Regions / Iraq
When U.S. rivals committed atrocities in Aleppo, Western talking heads were appalled. But when the U.S. supports them in Mosul? Silence.
The president apparently wants to put the U.S. on a permanent war footing to sustain his unpopular presidency.
Even some critiques of Donald Trump's Muslim ban contain unfortunate stereotypes.
Trump wants Iraq's oil, and he's not interested in sharing.
Already Trump is super-charging U.S. militarism, gutting diplomacy, and punishing the victims of wars Washington started.
The collateral damage of the Iraq War continues -- for Iraqis and Americans alike.
When it came to race, climate, or diplomacy, Obama was like a visitor from the future. On trade and intervention, however, he was often stuck in the past.
Obama officials have repeatedly expressed a commitment to killing large numbers of ISIS fighters. Will Trump take it even further?
This year's lowlights from world politics, the culture wars, and the military-industrial complex.
From the Big Lie to torture and sectarian violence, the U.S. and the Middle East are still paying the price for our moral perversions in Iraq.