Regions / Iraq
The Israel lobby is responsible for its fair share of catastrophes--but the Iraq war is not among them.
Putting aside even Iraq's horrifying descent into sectarian violence, the United States did a spectacularly poor job of governing the country.
An Argentinian fatwa, a blustering Saddam Hussein.
It didn't take long for the world to recognize that the US invasion and occupation of Iraq constituted a "dumb war." But dumb wasn't the half of it.
Amidst the Middle East's ongoing conflicts and turmoil, the Kurds of northern Iraq may come out on top with an independent state.
Did an FPIF columnist convince Barack Obama to oppose the Iraq war?
Although the prospects for an independent state in Syrian Kurdistan remain dim, unprecedented Kurdish autonomy will likely result from the conflict
The treasures of Syria's history are under attack from the military, rebels, and looters.
As usual, Al Qaeda makes a mockery of Islam.
Returning from war without psychological trauma is not necessarily good for veterans.