Regions / Syria
We need an independent investigation of the brutal U.S. attack on a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan, which killed 42 people.
The Islamic State, like 150% proof moonshine, is pure, but deadly.
Inviting blowback and decimating your tax base are not how to build a caliphate.
As with other totalitarian regimes, obsessive record-keeping may come back to haunt the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad.
The violence of the Assad regime in Syria resembles that of another regime which shall remain nameless.
The Islamic State is growing increasingly illiquid — are layoffs imminent?
Is the Free Syrian Army the future of Syria?
When the president wants to fulfill a constitutional duty — like nominating a Supreme Court justice — Congress is up in arms. When he launches a blatantly unconstitutional war, it shrugs.
Responding to Islamic extremism with violence is reminiscent of the sorcerer’s apprentice in Fantasia creating more brooms by whacking them with an axe.
The Islamic State and Al Qaeda could combine and form an entity more dangerous than the sum of its parts.