Regions / Syria
It’s tempting to use a harsh epithet like “terrorism” to describe the actions in Orlando. Perhaps “mass hate crime” would be more accurate.
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.