Posts Tagged: Iraq
The spirit of Saddam Hussein lives on in the Islamic State.
IS, formerly ISIS, elicits cult-like behavior in its followers and those it conquers.
Iraq Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has driven Sunnis into the arms of ISIS.
From providing relief for trapped Yazidis to supporting a potential new Iraqi unity government.
ISIS is intent on forming its own state, but it may turn to international terrorism next.
After the war in Iraq, is it feasible to invoke the Responsibility to Protect doctrine to protect civilians from ISIS?
Iraq's dire refugee crisis is posing a humanitarian and political challenge to the Obama administration.
Iraq President Nouri al-Maliki’s attention remains divided.
However vindictive and mule-headed, Prime Minister Maliki doesn’t deserve all the blame for the success of ISIS in Iraq.
The march of the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham is marked by both savagery and the provision of social services.