Posts Tagged: Iraq
While reports of Ebola in the Islamic State have yet to be confirmed, an outbreak would not only present a crisis but opportunities for both it and the West.
Glossing over the Islamic State’s ultraviolence doesn’t help to make the case for non-intervention.
China appears to be aiding Iraq its fight against the Islamic State.
For the Islamic State, making the trains run on time doesn’t quite cover a multitude of sins.
The Islamic State is like a Pleasure Island for gangbangers and psychos.
The Supreme Leader oversaw plenty of state-sponsored violence, but viewed nuclear weapons as forbidden by Islam.
From the Assyrian Empire to the Mongols to the present, Iraq has been the perpetrator and victim of epic levels of violence.
The standards the U.S. purportedly used to prevent civilian deaths from drone strikes have been relaxed for airstrikes in Syria and Iraq.
Iran is the linchpin of security in the Middle East.
Alternatives exist to airstrikes and boots on the ground when dealing with a threat such as the Islamic State.