Posts Tagged: ISIL
In the wake of the Paris attacks, Americans can’t let the hawks stampede us back into panic and illusions that US military supremacy can remake the world.
The Islamic State may use beheading as a tool to recruit fighters.
U.S. airstrikes are just the kind of outside force that will keep ISIS strong and unified.
The U.S. and its allies have funded a host of Syrian opposition councils that are more interested in seeking Western aid than serving the Syrian people.
Obama has few good options in Iraq, but the worst choice would be emulating George W. Bush.
Israel believes it can bomb Gazans into changing their interests. How long will Obama support this delusion?
Iraq's problems are in large part the result of recent disasters--like the U.S. invasion and the Syrian civil war--not ancient grievances.
Adding yet more warfare to the current crisis in the Middle East will perpetuate exactly what the imperial powers set out to do: tear an entire region of the world asunder.
With secular autocrats and rigid Islamists equally discredited in the Arab world, the space is wide open for progressive democrats to save the Arab spring.
Five steps the U.S. can take in Iraq without going back to war.