Posts Tagged: Isis
ISIS is on the decline, but the catastrophic political divisions in Iraq and Syria that gave rise to it are no closer to being mended.
ISIS is on the verge of collapse, but the the quagmire continues.
ISIS may be on its way out, but the Iraqi city has a long road ahead.
The Trump administration has shifted from extermination to annihilation in its war against the Islamic State.
By staying out of the conflicts in the Middle East, the United States can benefit both American citizens and the citizens of those distant lands.
The possibilities for catastrophic miscalculation are skyrocketing in the Middle East, and this administration is proving singularly prone to miscalculation.
The wars America is already fighting are going to cost trillions. The cost of the ones to come is almost incomprehensible.
With mass-casualty events from Raqqa to Mosul, some think the U.S. military is scrapping rules designed to protect innocents.
When U.S. rivals committed atrocities in Aleppo, Western talking heads were appalled. But when the U.S. supports them in Mosul? Silence.
The president apparently wants to put the U.S. on a permanent war footing to sustain his unpopular presidency.