Posts Tagged: Isis
America's leading Sunni ally has been propagating a violent, sectarian religious ideology long before ISIS came on the scene.
What the psychology of mass murderers — from Charles Manson on up to Bashar al-Assad and ISIS — can teach us about the method behind their madness.
From Paris to Beirut, the Islamic State's latest atrocities are a calculated effort to bring the war in Syria home to the countries participating in it.
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.
Paris was a wake-up call for Westerners — a reminder that we usually have the luxury to ignore the costs of war, even as our governments inflict them on foreigners.
No, it’s not U.S. reluctance to go all in against Syria that has created a vacuum in its foreign policy for Russia to fill.
No one who predicted disaster from Washington's intervention in Syria should expect anything different from Russia's.
How is it that the Islamic State, with much of the world arrayed against it, endures?
The victory of Canada's Liberal Party was a mixed one for the country's left. But from pulling out of Syria to (maybe) legalizing marijuana, they're welcoming the change in governance.
An influx of Iranian troops into Syria is complementing Russian airstrikes in attempting to shore up the Assad regime.