Posts Tagged: Isis
The chain of events set into motion by the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq is reaching its logical conclusion — the disintegration of multi-ethnic states and a great expulsion of innocents.
The Russian military moves to shore up the Syrian Regime in its fight against the Islamic State and other rebel forces.
Here's how the U.S. can leverage its wealth, safety, and diplomacy to serve the refugees it helped to create.
We’ll never rebuild this country if we keep wasting money on war.
The Islamic State remains a puzzle to U.S. policymakers and analysts.
Turkey's offering Washington a fig leaf of cooperation against the Islamic State, but it's turning all its firepower against the most effective anti-ISIS fighters in the region — the Kurds.
Last year it was reported that the Islamic State captured Syrian fighter planes.
"The Iranian threat" has become such a truism in American politics that we've completely lost sight of Washington's own record.
Or, to put it another way, the Islamic State succeeds because it breaks all the rules of insurgency.
Donald Trump's not-so-veiled racism, crude economic populism, and male bravado make him the closest thing the U.S. has to an authentic European-style fascist.