Posts Tagged: Isis
In their latest deal to fight ISIS, Washington and Turkey are treating the Middle East's largest stateless minority like pawns. That's a huge mistake.
Those expecting the Iran nuclear deal to lead to regional security cooperation between the United States and Iran may be disappointed.
The unfolding intervention against the Islamic State shows that oil doesn't just guide U.S. foreign policy. It constrains our ways of thinking about it.
A poll indicates that Saudi citizens seem to find the Islamic State’s repressiveness and barbarism less objectionable than the House of Saud’s corruption.
Shooting down Iraqi Army helicopters could result in a wider war against the Islamic State.
To hear Saudi leaders tell it, the kingdom is under constant threat from Iran. But graver threats of their own making lurk at home.
If we continue to think about the Islamic State as a force to be fought on the battlefield, its second year will be worse than its first.
The good news is that al Qaeda is on the verge of collapse. The bad news is that it’s been superseded by the Islamic State.
Don’t be surprised to find the Islamic State in the UN one day.
Even as Obama admits there's no military solution in Iraq, the Pentagon is pouring more U.S. troops and weapons into its floundering war on the Islamic State.