Posts Tagged: Islamic State
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.
The Islamic State has two advantages over the chaotic violence of Iraq and the murderous Assad regime in Syria: services and justice.
Those expecting the Iran nuclear deal to lead to regional security cooperation between the United States and Iran may be disappointed.
Hamas fears recent attacks in Gaza may be the responsibility of militants affiliated with the Islamic State.
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.
In the past, the Islamic State’s uber-violent videos may have been part of a recruiting scheme, but their purpose has become more focused.