Posts Tagged: Islamic State
What we see on our screens has primed us to make the obvious mistake of worrying overmuch about improbable threats and worrying undermuch about the more probable ones.
Will the Islamic State attempt to procure nuclear material as Al Qaeda once did?
During and after Israel's war on Gaza, bipartisan congressional majorities have worked to undermine war crimes investigations by the United Nations and human rights groups.
Hillary Clinton and her hawkish Democratic allies are already running hard to the right of Obama.
As more European governments line up to recognize a Palestinian state, Israel (and the U.S.) look more isolated than ever.
Turkey’s head-in-the-sand policy towards the Islamic State leaves it open to charges of appeasement.
In Turkish President Erdogan’s apparently: He claims to fear an independent Kurdish state as much as the Islamic State.
The Islamic State may use beheading as a tool to recruit fighters.
The standards the U.S. purportedly used to prevent civilian deaths from drone strikes have been relaxed for airstrikes in Syria and Iraq.
Americans are trading away their privacy, civil liberties, and billions of tax dollars for an intelligence complex that never seems to know what's going on in the world.