Posts Tagged: Islamic State
Trump's signature slogan on how to deal with ISIS is delusional.
A region at war, a rash of terrorist attacks, and the worst refugee crisis since World War II: These are the legacies of America’s quarter-century-and-counting war in Iraq.
Thirty-six years into the U.S. base build-up in the Greater Middle East, military force has failed as a strategy for controlling the region, no less defeating terrorist organizations.
The administration needs to face its inability to achieve regime change in Syria and the destruction of the Islamic State.
Our wildly inflated fear of terrorism is a self-fulfilling prophecy.
The efforts of the U.S. and Iraq to extract the Islamic State have left Ramadi uninhabitable.
Just like bin Laden and Al Qaeda, the Islamic State views attacks on it as a means to win recruit more fighters and suicide bombers.
How the CIA, bad trade deals, and wanton military intervention caused the social crises that gave us the Donald. (Really.)
By raising sectarian temperatures throughout the Middle East, the Saudis risk escalating the unaffordable proxy wars they’ve already bogged themselves down in.
How the Pentagon is using the "ISIS crisis" to expand its footprint in the Horn of Africa.