Posts Tagged: Military Intervention
America's leading Sunni ally was propagating a violent, sectarian religious ideology long before ISIS came on the scene.
What the psychology of mass murderers — from Charles Manson on up to Bashar al-Assad and ISIS — can teach us about the method behind their madness.
From Paris to Beirut, the Islamic State's latest atrocities are a calculated effort to bring the war in Syria home to the countries participating in it.
America’s leading Sunni ally is proving how easily hubris, delusion, and old-fashioned ineptitude can trump even bottomless wealth.
The only sensible solution to the Syrian crisis is a quantum one in which Bashar al-Assad is simultaneously there and not there.
The former secretary of state could shatter the glass ceiling for women, but she'd leave the old boys' military-industrial complex intact.
No one who predicted disaster from Washington's intervention in Syria should expect anything different from Russia's.
Putin’s attempt at "shock and awe" in Syria has all the hallmarks of failed U.S. interventions of the past
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.
As Yemen rapidly disintegrates, the U.S. is turning a blind eye to atrocities committed by its Saudi allies — even as Washington enables them.