Posts Tagged: syrian civil war
Weakening ISIS requires eroding the support it relies on from tribal leaders, military figures, and ordinary Iraqi Sunnis. Here's how to do it without bombs.
The twin plagues of ISIS and Ebola thrive on the breakdown of the existing order.
Washington sabotaged its own "war on terror" by destabilizing the Middle East even as it coddled the U.S. allies who were actually sponsoring terrorism.
The U.S. and its allies have funded a host of Syrian opposition councils that are more interested in seeking Western aid than serving the Syrian people.
Four myths American exceptionalists peddle about the U.S. president and America's role in the world.
In just five years, Syria has gone from being the world’s second-largest host of refugees to the second-largest producer of them.
Meet five women who are bearing the burden of conflict in Syria and persevering in spite of it.
How the Obama administration can make good on its stated preference for diplomacy over war.
Iraq's problems are in large part the result of recent disasters--like the U.S. invasion and the Syrian civil war--not ancient grievances.
Adding yet more warfare to the current crisis in the Middle East will perpetuate exactly what the imperial powers set out to do: tear an entire region of the world asunder.