Regions / Iraq
The president once distanced himself from the Bush legacy. Now he's brought back the architects of its darkest moments.
Americans spend $32 million per hour on wars started during the Bush administration.
The sanctuary movement needs an anti-war voice.
Conflicts don't have to include "genocide" to demand intervention. And "intervention" doesn't have to mean military action.
U.S. Special Forces now blanket most of the world, yet terrorist groups continue to proliferate. Maybe militarism isn't the solution.
Trump's racist remarks are offensive. The brutal excesses of U.S. foreign policy are worse.
The Islamic State is increasingly going on-line to ensure its survival.
ISIS is on the decline, but the catastrophic political divisions in Iraq and Syria that gave rise to it are no closer to being mended.
ISIS is on the verge of collapse, but the the quagmire continues.
If any other public agency had blown hundreds of billions of dollars, Congress would hold hearings. If it's the Pentagon, it gets $80 billion more.