The expansion of the Islamic State is not a problem for the United States to solve alone.
Almost as Surprising as Islamic State’s Explosive Growth: Its Baath Military Leadership
The spirit of Saddam Hussein lives on in the Islamic State.
The Smiling Face of the Islamic State
IS, formerly ISIS, elicits cult-like behavior in its followers and those it conquers.
Why Washington’s War on Terror Failed
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.
Bin Laden’s Legacy: Giving Muslims Religious License to Kill Each Other
According to Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri’s interpretation of Sunni Islamic law, Muslims who support a tyrannical regime or an occupying force are fair game for al Qaeda.
Intra-Jewish Discrimination in Israel
A Mizrahi feminism cut-and-paste primer.
From Gaza to Ferguson: Exposing the Toolbox of Racist Repression
Mass incarceration and militarized police forces are two of the most potent tools in a panoply of repressive instruments of power used by Israel and the U.S.
Malaysia’s Relationship With Israel Gets Frostier
The ongoing crisis in Gaza has pushed the Malaysia-Israel relationship to the point of no return.
The U.S. Is Still Funding Oppression in Egypt
It’s been a year since the Egyptian military committed the worst massacre in modern Egypt’s history. Why does the U.S. continue to fund it?
Rise of ISIS Downfall of Maliki
Iraq Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has driven Sunnis into the arms of ISIS.