Regions / Syria
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.
The Trump administration has shifted from extermination to annihilation in its war against the Islamic State.
Saudi Arabia's puzzling effort to blacklist its tiny neighbor Qatar begs the question of who's really isolated in the Gulf.
From North Korea to Russia to the Middle East, there's no shortage of deal-making needed. But beware the fine print of anything with Trump's insignia.
By putting such a sinister face on it, Trump might have finally inspired lawmakers to rein in America’s post-9/11 war machine.
By staying out of the conflicts in the Middle East, the United States can benefit both American citizens and the citizens of those distant lands.
If the war on terror has taught us one thing, it's that harsh laws targeting non-citizens will eventually be extended to citizens, too.
A winning (losing) formula would look something like: Rush headlong into new conflicts. Create failed states. Prop up dictatorships. Alienate the public. Sound familiar?
No one expected Trump to be a peace president, but he seems bent on taking us to the verge of World War III.
Trump's wars are now all over the map. The peace movement can fight back by joining already thriving intersectional campaigns.