Posts Tagged: Gulf War
New debates, especially on the national security state, bring new vibrancy to our civic life. In death, even flawed politicians can do us that final service.
Successive U.S. military interventions upended the very international system the U.S. once pledged to uphold. Now the world faces the twin challenges of ISIS and Trump.
A new book on conflict resolution provides a history of the subject and a counterfactual history of recent events.
A region at war, a rash of terrorist attacks, and the worst refugee crisis since World War II: These are the legacies of America’s quarter-century-and-counting war in Iraq.
Thirty-six years into the U.S. base build-up in the Greater Middle East, military force has failed as a strategy for controlling the region, no less defeating terrorist organizations.
Five bedrock delusions keep America mired in the Middle East, to everyone's detriment.
Remember that glorious day when Wolf Blitzer cringed beneath the rockets' red glare in Baghdad?