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.
The U.S. government should be making it more difficult to sell weapons—at home as well as abroad.
Some progressives remain conflicted about how the United States should respond to Syria's increasingly violent civil war. This internal division has only deepened as the Obama administration considers launching a military strike on Bashar al-Assad for an alleged...