Posts Tagged: Islamic State
Trump’s blunders have placed us back on the path to a truly catastrophic war, with barricades of lies blocking every off-ramp.
In addition to threatening a disastrous war with Iran, Trump's blundering has provoked a massive political crisis in Iraq.
The Trump administration betrayed the Kurds in Syria. But there is still time to turn things around.
Despite al-Baghdadi’s death, Trump is creating the conditions groups like ISIS thrive in.
It is sickening that the U.S. would deliver the Kurds to Turkish violence, but that doesn't mean we should embrace the U.S. presence in Syria.
After 13 rounds of talks in Kazakhstan, the parties are aiming small. Still, that’s a lot better than nothing.
The Kurds and the Misratan militias have seen U.S. support evaporate.
New reports show an escalation in civilian casualties from U.S. operations in Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia — and a pattern of U.S. denial about the scale of the problem.
The group's caliphate may be crumbled, but the political conditions that gave rise to it haven't improved at all.
The war is winding down but very little progress has been made on addressing the underlying causes.