Posts Tagged: Islamic State
But a state other than the United States might be a better choice to assume operational leadership.
Yazidi refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan now sleep in classrooms, hallways, and the courtyards of facilities intended for children’s education. What happens when school starts?
The expansion of the Islamic State is not a problem for the United States to solve alone.
The spirit of Saddam Hussein lives on in the Islamic State.
The twin plagues of ISIS and Ebola thrive on the breakdown of the existing order.
IS, formerly ISIS, elicits cult-like behavior in its followers and those it conquers.
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.
U.S. airstrikes are just the kind of outside force that will keep ISIS strong and unified.
Obama has few good options in Iraq, but the worst choice would be emulating George W. Bush.
Meet five women who are bearing the burden of conflict in Syria and persevering in spite of it.