Posts Tagged: Military Intervention
President Obama’s decision to bomb Syria stands in stark violation of international law, the UN Charter, and the requirements of the U.S. Constitution.
Like layers of an onion, ISIS supporters can be carefully peeled away. But not if Obama goes into Syria and Iraq with a mallet.
Weakening ISIS requires eroding the support it relies on from tribal leaders, military figures, and ordinary Iraqi Sunnis. Here's how to do it without bombs.
The twin plagues of ISIS and Ebola thrive on the breakdown of the existing order.
U.S. airstrikes are just the kind of outside force that will keep ISIS strong and unified.
Human Rights Watch continues to face charges from activists, including Nobel Laureates, who say the group is too close to Washington to criticize U.S. foreign policy.
Four myths American exceptionalists peddle about the U.S. president and America's role in the world.
Oxford professor Richard Caplan examines the challenges of exiting from state-building operations.
How the Obama administration can make good on its stated preference for diplomacy over war.
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.