There’s no purely military solution to the insurgency raging across northeastern Nigeria.
2015 could yet see some significant developments—at least on issues where the White House and GOP are aligned.
A former Syrian Kurdish MP is hunger striking in Washington for action in Kobane.
Four Months into Iraq War 3.0, the cracks are showing — on the battlefield and at the Pentagon.
Obama is more than willing to stand up against the Islamic State. Too bad he wasn’t willing to stand up to his hawkish critics.
The Obama administration’s war plans in Iraq and Syria are illegal, ill-conceived, and destined to fail. Here’s what the U.S.—and you—can do instead.
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.