Posts Tagged: Ramadi
As ISIS loses territory, it returns to mass-casualty attacks against civilians. That's why military-first approaches to terrorism are doomed to failure.
Such a vacuum has enabled the Islamic State to become a magnet for unemployed young men throughout the Middle East and North Africa.
City by city, state by state, the Middle East is being laid to waste — and then we’re bombing the rubble.
Even as Obama admits there's no military solution in Iraq, the Pentagon is pouring more U.S. troops and weapons into its floundering war on the Islamic State.
Intervention may not be the answer, but the damage that the Islamic State wreaks on the regions it rules requires immediate action.
The Islamic State is less a product of Islamist extremism than the legacy of Saddam Hussein.
In Iraq, the U.S. broke a nation of human beings, and it owes them an apology--and restitution.