Posts Tagged: Raqqa
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 war is winding down but very little progress has been made on addressing the underlying causes.
The Trump administration has shifted from extermination to annihilation in its war against the Islamic State.
By staying out of the conflicts in the Middle East, the United States can benefit both American citizens and the citizens of those distant lands.
With mass-casualty events from Raqqa to Mosul, some think the U.S. military is scrapping rules designed to protect innocents.
City by city, state by state, the Middle East is being laid to waste — and then we’re bombing the rubble.
Islamic State leaders evade airstrikes through mingling with citizens and never letting the grass grow under them.
The Islamic State has two advantages over the chaotic violence of Iraq and the murderous Assad regime in Syria: services and justice.
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.