"What good would come from destabilizing Iran? What would America get out of that?”
The Pandora’s Box of war
This slaughter has already lasted nearly 16 years. It will not cease until the United States is exhausted and withdraws its forces from the region.
The campaign to exterminate Muslims
"We attack them not for what they do but because we see them as being different from us. We must eradicate them to save ourselves."
The US war in Iraq: 15 years and counting … the...
Fifteen years after the calamitous invasion of Iraq, those who precipitated the war still walk free.
McMaster of war
Does unrealistic war experience lead to Trump's advisor's overconfidence?
The light at the end of the corner
Bad as things are right now, experience tells us – or at least our military commanders swear to it – that they’ll get better sooner or later.
Middle East – How America shot itself in the foot
The U.S. needs to learn the art of diplomacy instead of spending a lot of time constantly demonizing and threatening other countries.
The fall of the house of ISIS
ISIS is on the decline, but the catastrophic political divisions in Iraq and Syria that gave rise to it are no closer to being mended.
Iraqi Kurdistan: Setting the stage for a new war in the...
Several NATO countries, including Canada and the United States have special forces soldiers deployed in the region.
Europe and the Middle East are both on the verge of...
From Catalonia to Kurdistan, long simmering regions are clamoring for their own states. But what good is being a state anymore?