Despite its defeat on the battlefield, the Islamic State is using Iraq’s black market to stockpile millions of dollars to fuel its coming insurgency.
Kurdish officials once dreamed of forging their own state out of the ashes of the war against the Islamic State. Now they are fighting for their very survival.
The administration notices growing competition with authoritarian countries, but skirts around the source of conflict.
In Iraq, the U.S invasion toppled over society and let sectarian dynamics run their course.
Answer: For a military chaplain to hold and comfort wounded and dying Iraqi children.
America has no greater friend than Britain. Or had.
An interview from the San Diego Union-Tribune
Why the United States can’t be complacent about undermining the remnants of the terrorist group.
And there’s no indication that, despite Mohammed bin Salman’s bold moves, Saudi Arabia stands a chance of turning the tide.
A revisionist assessment of the Trump administration’s beleaguered Secretary of State.
As a young reporter in political Washington in the late 1980s, I noticed that there was a type of person who thrived in the driven, transactional environment of the capital.
The United States needs to put a stop to this flashpoint before it’s too late.
Policymakers must articulate the “why” informing a strategy and periodically revaluate whether it is achievable and what ought to come next.