Islamic State in Iraq and Syria
Amplify the voices of productive young people so that groups like ISIS do not drown them out.
To make genuine sense of world politics, it is first necessary to look behind the news.
The biggest shortcoming of our foreign policy is that it is mostly a military policy.
If the goal is still to "degrade and defeat" ISIS, we need far more decisive action.
Because of Israel's self-defense operations, America and its allies do not currently face Islamist...
“Incredible work when you think about," he said.
A new position for hostage issues raises policy questions and comes with operational risks.
Iraqi leaders had their own objectives, which ran contrary to US national security.
There is only one sheriff in town, and that sheriff better put on his badge.
Some seek reform and a stronger voice from Congress.
Risks can be reduced, but never entirely eliminated.
The country is quietly but steadily backsliding into competitive authoritarianism.
From the beginning, all determinative behavior in world affairs has been driven by group conflict.
As of this World Refugee Day, there are more refugees than at any time since the end of World War...
Events like the cartoon contest in Texas serve as powerful recruiting tools for ISIS.
Obama has a great deal in common with the GOP icon.
Strategists are rolling out a specious new argument: All was well until Obama messed it up.
The years leading up to Obama's inauguration saw widespread violence in Iraq.
Paul and his GOP critics are both right about each other, and also wrong about each other — but all...
What is frightening is another Bush presidency that leads to more counterinsurgency wars.
Jeb Bush should press on as he has these past weeks and watch his poll numbers climb.
Rebels are struggling to grab as much ground as possible before a U.N.-imposed cease-fire.
If the US plays its cards right, it can stabilize the region and correct earlier mistakes.
It is hard to put a good spin on the Obama administration's dealings in the Middle East.