Iraq

Obama's Former Muslim Advisor Assesses Whether He's Lived Up to His Cairo Speech
October 19, 2014

Obama came into office promising to improve relations with the Muslim world. It didn't go exactly as planned.

No, Chemical Weapons in Iraq Do Not Prove That Bush Was Right to Invade
October 15, 2014

These chemical weapons are decades old and were created with the help of the U.S.

Obama, Not Bush, Is the Master of Unilateral War
The president must force Congress to vote on his military powers
October 14, 2014

The president must force Congress to vote on his military powers.

Can Turkish Multiculturalism Survive the Islamic State?
October 09, 2014

The answer will have repercussions well beyond its borders.

If Obama Wants Congress' Approval to Attack ISIS, He'll Have to Ask—or Screw Up Badly
October 07, 2014

What history tells us about Obama's unilateral decision to bomb ISIS>

The War Against the Islamic State Is About to Hit $1 Billion
September 30, 2014

And there's no plan for how this will end.

We Need to Begin Nation-Building in Syria Right Now
If we want to avoid the mistakes we made in Iraq
September 24, 2014

If we want to avoid the mistakes we made in Iraq.

Obama's Legal Basis for Bombing Iraq Keeps Shifting
The 2002 AUMF is politically disastrous for the Obama administration
September 16, 2014

Rather than waiting for Congressional approval, Obama is using outdated Bush-era legislation to fight the Islamic State.

You Call This a Strategy for Defeating IS?
Why I'm skeptical of Obama's plan
September 11, 2014

Why I'm skeptical of Obama's plan.

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