How to Save Iraq
July 22, 2014
This is the best, or the least bad, solution to the current crisis.
A Middle East Expert Explains Assad's Dangerous Charm, ISIS's Plans, and the Future of the Region
July 09, 2014
A conversation with former Syrian Ambassador Robert Ford.
A Dispatch from the Happiest Place in Iraq
July 03, 2014
The tranquility and tolerance of Erbil.
An alleged oil deal is raising diplomatic tensions.
Now that map is crumbling.
The Jihadis Who've Flocked to Syria Really Might be in Madrid or Milwaukee Before Long
June 24, 2014
The discredited idea of terrorist "bleedout" makes a comeback
Assuming, that is, the mysterious Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri is even still alive.
Elliott Abrams shows some real nerve in a Politico Magazine article.
Obama Has Two Options on Iraq. Both Are Terrible.
June 19, 2014
Obama hopes to keep Iraq from falling apart, but it is going to be very difficult.
It all comes down to what the U.S., Iran, and Saudi Arabia decide to do.