Obama came into office promising to improve relations with the Muslim world. It didn't go exactly as planned.
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
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.
They explain why they do what they do.
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
September 24, 2014
If we want to avoid the mistakes we made in Iraq.
Obama's Legal Basis for Bombing Iraq Keeps Shifting
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Rather than waiting for Congressional approval, Obama is using outdated Bush-era legislation to fight the Islamic State.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?
September 11, 2014
Why I'm skeptical of Obama's plan.