What ISIS's Leader Really Wants
September 01, 2014
The longer he lives, the more powerful he becomes.
Bashar Al Assad Is Laying a Deadly Ambush for Obama in Syria
August 26, 2014
In this case, the enemy of our enemy is NOT our friend.
The Islamic State is getting into the publishing business.
ISIS is more than just a Middle East problem.
And what that tells us about radicalization.
History's Lesson for the Middle East: When Superpowers Leave, Stability Doesn't Follow
August 22, 2014
History provides a sobering lesson about western involvement in the Middle East. It is that, when superpowers drift away, peace, progress, moderation and stability do not necessarily follow in their stead.
There's rampant corruption, widening inequality, and an increasingly authoritarian government.
Without more support, terrified Sunnis will feel they have no other choice.
The administration is being both deceptive and narrow-minded.
These Are the People Who Obama Is Trying to Save in Iraq
August 08, 2014
Kurds are fleeing as Islamic State militants close in.