Islamic State

Is the Islamic State Actually a State? No, But Letting It Say So Is Dangerous.
June 08, 2015

Most of the focus has been on whether the Islamic State lives up to the first half of its name.

The Many Rebrandings of Rick Santorum
May 28, 2015

He portrays himself as a stubborn man of principle who also happens to be a foreign policy expert. But this isn’t really true.

No, ISIS' Attack on Palestinians Doesn't Expose a Double Standard on Israel
April 10, 2015

Staunch defenders of Israel claim there is—and thus, unwittingly compare the country's actions with the Islamic State's.

How Islamic Is the Islamic State? Not at All.
March 12, 2015

What The Atlantic magazine got wrong about ISIS.

The Islamic State Is Losing Iraq
February 27, 2015

A report from the war-torn country.

Obama Isn't Ready to Give Up His Broad War Powers
February 12, 2015

His new war authorization against ISIS is too open-ended.

The Obama Administration Is Gifting War Machines to a Murderous Dictator
February 03, 2015

These Ferguson-style vehicles will likely be used against Uzbeks, not terrorists.

The Islamic State Has Sleeper Cells Throughout Turkey. Does Erdogan Care?
January 21, 2015

Will Turkey finally do something about ISIS?

How Deep Did the Apparent ISIS Hack of the U.S. Military's Twitter Go?
January 12, 2015

Some of the information they "leaked" was already publicly available.

The Three Worst Foreign Policy Predictions of 2014
December 31, 2014

Russia would never invade Ukraine, right?

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