Why Hasn't America Admitted More Syrian Refugees?
May 31, 2015
The U.S. has taken in less than 1,000 refugees since the war began, while Brazil has issued more than 6,000 visas.
Staunch defenders of Israel claim there is—and thus, unwittingly compare the country's actions with the Islamic State's.
One Group Has Proven It Can Beat ISIS. So Why Isn't the U.S. Doing More to Help Them?
March 20, 2015
With the U.S. set to train thousands of Syrian rebels, the Kurds continue their calls for aid.
Climate change can provoke societal unrest, as the situation in Syria shows.
"If You Kill the People They'll Be Against You"
February 14, 2015
An interview with Syria's Bashar al Assad.
Obama Isn't Ready to Give Up His Broad War Powers
February 12, 2015
His new war authorization against ISIS is too open-ended.
Will Turkey finally do something about ISIS?
The Islamic State Produced the Most Influential Song of the Year
December 30, 2014
You won't find this gruesome number on any year-end lists.
The rise of the Islamic State proved that the U.S. doesn't know how to wind down its wars in the Middle East.
Al Qaeda's Alliance with ISIS Exposes the U.S.'s Strategic Myopia
November 17, 2014
Syria's moderates might be suffering from American support.