America Should Not Help Europe With the Migrant Crisis
September 03, 2015

Let's focus on the real problems instead.

Can Humanitarian Intervention Be Saved From Its Friends?
July 24, 2015

A new generation of Democrats have pushed the language of liberal interventionism underground.

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.

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.

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.

Did Climate Change Play a Role in Starting the Syrian Civil War?
March 04, 2015

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.

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

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.