Since the Iran deal, Tehran has not slipped into a passive role—instead, it’s pursued a blatantly aggressive approach to Middle Eastern and world affairs.
On this 9/11 anniversary, we’re starting to realize that nobody has a coherent strategic answer to the threat of Islamic terrorism. We’re not even trying.
Author Stephen Mansfield shares his interactions with Kurdish leaders, what the Trump administration should do, and his prediction for the results of the independence referendum.
An Afghan interpreter who served alongside American troops for 13 years has finally been allowed to come to the United States after five years of pleading with the State Department.
‘When you see a girl being rescued, you cry,’ says the ‘Jewish Schindler,’ Steve Maman. ‘I don’t care how tough you are, you cry.’
Many argue that ISIS is close to death. But whatever happens in Raqqa, ISIS’s cause will live on.
We must not dismiss the horrors faced by Christians and other minorities. President Trump must help them, lest another round of atrocities ensue.
The Manchester bombing is a stunning reminder that, despite ISIS losing territory in the Middle East, its appeal isn’t totally lost on young Muslims living in the West.
The Trump administration is a lot closer to conventional foreign policy orthodoxy than many of his political enemies thought or his supporters desired.
During the Obama era, our military maneuvers were transparent to a fault. We need the element of surprise when conducting operations overseas.
We shouldn’t need humanitarian prompting to care about Syria. We should care because we’re terrified of the implications for our own interests and security.
The new immigration executive order is better than the old one. Here are the main things it gets right, and the big questions it leaves unanswered.
What’s best for the refugees should be the question at hand. We can acknowledge and respect our cultural differences and consider that regional alternatives are a good solution.
As ISIS loses ground in Syria and Iraq, there is increasing concern that militants will flee to nearby countries and terror cells to regroup.
Trump’s drive-by policymaking could be a huge distraction for his top foreign policy surrogates—and more importantly, sow chaos across the globe.
Defeating ISIS would most likely necessitate a holistic, long-term approach in Iraq along the lines of the 2007 surge. But this would cost the president significant political capital.
Veterans are not getting the health care—including the mental health care—they need to thrive and survive after their service.
Not only do these Christians have hundreds of years of oppressed mentality to overcome, but Muslims, just like wife-beaters, increase their wrathful acts upon their victims when they seek help.
Because of the administration’s excessive haste to act and media personalities’ haste to judge, reasonable discussion of American crisis migration policy has been all but snuffed out.
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