Tag Archives: Iraq

Ending the War in Syria and Iraq: Strategic Steps

A responsible military and political plan to isolate ISIS geographically, militarily and diplomatically.

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Getting Real: Facing Necessary Facts in Syria and Iraq

Washington’s admitting some hard truths is a pre-requisite to defeating ISIS.

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France and the West: Inconvenient Questions

Action-reaction patterns in the November 13 terrorist attack in Paris.

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Battling ISIS and the Six Lessons of Vietnam

Eerie similarities between the United States’ defeat in Vietnam and early stages of conflict in Iraq and Syria.

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United States: The Hypocritical Hegemon

Why the United States has lost the mantle of moral and geopolitical arbiter.

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Rethinking the U.S. Strategy Against IS in Syria

Why the U.S. government should use mercenaries in Syria.

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The U.S. Strategy on IS in Iraq Has It Backwards

Why the U.S. government must rethink Iraq’s territorial integrity.

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May 8, 1945: Beyond the Unconditional Surrender of German Forces

The ominous date also marks the beginning of violence and occupation in Algeria, Greece and Eastern Europe.

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The Unmaking of American Foreign Policy

The American presidency has a long history of appropriating foreign policy powers from Congress.

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Before Iran, Benjamin Netanyahu to Congress on Iraq

Why the U.S. would be wise to disregard Netanyahu’s counsel on Iran, for everyone’s sake.

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