Regions / Iraq
Here's how the U.S. can leverage its wealth, safety, and diplomacy to serve the refugees it helped to create.
Winning the fight to protect the deal in Congress was a huge victory for diplomacy over war. But there's still much work to be done.
Will the monumental deal lay the foundation for creating a nuclear free zone throughout the Middle East?
On what legal grounds can the White House justify airstrikes against ISIS?
Phyllis Bennis discusses the rise of ISIS and U.S. foreign policy since the September 11, 2001 attacks
In their latest deal to fight ISIS, Washington and Turkey are treating the Middle East's largest stateless minority like pawns. That's a huge mistake.
The U.S. military-industrial complex plays a role as Congress considers rejecting the Iran nuclear agreement despite the potential cost of war.
If we continue to think about the Islamic State as a force to be fought on the battlefield, its second year will be worse than its first.
Why the latest increase in military presence by the U.S. in the region is doomed to fail
Even as Obama admits there's no military solution in Iraq, the Pentagon is pouring more U.S. troops and weapons into its floundering war on the Islamic State.