If we want to truly love one another, first we have to learn how to hate evil men like the recently killed ISIS mastermind
Two years on, the time has come for a moral assessment of our military strategy in the Middle East
An excerpt from Seth Frantzman’s forthcoming book, ‘After ISIS: America, Iran and the Struggle for the Middle East’
Five years after the Islamic State’s massacre of Yazidis in Sinjar, Iraq, it seems harder than ever to get Western leaders to live up to protecting minority ethnic or religious groups from extinction in the Middle East
Obama’s attempt to make Tehran an ally against ISIS has backfired. Trump needs to ditch that approach to keep Iran in check and prevent an ISIS resurgence.
And why Trump’s military pullout represents not a new direction in foreign affairs but a coarse coda to a decade of institutional error
And the book that may have inspired the Squirrel Hill massacre
Two young Americans set out on a bike ride across the world to prove that people were good. ISIS had other ideas.
Why military supremacy is no longer enough for a Jewish state fighting on asymmetric fronts against nonstate actors with the ability to shape public perceptions and war narratives
A frontline Kurdish peshmerga officer describes what it was like to be abandoned by the West in Iraq in October of 2017
Bernard-Henri Lévy presents his extraordinary documentary Peshmerga at the United Nations, but civilization isn’t listening
Two years after the Kurds fought against the Islamic State, America turned its back as they sought independence
‘Afghanistan is the swamp and Trump now owns it’
A new report from the so-called human rights group argues a moral equivalence between the Islamic State and the US-Led Coalition fighting to free Mosul
Trump’s intel scandal sheds light on what America gets out of the U.S.-Israel relationship
In the recent case of an Orthodox woman who was attacked and killed at home, French authorities seem to have a hard time differentiating the insane impulse from the intentional act, refusing to see the anti-Semitism that co-exists with terror
Six Years of Syrian Civil War: A French citizen who disappeared into the wreckage of Assad’s state now sends operatives home to fight a brutal war with the West
‘Europe’s gift to Islam’ was born in Austria-Hungary 116 years ago this week. His ideas on the intersection of politics and religion are more relevant than ever.
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