Kurdistan could be a viable state, but independence from Iraq would be no panacea for the instability caused by ISIS.
On the Newsstand:Iraq
World Refugee Day serves as a grim reminder of the numerous ongoing struggles that have caused the greatest number of refugees in modern history.
One generation under American Idiot: the millennial anthem Turns 10 years old this year.
On the border with Syria, lingering ethnic tensions left over from the post-Hussein government form the basis of continued fighting.
We live in a country where "spin" matters more than the truth, and where towing the party line is more important than sincerely holding opinions and engaging in substantive debate.
A peacetime America poses several transitional challenges that the federal government must confront.
What J.S. Mill would say about modern American adventurism.
A look at three important issues both parties avoided, or inadequately addressed, in their convention proceedings.
One of the most remarkable untold stories of American involvement in Iraq is coming to an end.
The disadvantages of imposing sanctions too often go unexamined.
The United States must reenergize U.S.-Turkey relations; if it does not, it runs the risk of potentially losing one of its greatest Middle Eastern allies.
Grave of the Fireflies and Apocalypse Now showed malnourished toddlers and heads on stakes; Call of Duty shows badass special ops troopers shooting terrorists and riding snowmobiles.