On the Newsstand:Iraq

/ September 2, 2014 12:30 pm

Being Stupid

In the recent chaos of the world, smart might be stupid, and stupid might be smart.

/ August 31, 2014 6:52 pm

The Ethics of Fighting with Terrorists

New Kurdish allies may create a legal problem for the United States concerning its terrorism laws.

/ August 7, 2014 11:48 am

Sorry, but Iran Air 655 is Not Equivalent to Malaysia Flight 17

Why Russia's role in the downing of a civilian plane should be distinguished from the United States' record in the Iran-Iraq War.

/ July 3, 2014 3:57 pm

Kurdistandoff: How ISIS is Encouraging Kurdish Independence

Kurdistan could be a viable state, but independence from Iraq would be no panacea for the instability caused by ISIS.

/ June 20, 2014 8:35 pm

World Refugee Day: A Reminder of Global Struggle

World Refugee Day serves as a grim reminder of the numerous ongoing struggles that have caused the greatest number of refugees in modern history.

/ June 15, 2014 11:49 am

Decent Interval?

Iraq isn’t South Vietnam, but some of the same dynamics are driving U.S. policy.

/ February 28, 2014 3:22 pm

Growing Up With Green Day: Millennials and 10 Years of American Idiot

One generation under American Idiot: the millennial anthem Turns 10 years old this year.

/ January 24, 2014 10:35 am

Al-Qaeda in Anbar: Why Iraq’s Sunni-Shia Conflict Isn’t Over

On the border with Syria, lingering ethnic tensions left over from the post-Hussein government form the basis of continued fighting.

/ November 11, 2013 12:04 pm

A World Neither Brave Nor New

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.

/ April 16, 2013 12:44 am

On Being Humans

There’s always a lot to think about when people die, and when people kill.

/ December 26, 2012 11:40 am

Peacetime in America

A peacetime America poses several transitional challenges that the federal government must confront.

/ October 22, 2012 3:55 pm

Utilitarianism and The Neoconservative Conceit

What J.S. Mill would say about modern American adventurism.

/ September 11, 2012 7:38 pm

Three Under-Reported Takeaways from Convention Season

A look at three important issues both parties avoided, or inadequately addressed, in their convention proceedings.

/ May 14, 2012 10:26 am

Iraq’s Forgotten Postscript

One of the most remarkable untold stories of American involvement in Iraq is coming to an end.

/ April 15, 2012 5:43 pm

The Sanctions Fallacy: Iran and Japan

The disadvantages of imposing sanctions too often go unexamined.

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