Martyrdom’s Strategy: Suicide Bombers Target Obama’s Withdrawal Plan

The latest surge in violence isn’t because the United States is leaving, but because the timeframe and terms of withdrawal are unclear.

Behind the Surge in Iraqi Women Suicide Bombers

The rise in Iraqi female suicide bombers illustrates the hollow nature of the widely touted U.S. counterinsurgency strategy in Iraq.

The New Walls of Baghdad

One glance at the realities on the ground in Iraq today reveals that U.S. military strategy is less about cultivating human relationships than about limiting them.