Despite al-Baghdadi’s death, Trump is creating the conditions groups like ISIS thrive in.
Trump’s announcement contradicts statements made by senior officials in his administration. While they sort out their differences, U.S. warplanes and drones will continue to devastate Syria.
Donald Trump has declared war on human rights — at home and abroad.
There’s a likely ending to all this military bluster and buildup, and it’s one that goes boom.
It was light on foreign policy specifics, but heavy on red meat for Trump’s racist supporters.
ISIS is on the decline, but the catastrophic political divisions in Iraq and Syria that gave rise to it are no closer to being mended.
The Islamic State group lost its capital, but U.S. military action has done more harm than good.
Peace activists must look beyond our own movement.
ISIS may be on its way out, but the Iraqi city has a long hard road ahead.
Multiple air strikes on cities and the use of white phosphorus—a probable war crime—guarantee a growing death toll.
The U.S. admitted to using white phosphorus in civilian areas in Syria, Phyllis Bennis tells The Real News.
With mass-casualty events from Raqqa to Mosul, some think the U.S. military is scrapping rules designed to protect innocents.
Civilians in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen won’t survive to cheer the removal of ISIS if they’re killed by the same bombs, IPS Middle East expert Phyllis Bennis told Rising Up with Sonali.
An attempt at full-spectrum dominance may bankrupt the American economy and irreparably damage the global economy
Opportunities to understand more fully what you will need to know about the US in the Middle East as we go into the Trump era.