Saturday, May 8, 2021
The Islamic State and Erasing Human History

The Islamic State and Erasing Human History

From stamping out idolatry, to propaganda, to making some extra cash, there are many reasons to erase history
war with iran

Israel Does Not Need a War with Iran

Israel has a greater interest in supporting the deal with Iran
Kurdistan

Kurdistan: One Hundred Years of Betrayal

Over the past century, European powers, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, Israel, and the United States have all used the Kurdish people to further their own aims
Turkey bombs kurds

Turkey Bombs Kurds and Islamic State

The struggle against the Islamic State just got far more complex as Turkey starts to bomb both sides
Iran Nuclear Accord

Iran Nuclear Accord Success

Despite conservative hysteria, the world just became a much safer place
Nuclear Iran

Schmoozing a Nuclear Iran

The prospect of war and the pursuit of peace
Egyptian revolution

Tourism, Terrorism and the Continuing Egyptian Revolution

Why Egypt still has a long way to go in solving its many problems
Ramadi

Don’t Criticize Iraqis for Western Failures

Outside forces fighting the Islamic State have no business criticizing Iraqi soldiers
Harris vs Chomsky

Harris vs Chomsky: Intent and Body-Counts

A debate that asks which is worse; an imperialistic government with "good intent" that kills many or Islamic radicals with "bad intent" that kills a few?
Socially Progressive Countries

The Most Socially Progressive Countries In The World

There are some surprises to be found in this year's Social Progress Index, which measures the social advancement of 133 countries
war with Iran

Nothing Short Of A War With Iran Will Satisfy Congress

It's always been easier for the United States to wage war than pursue peace
Afghan Interpreters

More Visas Needed For Afghan Interpreters

Many Afghans who risked their lives to aid western countries are getting turned away
Muhamadu Buhari

Could Nigeria’s Election Bring back Our Girls?

Nigeria has ousted a longtime incumbent over Boko Harem's infamous kidnapping
Iranian Nuclear Talks

Iranian Nuclear Talks: Perpetuation and Stagnation

Despite the many setbacks, it's still easier to reach a deal than to deal with the consequences of not obtaining one
War on ISIS

Canada Extends and Expands It’s Endless War on ISIS

Opposition parties were asleep at the wheel as Canada voted to become the second nation to bomb ISIS in Syria
Ukraine Crisis

Ukraine Crisis: Russian Invasion or Withdrawal?

Economics could force Russia to withdraw from Ukraine, but it could also force them to invade
US-Israeli Relations

Don’t Expect US-Israeli Relations to Change Much

The relationship between the US and Israel might seem strained, but it’s only in appearance
Israeli Palestinian Conflict Statistics

Israeli Palestinian Conflict Statistics

Because Israeli politicians has largely ignored the Palestinian issue throughout the election, here is a reminder of what both sides have lost
Future of Warfare

The Future of Warfare?

We may soon see the end of gunpowder-based warfare and it's replacement is terrifying
Bibi Goes to Washington

Bibi Goes to Washington (Again)

Netanyahu recycled Cold War, anti-communist rhetoric to suit his own desired end of regional dominance