Interventions tend to start more fires than the ones they try to put out.
It is fair to say that the Islamic State group is a problem created by the Americans. Because the problem stemmed from the U.S., the responsibility to clean up the mess should belong to the U.S.
With regret, it has to be said that the U.S. is not winding down its war in Afghanistan in a responsible manner.
Obama was successful in his feat to unite the Republicans — against him — over foreign policy.
On Wednesday evening, three hours before the 13th anniversary of the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, when the United States was attacked by the deranged jihadi al-Qaida network, President Barack Obama made a solemn speech about his plans to weaken and ultimately destroy the Islamic State, another wave of crazed jihadi whose [Read more]
Maybe it is time to think of non-military answers.
Washington ignores, or at least tries to ignore, its own direct and indirect responsibilities in the creation of the Islamic State, al-Qaida and other expressions of violent fundamentalism.
It seems that the international mobilization being talked about is just an American fabrication.
Between the Septembers, there will be despair that the world hasn't changed, that the lesson has yielded no benefit.
It had not been that many days since the beginning of American bombings against the militant group called the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria — ISIS in its initials in English, or simply, the Islamic State — when the video that showed the decapitation of the American journalist Foley circulated throughout all [Read more]