What the U.S. military has an enormous problem with is replacing the crockery, cleaning up the place, paying the bill and going home.
<i>Obama has not managed to draw a bottom line under the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Putin is making the most of America’s failure in Syria.</i>
It is difficult to find anyone who will defend Barack Obama’s legacy in terms of foreign policy, even among his allies and admirers. The normalization of relations [Read more]
Trump is a little like an unguided missile, and no one knows where it will land.
Current cost to public funds of these operations: U.S. $8.4 billion. And with what results?
Thanks to 9/11, we know more about the world, but mainly about ourselves.
Invalid evaluations will not only place front-line troops in harm's way, but can also easily encourage blind optimism that will only give way to chaos and confusion.
It would be foolish to underestimate the group’s lethal capacities.
What’s happening in Syria and Yemen – the killing of civilians and systematic destruction of both countries’ institutions – is a perfect example of U.S.-Saudi involvement in terrorist acts.