That ISIS are sadists is beyond doubt, but do we really have to bear witness to this material? Do we have to see for ourselves?
The recent general election in Turkey proved to be a major setback for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s plans to use his party’s parliamentary majority to, via constitutional referendum, establish a presidential system in Turkey when it failed to win enough of the parliaments seats in order to do this. The Justice and Development Party (AKP) …
Strongman authoritarian regimes are once again emerging in the post-Arab Spring.
It seems clear that the Obama administration wants to be authorized in advance to target Islamic States and its affiliates.
Like it or not, the so-called Islamic State matters.
Israel is pursuing an undisclosed policy using its sophisticated and technologically advanced military against Syria.
This is no time for lethargic fatalist reflection. It is time to make a difference.
If someone were to have a heart attack in Gaza, the ambulances might not come. Due to the current fuel crisis in Gaza, one third of the ambulances have completely run out of fuel—the other two-thirds are relying solely on the fuel in their tanks. Over the past year, Gazans have routinely smuggled fuel in …
The world is not now – and has never been – a static entity. Things change, and countries must learn to adapt to these changes. So whether or not the media is convinced that we all find international affairs “boring,” we have no choice but to learn.
Anyone who follows US foreign policy should be accustomed to seeing it advance its own interests in sometimes very cynical ways. But these actions are counterproductive, and it’s hard to make a case that they advances US interests at all.