by Justin Salhani Posted on April 22, 2015
IS’ predecessor, the Islamic State in Iraq (ISI), lost multiple leaders to U.S. airstrikes and the group appears to be buttressing its leadership by putting forward charismatic figureheads while the masterminds continue to operate in the shadows.
by Travis Waldron Posted on March 23, 2015
The two-time NBA MVP retired this weekend, leaving behind a legacy of speaking out on political issues from the Iraq War to the inclusion of gay athletes.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on March 13, 2015
"Some of the oldest Christian communities in the world are disappearing in the very lands where their faith was born and first took root," a report issued by the Center for American Progress notes.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on March 11, 2015
It's basically never an apt comparison.
by Igor Volsky Posted on February 18, 2015
George W. Bush promised to restore America's military might, a campaign platform his brother Jeb -- and his foreign policy advisers -- are embracing some 15 years later.
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on February 5, 2015
On Brian Williams, the psychology of memory, and how we all want to make ourselves the hero of the story.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on December 4, 2014
The bill affords $63.7 billion to “overseas contingency operations” in Afghanistan and Iraq. Didn't President Obama promise to end those wars?
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on December 1, 2014
It’s not just cash that’s been lost to corruption.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on November 24, 2014
“They chose Hagel for a job that just turned out to be very different than what was expected with the rise of ISIS."
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on November 21, 2014
"We hear every now and then that girls die because of this. I'm afraid of that. But we are not scared of the authorities."