No time for Kurdish independence. Adile Shamoo details  the obstacles to an independent Kurdistan.
Congress, Afghanistan is your Vietnam. Andrew Bacevich chides  Congress for its failure to stop the failed war in Afghanistan.
Saudi Arabia is trying to remake the Middle East in its image. Michael Horton reviews  the history of destructive Saudi influence and reckless Saudi adventurism.
The game is over and North Korea has won. Jeffrey Lewis explains  why “the window for denuclearizing North Korea, by diplomacy or by force, has closed.”