The presidential campaign is ISIS’ latest victim. Michael Cohen shows how constant fear-mongering and threat inflation regarding terrorism has warped the perceptions of voters.

America should stop reassuring Saudi Arabia. Doug Bandow explains why continued U.S. enabling of the Saudis is misguided.

The forgotten benefits of offshore balancing. Paul Pillar reminds us of a time when the U.S. tried to avoid committing itself to wars i the Near East.

The case against more military advisors. Daniel Davis makes the case against further attempts to train the Iraqi army.

Is Bernie Sanders really naive about Iran? Peter Beinart counters the Clinton campaign’s criticism of Sanders’ support for improved relations with Iran.