John McCain and Lindsey Graham try to rewrite history to vindicate the Iraq war, and blame Obama for ISIS.
The time of the true believer is at hand In the Middle East, where men won’t die for secular Western values.
When it comes to citing false analogies as a substitute for policy argument, hawks are almost always the offenders.
Misreading Yemen’s internal conflict as a proxy war instigated by Iran is as wrong as it gets.
Israel doesn’t have to worry about any consequences for its blatant and public efforts to derail a major U.S. diplomatic initiative.
Syria hawks may finally be getting their deranged wish.
If the war remains unauthorized, it could be easier to end U.S. involvement.
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History should caution the United States from believing that armed conflict with “perpetual” enemies is unavoidable.