An open-ended conflict in Iraq. Micah Zenko reviews the shifting administration justifications for the involvement of U.S. forces in the war on ISIS.

No, Iran isn’t destabilizing the region. Paul Pillar counters a popular hawkish narrative about Iran’s role.

Why doesn’t anyone blame Cameron for the Libyan war? Hugo Rifkind wonders why the British prime minister isn’t held accountable for the disastrous intervention he championed.

The chill in Saudi-Pakistani relations. Frida Ghitis recounts how Pakistan recently rebuffed the Saudis over Yemen and nuclear technology.

Europe and the TTIP. Politico reports on the postponement of an important European Parliament vote on the trade deal.

How NATO publics views the conflict in Ukraine. Pew Global surveys the opinions of major NATO nations on Ukraine.