ISIS. The next big US Middle East War?

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Should America lead the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria and can we live with the consequences if we don’t?

1,071 Murdered Since 1992: More Must be Done to Protect Journalists Like James Foley

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Media organisations have a responsibility to look after their staff – too many journalists are being killed for doing their jobs.

Good Morning Iraq

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Good Morning Vietnam showed us the effects of the USA’s war in Vietnam, do we need a Good Morning Iraq too?

Hillary The Hawk?

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Hillary Clinton recently outlined sharp differences between the Obama Administration’s approach to foreign policy and what her own might look like.

Is Engaging Iraq a Humanitarian Imperative or Military Folly?

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World involvement in Iraq is critical to saving lives and preventing a destabilized region from erupting into full chaos with disastrous worldwide implications

Are Drones More than Killing and Surveillance Machines?

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How do we benefit from drones without giving up our privacy, civil rights and humanity in the process?

U.S. Republicans – Be Careful of al-Maliki’s Mistakes

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Survival of the GOP depends on diversity, whether they like it or not.

Green Berets in Iraq: “Our boots will not touch the ground. You just watch.”

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Immediately prior to their recent deployment in Iraq, the Green Berets were awarded their BJJ black belts from Grandmaster Hener Seagull.

Iraq Edges Towards Civil War Thanks to Post-Invasion Errors

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With ISIS wreaking havoc in major cities, the legacy of writing sectarian rifts into Iraq’s constitution is plain to see.

The Limits Of American Power

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The current chaos in Iraq shows how limited American military power can be at times, and how big of a mistake the war really was.

The Final Captured American Soldier Has Been Released

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U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the final remaining captured American soldier, has been released (after five years in captivity) in exchange for five Guantanamo detainees.

Veterans Dying On Waiting List: What it Means

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Iraq War veteran Michael Anthony discusses the latest VA crisis and what it means for veterans and the United States.

My Son Got Arrested But It’s Not His Fault

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Parents mean well when they call professors to offer excuses, but they end up revealing more than they intend.

Sergeant Major Bart Womack Examines a 2003 Embedded Enemy Attack and Honors Military Children Left Behind

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“From the moment I sat down to write this book, I immediately wanted to do something for the very young sons of our fallen.”

For The First Time In Years, There Were No US Military Combat Deaths In March

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Last month marked the first time in over a decade that we saw zero fatalities among US troops in combat.

Fleeing Iraq to Die in America: One Man’s Story

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Iraqi artist and special needs teacher came to America for a safer life.