Throughout his dramatic campaign to win his party’s nomination for the presidency, Senator Barack Obama has tended to ignore the specifics of policy...

Over the past sixteen months, the United States has altered its trajectory in Iraq. We are no longer headed toward a catastrophic defeat...

To the Editor: Max Boot criticizes our report, “Phased Transition: A Responsible Way Forward and Out of Iraq”—which calls for a reduced force of American combat...

The current build-up of American forces in Iraq—universally known as the “surge”—was unveiled by President Bush on January 10. The earliest units shipped out in...

To the Editor: Arthur Herman makes an interesting case for staying in Iraq in order to “win,” but I remain skeptical for a number of reasons...

It is best if an enemy nation comes and surrenders of its own accord. —Du You (735-812) To the student of counterinsurgency warfare, the war in Iraq...

To the Editor: Amir Taheri suggests that things in Iraq are not as bad as they seem, marshaling first-hand observations and an assortment of statistical metrics...

Spending time in the United States after a tour of Iraq can be a disorienting experience these days. Within hours of arriving here, as I...

To the Editor: Norman Podhoretz’s “The Panic Over Iraq” [January] strikes me as a curious piece. He calls for patience in the face of daily reports...

To the Editor: Norman Podhoretz writes as though the best argument advanced by critics of the Bush administration is that the President knowingly uttered false statements...

Like, I am sure, many other believers in what this country has been trying to do in the Middle East and particularly in Iraq, I...

Among the many distortions, misrepresentations, and outright falsifications that have emerged from the debate over Iraq, one in particular stands out above all others. This...