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United Nations

The Syria Campaign, an advocacy group, has put together a meticulous report arguing that the United Nations has hopelessly compromised itself by agreeing to the...
Saddam hussein

On July 5, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump opined about Saddam Hussein: "He was a bad guy -- really bad guy. But you know what? He...
chilcot

Sir John Chilcot released his long-awaited report on the British decision to join the United States in Operation Iraqi Freedom. This week The Mirror summarized its...
saddam hussein

Last night was not the first time Donald Trump has offered some vaguely qualified praise for the late Saddam Hussein. Unlike his statements as a candidate,...
Muammar Gaddafi

There were a lot of clashes in the Houston Republican debate on Thursday night, with Marco Rubio grabbing headlines for the skillful way in which...
donald trump

Donald Trump continues to be a never-ending source of risible foreign policy pronouncements. He just claimed that "women might prefer wearing burkas because it obviates the need...
Iran nuclear deal

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. It was a momentous event that unleashed a cascade of tragedy that included those who died in...

It’s become the gotcha question for Republicans seeking to win their party’s nomination for the 2016 presidential campaign: Knowing what we know now, would you...

George H.W. Bush may only have served one term as president, but his foreign policy legacy is solid. He is remembered not only for overseeing...

Few countries have suffered like Iraq. In the last quarter-century, it has endured three wars, devastating sanctions, and insurgency. Torture and terrorism have been commonplace....

When it comes to bizarre and buffoonish behavior among leaders in the world, Kim Jong-un might be the leader of the pack, but the talent...

The great comic writer Robert Benchley once wrote a short story in which his friend, Mr. McGregor, says that he has lost a locomotive. “How do...