The second- and third-most downloaded articles at the journal Security Studies both tackle the causes of the Iraq War. This might reflect an imbalance of supply and demand: there aren't.
This is the grave of Chris Kyle. Born in 1974 in Odessa, Texas, Kyle wanted to become a rodeo star. But as happens in that utterly insane sport, he suffered.
It's always sad when the George Washington of a nation dies...
The sound you hear is the continuing implosion of Jeb Bush. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) said on Thursday during a campaign stop in Iowa that "taking out Saddam.
Reihan Salam provides of somewhat less than compelling defense of why he is still a neo-con and why America needs his point of view. He fully admits that Iraq was.
I've been ruminating for a while about this John Judis column on lefty reluctance to engage in Syria. Ali Gharib has a good response here, and Dan Trombly here; suffice.
My answer: Hell no. The answer I expect historians will give fifty years from now: No. The answer Iraqis are giving now and likely will continue give: Hells No! The.
Read this fantastic essay over at Best Defense. I meet a lot of veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan through my work, as students, guest speakers, and through the various other.