Military Intervention Is the Problem, Not the Solution

The Islamic State’s latest atrocities are a calculated effort to bring the war in Syria home to the countries participating in it By Peter Certo “Hillary Clinton declared that ISIS “must be destroyed” with “all of the tools at our disposal.” Ted Cruz called for “overwhelming air power” and condemned the Obama administration for having … Continue reading “Military Intervention Is the Problem, Not the Solution”

5 Reasons Congress Should Reject Obama’s ISIS War

At long last, the Obama administration has submitted a draft resolution to Congress that would authorize the ongoing U.S.-led military intervention against the Islamic State, or ISIS. The effort comes more than six months after the U.S. began bombing targets in Iraq and Syria. Since then, some 3,000 U.S. troops have been ordered to Iraq, … Continue reading “5 Reasons Congress Should Reject Obama’s ISIS War”

On the Fence About Syria? Read This!

Some progressives remain conflicted about how the United States should respond to Syria’s increasingly violent civil war. This internal division has only deepened as the Obama administration considers launching a military strike on Bashar al-Assad for an alleged chemical attack by regime forces on civilians last month. Many progressives are rightly skeptical about involving the … Continue reading “On the Fence About Syria? Read This!”