Assyrian Christians return home to Nineveh and find their churches, homes destroyed by ISIS.
New comments from Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi of Iraq implicate Saudi Arabia and Qatar for the spread of terrorism in Iraq. Foreign fighters from 100+ nations infiltrated Iraq through Turkey and Syria as a result of the Gulf funding extremists.
ISIS and other groups sharing its hardline ideology are on the march, but Trump vows to “defeat radical Islamic terrorism just as we have defeated every threat we have faced in every age before.”
Historian Scott Anderson wrote in The New York Times this weekend a piece that would occupy, if in print, an entire issue. In an unprecedented move by the magazine, Anderson is able to address the fracturing of the Middle East with a level of detail usually reserved for journal articles and books. Watch the interview & read the piece.
The destruction of cutural heritage and antiquities in Iraq and Syria
Donald Trump and Neoconservative Republicans clash on Foreign Policy and the role of America in the world.
It has been an abysmal week for U.S. Foreign Policy. After losing Kunduz City, carnage was doled out to a hospital in the northern province of Afghanistan. Only it wasn’t the Taliban doing the punishing, but U.S. bombers. Split-screen the image of American airstrikes on a Doctors Without Borders facility with Russian airplanes wreaking havok on…