The nomination of Gen. John Abizaid as U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia presents a unique opportunity to reassess our military adventurism.
Researchers are learning that those joining armed groups in the Middle East and Africa do so because U.S. and allied forces are “fighting them there.”
I think we may conclude that the decapitation strategy of dealing with al-Qaida does not work and has never worked.
The second part of The New York Times' investigation into the U.S. approach in Libya is a scathing indictment of the former secretary of state's push for military intervention in the North African country five years ago.
Hillary Clinton brings substantial foreign policy expertise to thorny issues. But she is more hawkish than President Obama and seems likely to get the U.S. heavily involved in the region again.