If the candidate's foreign policy record is any guide, a Hillary Clinton presidency would perpetuate and bolster some of our most hateful national characteristics.
As Paris mourns its dead, critics of President Obama's caution in the fight against Islamic State are full of sound and fury But those who throw around such words as "weak" and "feckless" should tell us if they support the logical alternative: sending in tens of thousands of US troops.
Bad things happen on every president's watch -- also every secretary of state's -- and the proper place to lay blame is on the perpetrators.
The cultural war being waged by the militant group includes a lucrative trade in antiquities.
Nearly 500 people died in the campaign by the Islamic State group to take the Syrian city of Palmyra, including 49 who were executed before the fundamentalists reached the city center.
The ancient city is home to some of the world’s most beautiful and best-preserved ruins, which now may face destruction at the hand of the extremist group.
We have a word for the conscious slaughter of a racial or ethnic group, and one for the conscious destruction of aspects of the environment. But we don’t have one for the conscious act of destroying the planet we live on. “Terracide,” from the Latin word for earth, has the right ring, given its similarity to the commonplace danger word of our era: terrorist.
Officials are calling a fatal knife attack Wednesday on an unidentified man in southeast London an act of terrorism. Footage surfaced of one of the alleged assailants with blood-stained hands holding a meat cleaver and a knife and telling viewers to "remove" their government.
Has the NYPD, celebrated as the nation’s top counterterrorism cops, really helped thwart 14 "full-blown terrorist attacks”?
Inspired by The New York Times’ expose on Obama’s “secret ‘kill list,’” we collected some of the best pieces of watchdog journalism on Obama’s national security policies.