Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigAug 25, 2014
"It's very unlikely that U.S. airstrikes will be able to stop" the Sunni fundamentalist group's march across Syria and Iraq, professor Vijay Prashad tells "Democracy Now!" on Monday. A coalition of regional militaries and even militias is needed. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigAug 10, 2014
In a terrifying excerpt from his essential new book, "The Jihadis Return: Isis and the New Sunni Uprising," veteran Middle East correspondent Patrick Cockburn describes the native barbarous forces overcoming Iraq and the surrounding region, and the kind of society -- thanks in large part to the failed U.S. intervention there -- they look set to build. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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