ISIS fighters pose with the trademark Islamist flag  after seizing an Iraqi Army

Obama’s Iraq

Mosul has fallen, and al Qaeda is on the march towards Baghdad

Jun 23, 2014, Vol. 19, No. 39 • By MAX BOOT



The Way of the Kurds

One part of Iraq is working better than the other.

May 24, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 34

The Colombian Miracle

How Alvaro Uribe with smart U.S. support turned the tide against drug lords and Marxist guerrillas.

Dec 14, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 13

As We Stand Down, Can They Stand Up?

Iraq still needs close attention from the United States.

Nov 16, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 09

Give McChrystal a Fighting Chance

The war effort is succeeding in parts of Afghanistan-with time and troops the gains can be consolidated.

Nov 2, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 07

The Incurable Vietnam Syndrome

Distorting our foreign policy for three decades and counting.

Oct 19, 2009, Vol. 15, No. 05

To Have and To Hold

A long overdue rethinking of detention policies in Afghanistan.

Aug 3, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 43

Yes, We Can

In the 'graveyard of empires,' we are fighting a war we can win.

Mar 23, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 26

The Gaza Aftermath

Most Israelis think they won this round.

Feb 2, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 19

Treading Softly in the Philippines

Why a low-intensity counterinsurgency strategy seems to be working there.

Jan 5, 2009, Vol. 14, No. 16

America's Teams

Football is serious business.

Dec 8, 2008, Vol. 14, No. 12

The Talking Cure

Sometimes it makes things worse.

Jun 23, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 39

We Are Winning.
We Haven't Won.

America has a chance at a historic victory in Iraq, but only if we don't pull out too many forces too soon.

Feb 4, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 20

What to Do in Riyadh

You're only two hours from the Emirates--get on a plane.

Dec 10, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 13

Bill Walsh, 1931-2007

A man with a talent for picking talent.

11:00 AM, Aug 1, 2007

Howard's End

Australia's prime minister no longer connects with voters.

Jun 4, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 36

An Iraq To-Do List

How we can help the surge succeed.

May 21, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 34

Can Petraeus Pull It Off?

A report on the progress of our arms in Baghdad, Baqubah, Ramadi, and Falluja.

Apr 30, 2007, Vol. 12, No. 31

The Second Lebanon War

It probably won't be the last.

Sep 4, 2006, Vol. 11, No. 47

Radical Ideas for Iraq

The current strategy isn't working. We either need more troops or a lot fewer.

12:00 AM, Aug 10, 2006

Battle for Baghdad

Lessons learned from the war in Iraq.

Aug 7, 2006, Vol. 11, No. 44

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