As Iraq Anniversary Fades, “Strategic Narcissism” Stands out

by Jim Lobe via IPS News After a week of retrospectives on the tenth anniversary of Washington’s ill-fated invasion of Iraq, the most compelling consisted of a retrospective of the retrospectives. It came from Marc Lynch, an expert on Arab… Continue Reading

Obama Boosts Syria Support as Congress Pushes Military Intervention

by Samer Araabi via IPS News  As the Syrian uprising enters its third year, the United States and its allies are preparing to materially increase their support of the armed opposition in Syria. Secretary of State John Kerry pledged an… Continue Reading