Monday, November 30th, 2015

Vetting Syrian Refugees

Political leaders in the U.S., particularly on the far right, have used the attacks in Paris to galvanize support for their anti-immigrant platforms. Based on evidence that one of the attackers may have posed as a refugee to gain access to Europe, the House recently passed a bill to halt settling any refugees in the

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Documents Show The Islamic State’s Start-Up Pitch

We’ve heard a lot about how ISIS uses social media to recruit new members and spread it’s message. And as MATTER pointed out- if ISIS was a start-up, they’d be working with some pretty impressive statistics. But...

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Obama’s Plan for Fixing Iraq

Monday, May 26th, 2014

The Harm of Limited Intervention in Syria

  One of my first editorial cartoons was a single panel criticism of Russia’s blatant support for the Assad regime, which had already begun massacring the Syrian opposition. Two years later, I think it’s also appropriate to...

Friday, January 31st, 2014

The Middle East’s Erasable Lines

Given the European interests they were based on, it’s amazing that the Middle East’s borders have survived this long.

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Obama Makes Diplomatic Progress

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Diary Entry from George W. Bush Reveals that Obama’s Tuesday Night Speech Made Him Feel “Icky”

A new diary entry from former president George W. Bush revealed that President Obama’s speech on Tuesday rubbed him the wrong way, especially with regards to his frequent explicit imagery of dying Syrians to convey the severity...

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

The U.S., Russia, and Syria Agree to Let Diplomacy Fail for a Little While Longer

Faced with faltering domestic and international support for military action in Syria, but fearing a loss of credibility, the U.S. has agreed to let diplomacy fail for a little longer. A new Russian-sponsored plan calls for the...

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Zugzwang in Syria

Zugzwang: A situation in which one’s obligation to make a move will inevitably a lead to a serious disadvantage and diminished position.

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