If Trump wants credit for ending wars in the Middle East, he'll have to actually reduce the number of Americans deployed there.
"The outsized power that the political parties hold can often be used in the wrong way to squelch our democracy and dissenting voices even within our own parties," says Gabbard.
If the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are any indication, the move would be a disaster.
Also: How much should we care that Trump & co. lied in 2016 about a Putin-proximate real estate deal in Russia?
There is little to celebrate and much to criticize.
The head of Ideas Beyond Borders is translating books by Steven Pinker, Sam Harris, and others into Arabic and distributing them for free.
Chaldean-Assyrians aren't safe in their home country. But reuniting with family in a new one feels impossible.
The U.S. Military Says It Killed About 500 Civilians Last Year. Outside Groups Put the Count Far Higher.
A lot of people are dying in unauthorized wars.
Obama's shamefully weak stab at transparency has been abandoned.
U.S. presidents like to go looking for dragons to slay.
The war will continue until further notice.
The Supreme Court ruled in 2004 that Americans get due process when accused of terrorism, and yet...
Including homeland security, domestic surveillance, TSA harassment, veterans benefits, and interest on associated federal debt: $61,000 per taxpayer
How could we be repeating the mistakes of Vietnam already?
Despite threat inflation by Iran hawks, the country has limited capabilities.
A U.S. airstrike in Mosul could have caused the largest civilian casualties since the start of the Iraq War.
Trump's Travel Ban Forces Elderly Green Card-Holder to Stay in Iraq. She Died the Next Day (Updated: Family Imam Says Story is a Lie, She Actually Died Before the Ban)
Her son, a U.S. citizen, had worked with U.S. Special Forces as a contractor and interpreter during the Iraq War.
The dissonance between the countries the Trump EO primarily affects and countries associated with 9/11 is embedded in U.S. foreign policy.
U.S. Embassy in Baghdad warns President Trump against betraying Iraqi allies in the fight against the Islamic State.
On 9/11 anniversary, "America's Mayor" defends Donald Trump's "take the oil" refrain.
"Serious" major party candidates screw up foreign policy questions almost every election cycle.
The one member of Congress who voted against military force after 9/11 supports career-long hawk Hillary Clinton.
Here's a short tutorial on everything that's wrong with interventionists' rationale for war and more war.
More than 90 dead in multiple attacks.
Ankara and Istanbul have faced multiple attacks from a PKK off-shoot as well as ISIS.
Messes for a legacy.
"Nobody has worked harder for the human condition than I have!" says noted statesman Jerry Lewis.
Russia accuses Turkey of being a primary recipient.
New bases and new commitments to defend other countries' borders mean "enduring" military conflicts.
American SAFE Act passed with bipartisan support