The documentary Coup 53 explores how a seemingly easy regime change wrecked U.S. foreign policy for decades.
Palestinians still get overlooked, but the deal offers an opportunity to ease tensions.
"The best aspect of the Trump foreign policy is that he has revealed the mind of the foreign policy establishment," says historian Thaddeus Russell. "The worst part... he's a mass murderer just like the rest of them."
"Does this advance American safety and security? Does it make Americans freer and more prosperous? The answer is no."
The nation's only female Olympic medalist says she has permanently left the Islamic Republic due to the oppression of women.
A smart foreign policy includes the consideration of unintended consequences.
The Cato Institute's Christopher A. Preble lays out a uniquely libertarian approach to Iran, Iraq, and elsewhere.
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He's wrong on both counts.
Trump Wishes Russia Luck in Syria as U.S. Bombs Its Own Bases and Erdogan Scoffs at Trump's Attempt to Make a Deal
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Tulsi Gabbard Called Out Mainstream Media, Both Parties, Democratic Candidates for Supporting Disastrous Regime Change in the Middle East
"As president I will end these regime change wars."
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Trust in the media is at historic lows.
Nah, the senator's still wrong about Internet free speech, argue the editors on the Reason Roundtable podcast.
If Trump wants credit for ending wars in the Middle East, he'll have to actually reduce the number of Americans deployed there.
Reshuffling is not only a haphazard half-measure—it is no substitute for the complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria.
Graham criticism of Trump's Syria policy says a lot more about the senator's appetite for endless war than the failures of an imagined non-interventionist foreign policy.
The war on terror leaves more dead civilians in its wake.
Open warfare between Iran and Saudi Arabia would be far worse than this weekend's attacks.
If the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are any indication, the move would be a disaster.
Trump says he called off a planned airstrike against Iran on Thursday night, just minutes before the bombs were to be let loose.
The Trump administration keeps deliberately raising tensions with Iran, risking conflict.
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Beto O'Rourke: U.S. 'Has Completely Forgotten Its Constitutional Responsibility to Lawfully Declare and End These Wars'
O'Rourke has long been a critic of U.S. intervention abroad.
And Iran looks to reciprocate.
Both the libertarian-leaning Republican and the democratic socialist want Trump to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria.
Should Israel negotiate with Hamas and Fatah, or are they unwavering enemies in a protracted struggle?
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The Senate is set to pass a new Middle East policy bill with overwhelming support.
The war continues and it's costing lives.
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Trump Doubles Down on Withdrawing Troops From Syria Despite Freakout From Warmongering Establishment: Reason Roundup
"Does the USA want to be the Policeman of the Middle East?" the president asks-and gets a resounding yes from Republicans and Democrats.
Donald Trump explains his decision to withdraw from Syria directly to the American people.
We shouldn't have been there (or Iraq) in the first place.
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Last Column From Khashoggi Warns About State-Spread Fake News. Americans Should Take Note: Reason Roundup
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Jamal Khashoggi visited the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul last week. He hasn't been seen since.
The head of Ideas Beyond Borders is translating books by Steven Pinker, Sam Harris, and others into Arabic and distributing them for free.
At least 242 civilians have been killed and at least 324 wounded by over 2,000 airstrikes, some of which were carried out by the American military.
"I have to accept my share of the blame for it," the ailing senator writes in a new book, even while defending several other interventions and surges.