Bush was vague on how many ground troops the United States should contribute to an international coalition that he says he would build if elected president.
Every imbecile who threatens Muslims is an unwitting agent of ISIS; in fact, it would be unsurprising to learn that ISIS itself is covertly promoting such messages in order to intensify enmity between the peoples of the Quran and the rest of the world.
Once viewed in Washington as its preferred future Iraqi leader, he lost favor among his American benefactors amid accusations that he had passed information to arch-foe Iran.
If Jeb Bush wants to argue that George W. Bush did a nice job of bringing America together and trying to avoid the demonization of Muslims in the aftermath of 9/11, there’s a case to be made. But W.’s record of “keeping us safe” in comparison to every other modern president is non-existent.
Europe’s worst refugee crisis since the 1990s has strained the European Union’s asylum system to the breaking point.
The Sunni Muslim extremists’ appetite for destruction of priceless historical sites and artifacts may be checked, however — by their hunger for the lucrative spoils of the black-market antiquities trade.
Hillary Clinton on Saturday hit back at comments from Jeb Bush that President Obama’s policies on Iraq created instability that led to the rise of the Islamic State militant group.
Larry Wilmore looked at Jeb Bush’s recent speech on Iraq — in which he blamed Hillary Clinton and President Obama for the problems there.
At least 76 people were killed and 212 wounded on Thursday in a blast claimed by Islamic State in Baghdad’s Sadr City.
Larry Wilmore examined the news story telling Bill Cosby’s strategy to fight the rape scandal in the court of public opinion — such as his lawyer arguing that Cosby’s court deposition should never have been revealed.
As he seeks support for the new international deal to limit Iran’s nuclear program, Obama is seeking comparisons with Reagan and Nixon.
Many on the American right have often preferred war, including the utterly insane risk of nuclear war, to dealing with our enemies.
In his book The Great War of Our Time, former CIA deputy Director Michael Morell explains the blunder that led to Saddam Hussein being deposed and sent him into hiding in a spider hole.
“This is opening the door to future presidents making war without any reliance on congressional authorization.”
Jon’s message: Ultimately, trying to stop these people from doomed foreign policy adventures, or to find all the contradictions in their logic and basic understanding of history, is probably futile. But we must never stop trying, anyway.
The plan marks a deepening U.S. commitment to its nearly yearlong fight against ISIS, which has gained new ground through military victories in recent weeks.
Larry Wilmore could only ask of Don Rumsfeld: You do realize that all your past comments ridiculing any doubts about the Iraq War are on tape, right?