Erbil has a lot to offer the United States.
National security remains on the president’s radar screen. But it is not nearly as important as other issues.
There is simply no justification for having a single American killed or wounded on the Afghan battlefield if all is certain to come to naught in a year’s time or less.
The administration has been too reluctant to take concrete steps in the Middle East and Afghanistan.
Work programs at home and development in America's neighborhood could stop illegal border crossings.
Several TNI regulars assess the campaign's last debate.
In Egypt and in Israel, the president has made bad situations worse.
America is a mere bystander as the legacy of its attempt to export “democracy” to this bitterly divided, battle-scarred nation slowly disintegrates.
Regime change in Syria could spell domestic trouble for the Iraqi strongman.
China, Turkey, Russia, India, Brazil—the great powers of old are staging a comeback.
Obama and NATO promised Afghanistan a "stable future." But can they deliver?
U.S. withdrawal could bring a new Afghan civil war—or worse, the division of Afghanistan and Pakistan.
A Syrian civil war presents a host of problems and challenges. But Washington can be grateful for the possibility of improved relations between Israel and Turkey.
Sectarian violence. Government death squads. Closer ties with Iran. Iraq should be a lesson to those who wish to transform the Mideast.
Has it all been in vain?
Follow The National Interest