One of the most influential Army officers of the Iraq theater on why the United States seems destined to repeat the mistakes of the past.
Washington is making all its favorite mistakes in (another) Iraq war.
Obama just created a Pacific Ocean reserve almost twice the size of Texas to curb fishing and oil drilling. But it might be too little too late.
Insiders and administration officials tell Foreign Policy that efforts to free Americans held by the Islamic State are uncoordinated, inconsistent, and crippled by bureaucratic infighting.
The vice president's apologies to Turkey and the UAE show the dangers of accidentally telling the truth.
Leon Panetta's new book is yanking Hillary Clinton into a debate she doesn't want to have: whether Obama lost Iraq.
The president arrives at a turning point, but it's unclear whether it means a new Obama or a punt to tomorrow.
When it comes to destroying the Islamic State in Syria, boots on the ground should be the least of our worries.
A quick look at whether defense money played a role in Congress authorizing Obama's war in Iraq and Syria.
The president is desperate not to go it alone against the Islamic State, but he may not have any choice.
But if President Obama follows through on his plan to degrade and destroy the Islamic State, that's exactly what we’re going to get.
The president is about to present a strategy for destroying the Islamic State. Too bad it can't be done.
Secretary of State John Kerry needs to pay Kim Jong Un a visit. Because North Korea is muscling up and the Obama administration's "strategic patience" isn't working.
Why is President Obama still allowing covert operations in Cuba? It's just one failed disaster after another.
With her knock against Obama, Hillary Clinton was criticizing more than one former president's foreign policy.
Don't be fooled by the Iraq airstrikes. He's the risk-averse president he's always been -- and that should be just fine by us.
The White House is running around from crisis to crisis without a game plan, much less a strategy. But leading from behind can actually work if you do it right.
As Obama tucks further into his shell, I'm headed out again to see the world.
There's little doubt that pro-Russian rebels, using Russian weapons, shot down MH17. Why won't the White House say so?
The only way to reach a nuclear deal with Iran is to accept that Iran will be able to go nuclear.
Why President Obama needs to stand up to the warmongers who want to kill the Iranian nuclear deal.
Why the administration’s muddy logic for intervention on behalf of a deeply unpopular central government will get America engaged in a Middle Eastern civil war.