Day: October 21, 2016

The Aleppo/Mosul Riddle

The Aleppo/Mosul Riddle

October 21, 2016
There’s no question Baghdad needs to take back Mosul from ISIS/ISIL/Daesh. It could not do it before. In theory, the time is now. The real question is the conflicting motivations of the large “who’s w…
The Unique Human Capacity for War

The Unique Human Capacity for War

October 21, 2016
The question “why war?” has long inspired scholars to seek answers in human nature. Their findings invariably have been ambiguous and judgments inconclusive. While it is easy to make the case that hum…