Afghan Peace Talks Show It’s a Risky Proposition to Become an American Client State
Opinion

Afghan Peace Talks Show It’s a Risky Proposition to Become an American Client State

I will cite only a single statistic: 6,345 (and counting). That describes the war’s duration — the number of days that the United States has been attempting, without success, to impose its will on Afghanistan. That number, I submit, constitutes a definitive judgment on recent US national security policy. Now national security deserves a place…

Iran Upstages the US in Iraq
Opinion

Iran Upstages the US in Iraq

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is visiting Iraq for three days, leading a large political and business delegation to deepen the relationship between the two countries. Rouhani met with the Iraqi President, Prime Minister, and Speaker of Parliament. The Iranian President visited Karbalaa this afternoon, is spending the night in Najaf and will be visiting on…