Every time it’s been crushed, the most successful jihadist organization in history bounces back. Now it’s thriving in Iraq and Syria and recruiting throughout Africa.
I recognize the fear cops can feel. But I’m not seeing the discipline designed to stop soldiers from pouring gasoline on a fire.
A paralyzing pandemic, the redeployment of U.S. troops away from front lines, huge political uncertainty, and a completely collapsed economy: What more could ISIS—or Iran—wish for?
Even if most of the world’s attention is focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, the signs of an Iran-U.S. conflagration grow stronger by the day.
The VA has a database of veterans who breathed in toxic fumes in Iraq and Afghanistan. But it’s not warning registrants of the particular threat COVID-19 poses to them.
The novel coronavirus may be spreading around the world, but an extended deployment suggests escalation with Iran’s Iraqi militias remains possible in a pandemic.
While the candidates addressed the present threats facing the United States, neither Bernie Sanders nor Joe Biden could resist hitting the other over the past.