The Daily Beast

Monday, July 7, 2014 - 07:14
The White House ignored numerous warnings that the Iraqi army could not stop the extremist group ISIS.
Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 11:43
Now that the U.S. government and the Syrian regime are both fighting ISIS in Iraq, the faltering U.S. drive to topple Assad is in even more peril.
Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - 07:46
As Israeli war planes pound Hamas positions in Gaza, the man the country really wants is sitting pretty in Turkey.
Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 07:18
While the Obama administration struggles to speed up delivery of U.S. military assistance to the government of Iraq, Vladimir Putin has already delivered not only fighter jets but also the pilots needed to fly them.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 07:54
In its march to Baghdad, ISIS seized the heavy weapons of a modern army. Now, the jihadists are attacking Iraq’s biggest air base – and could soon be able to attack from the sky.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 07:51
The strategy of the jihadist and their allies in Iraq was evident long before their blitz started rolling toward Baghdad. But neither Maliki nor Obama wanted to listen.
Friday, June 20, 2014 - 06:38
U.S. troops in Iraq is just the start. The Obama administration is also reaching out to a host of one-time friends as it ramps up its campaign against ISIS.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 13:19
A new report by the Center for American Progress, the left-leaning policy organization that maintains close ties to the White House, says the U.S. should “prepare for limited counterterrorism operations against ISIS, including possible air strikes.”
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 08:34
The administration is proposing to remove language from next year’s budget that would safeguard American foreign aid from repressive foreign leaders.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 06:22
As ISIS marches closer to Baghdad, the world's leading sponsor of terrorism, Iran, is offering the Iraqi government the use of its army and spies