The Good Left, the Seedy Left, and the Kurds

For 40 years, people on the left have defended the Kurds, who are a force against barbarism, in a region filled with barbarism. The left must continue to defend them.

Naomi Wolf Didn’t Just ‘Go Crazy.’ Read ‘The Beauty Myth.’

Why critical thinking sliding into paranoia and overstatement is both destructive and distracting

Kerry Links Rise of ISIS With Failed Peace Talks

Secretary of State: ‘I see a lot of heads nodding’

Why the Teenage Girls of Europe Are Joining ISIS

Because they want the same things that teenage boys want: a strong sense of meaning and purpose

Rooting for the Women Fighting ISIS in Syria

But defeating the brutal jihadist group will require international assistance

Evil Is a Dirty Word

Who is to blame for the spectacle of black-uniformed holy warriors conducting human sacrifices?

ISIS and the New Face of Narcoterrorism

The disturbing connection between drug trafficking and modern terrorism

The Godfather’s Guide to the Middle East

Everything you need to know about world turmoil today—from Obama to Assad to ISIS—is in the ethos of the Corleone family

He Tortured for ISIS: So, Why Was He at Large Before the Jewish Museum Massacre?

French journalist says that alleged shooter Mehdi Nemmouche was his jailer in Syria, may have also tormented James Foley

Ted Cruz Exposes Christian Bigotry Against Jews In the Middle East

Senator’s parallel between region’s imperiled Christians and Jews draws ire

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