Foreign Affairs

Underestimating ISIS: An Indictment of Decades of Failed US Policy in the Middle East - Mike Swanson (09/30/2014)

Larry Wilkerson, former Chief of Staff for the Secretary of State, says the US military’s failure to understand and adequately respond to ISIS underscores America's decades-long blunders in Iraq.

Scott Horton Show - Obama's Real ISIS Strategy Will Draw US In Iraq For Years - Mike Swanson (09/09/2014)

"The nascent strategy calls for working with European and Arab allies to confront the group not only in Iraq, where the U.S. is conducting airstrikes to assist government-aligned fighters, but also in Syria, where the United States has failed to fulfill its years-long promise to help build a moderate rebel force."