Doing Whatever It Takes

Opinion | Bill Cowan
Mohammed Emwazi (right) travelled to Syria in 2012. (Reuters)

The fact is that any successful major attack by ISIS against the United States will be a boon for recruiting and new finances.

The Libya Dilemma: As In Syria, Confusion About Who To Support

Opinion | Bill Cowan
Civilians and security personnel stand at the scene of an explosion at a police station in the Libyan capital Tripoli

Tripoli’s National Salvation Government represents hope for the country.

Bowe Bergdahl: Hero Or Villain?

Opinion | Bill Cowan

The administration’s prisoner swap is a disgrace, aimed at distracting from its many scandals.

The endless tragedy of Iraq

Opinion | Bill Cowan
Fighters of al-Qaeda linked Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant parade at Syrian town of Tel Abyad

Al Qaeda’s occupation of Fallujah is a direct consequence of the administration’s hands-off stance.

Christmas in Khe Sanh

Opinion | Bill Cowan
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‘If you know a veteran, you might want to ask about one of his or her Christmases past. There’s probably a story waiting to be told.’

Cutting military aid will embolden Egypt's extremists

Opinion | Bill Cowan
Members of the Muslim Brotherhood and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mursi shout slogans against the military and interior ministry after Eid al-Adha prayers in Cairo

The Muslim Brotherhood refuses to cooperate in part because of the administration’s calls for a ‘return to democracy’