Recent Op-Eds

5 Inconvenient Truths of the War on ISIS

By Ted Galen Carpenter. National Interest (Online). November 25, 2015.

Syria hawks’ preferred strategy is an incoherent mess—and one which ignores much of the truth.

Finding Refuge in the Truth about Syrian Refugees

By Alex Nowrasteh. Forbes. November 24, 2015.

While it’s true there’ll always be a risk that a Syrian terrorist might get through the system, the current opposition is all out of proportion to the possible harm.