The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said he may recommend sending combat units into Iraq, putting boots on the ground to protect the United States against ISIS threats.

The recent closure of overseas military bases might signal the beginning of the decline of the U.S. overseas "empire."

The new wave of GOP hawks in Congress may keep the war fires burning, according to former longtime Texas congressman and 2012 presidential candidate Ron Paul.

In a letter sent secretly to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei last month, President Obama maintained that the two nations shared a common interest in fighting Islamic State militants (known as ISIS or ISIL) in Iraq and Syria. 

The ghost of Neville Chamberlain — who is, it is claimed, guilty of appeasing Hitler and causing him to try to overrun Europe — still haunts American foreign policy.