US Foreign Policy

  • Article // Apr 17, 2015
    Greg Myre
    When Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi weighs the pros and cons of running such a fractured country, here's the upside: He can count on five separate military groups supporting his battle against the self-declared Islamic State. The downside is that he has limited control of these groups, and of much of his country.
  • US interest in the MENA region has been on the rise since the end of World War II, as local conflicts and regional power politics are perceived to have a lasting effect on broader US foreign policy.