U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, assigned to the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command (SPMAGTF-CR-CC) 19.2, load a C-130 Super Hercules to reinforce the Baghdad Embassy Compound in Iraq, Dec. 31, 2019. A Marine Air Ground Task Force is specifically designed to be capable of deploying aviation, ground, and logistics forces forward at a moment’s notice. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kyle C. Talbot)
Why Trump Assassinated Soleimani and What Happens Next

The latest developments in Iraq and the greater Middle East illustrate the flaws in a piecemeal, unrealistic, and excessively military-reliant U.S. strategy.

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