David Cortright, a Sojourners contributing writer, is director of policy studies at Notre Dame’s Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. His books include Ending Obama’s War: Responsible Military Withdrawal from Afghanistan (Paradigm Publishers, 2011).
Blog Posts by David Cortright
Articles by David Cortright
A military-only strategy won't defeat ISIS, and may even make things worse.
U.S. intervention has been the problem in Iraq, not the solution.
Diplomatic talks with Iran could end the nuclear standoff—and more.
Working with the U.N. for a negotiated settlement has a greater chance of success than military involvement.