NCR Today: Donald Trump being a 'strongman' who could solve chaos in the Middle East contrasts with the area's dismaying history of domination by dictatorial leaders.
NCR Today: Syrian and international teams are working to indict Syrian President Bashar Assad by collecting evidence of war crimes and legally connecting Assad to those crimes.
The rise of ISIS (also known as Daesh, ISIL, or the "Islamic State") is a direct consequence of the fateful U.S. invasion and occupation of Iraq.
NCR Today: Not since the Nazis' war on the Jews has there been such complete depredation of a people.
Distinctly Catholic: The last thing for the United States to do is be dragged back into an Iraqi civil war. The territorial integrity of Iraq isn't worth the killing.
A steady stream of Iraqi refugees, smiling and displaying purple index fingers, emerged from a polling station in the Hashemi Shamali district, where the majority of these urban refugees live in the Jordanian capital.
"Change is badly needed in Iraq. Hopefully the elections will yield a suitable leader. God is gracious," said Um Martin, a Chaldean Catholic woman from the biblical city of Ninevah in northern Iraq.