The Atlantic

The Atlantic is an American magazine, founded (as The Atlantic Monthly) in 1857 in Boston, Massachusetts, now based in Washington, D.C. It was created as a literary and cultural commentary magazine, growing to achieve a national reputation as a high-quality review with a moderate worldview. The magazine has notably recognized and published new writers and poets, as well as encouraged major careers.

“Private military contractors have spotted an opportunity as America’s longest war grinds on.”

“From Hue to Mosul, the mechanics of fighting in cities remain much the same.”

“The researchers compiling the U.S. Army’s accounts of Iraq and Afghanistan have an unprecedented - and overwhelming - volume of material to work through.”

“When President Obama turned the affairs of state over to President Trump on January 20th, the Islamic State was in full retreat across Iraq and Syria.”

“America cannot punish its elected officials for allowing its military, diplomatic corps, and intelligence services to take risks necessary to pursue its interests.”

“The trope posits an overly simplistic understanding of jihadist radicalization, and demeans Muslims in general.”