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On Thursday night, the United States took the welcome step of acknowledging its years-long military effort to undermine the Syrian regime by shifting from covert...
Syria

One of the worst things that Barack Obama did while in office was to announce a “red line” over the Syrian government’s use of chemical...
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If President Donald Trump wanted to confuse his opponents and dilute any serious criticisms of his approach to the situation in Syria, he could have...
Assad

In his campaign for the presidency, Donald Trump made a special point of noting the myriad ways in which Barack Obama’s approach to foreign policy...
rex tillerson

The headline previewing how Donald Trump’s secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson would handle uncomfortable questions at his Senate confirmation hearing on Wednesday said that he...
Aleppo

It is painful simply to read about the horrors that Aleppo is currently enduring. In its death throes, it is reminiscent of Stalingrad, Warsaw, and...
Samantha Powers

When Samantha Power demanded to know at a meeting of the Security Council yesterday whether Russia, Iran and the Syrian government were “incapable of shame,” America’s United...
Syria

“Aleppo has basically fallen,” Donald Trump declared at an October 9 presidential debate. He was wrong then. The assertion was made only, in part, to...
Aleppo

What may turn out to be the last days of the siege of Aleppo have illustrated the brutal nature of the Assad regime's successful effort...
Assad

That was quite an interview that Syrian dictator Bashar Assad gave to foreign reporters. As recounted by Anne Barnard of the New York Times, it...
Raqqa

A coalition of militias and Iraqi Security Forces (to say nothing of American soldiers) is still closing in on the sprawling, ISIS-occupied city of Mosul, but...
Syria

The surest evidence that both the White House and the candidates vying to replace Barack Obama have no idea how to deal with the spiraling...