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Syria

russia

Max Boot is right: Russia is not going to risk igniting a third world war by targeting coalition aircraft over the skies of Syria. And...
Syria

With the Trump White House struggling to contain the fallout from the bombshell revelation that the president shared sensitive intelligence with Russian governmental officials, former Obama...
Safe zones

One week ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin propositioned the United States. Russia’s chief executive revealed that, in a phone conversation with President Donald Trump last...
Syria

In the search for effective proxies in Syria, the U.S. has found the Kurdish YPG militia to be the best bet. It may be the...
syria

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...
syria

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...