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Syria

U.S.-led retaliatory strikes on Syria are imminent. The president said so himself. On Twitter. In fact, he went into wildly imprudent detail about the forthcoming...
Assad

This week, the United Nations Joint Investigative Mechanism became the fourth independent exploratory body to confirm that the Syrian regime was directly responsible for an...
Syria

On Wednesday, United Nations war-crimes investigators indicted Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad and his government for complicity in the commission of gross crimes against humanity, including...
Syria

Last week, I wrote about one of the troublesome byproducts of the Trump-Putin summit in Hamburg: a ceasefire in southwestern Syria that Israel worries will...
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...

John Podhoretz is out for the Passover holiday, so, in his absence, Noah Rothman and Abe Greenwald try to make sense of the Trump administration’s...
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...
Hezbollah

Our domestic political squabbles can seem petty and trivial when weighed against the horror of what is unfolding in Syria. Amnesty International has just issued...
Tulsi Gabbard

The simplest way to identify Russian sympathizers is to probe them on the matter of military interventionism. They may appear principled in their suspicion toward American...
mike flynn

General Michael Flynn, President-elect Trump’s national security advisor, has been outspoken about his desire to counter the rise and influence of radical Islamists. Indeed, The...
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...