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Among Donald Trump’s first acts as president was to abandon Barack Obama’s craven and ultimately failed efforts to avoid entanglement in the Syrian civil war....
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Barack Obama was right. Though, in this case, he almost certainly wishes he weren’t. In what historians may come to regard as the most pivotal speech...
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Diplomacy was supposed to have wiped away the shame. When President Obama backed down after he warned the Syrian government the use of chemical weapons...

The Iranian nuclear accord would hardly be the first major arms control agreement that President Obama has negotiated. An important precedent was the agreement reached...

The Syrian civil war has been a nonstop horror show not only for the people of Syria and their neighbors but also for the United...

To say President Obama badly needed a foreign-policy win is an understatement. And there were decent odds he’d eventually get one: as sports fans tend...

According to the Washington Post: Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Thursday that he has seen “raw data” indicating that the Syrian government
has used chlorine...

Human Rights Watch--not exactly an organization that has ever been accused of neocon warmongering--has just released a report concluding that there is strong evidence "that...

The deadline has come and gone for Bashar Assad to turn over all of his chemical weapons. Naturally, he did not fully comply with his...

The Open Source Center flags a report posted on a British blog purporting to show video of a new chemical weapons attack in Syria. From...

Sometimes small news stories come and go without their full significance being grasped. So it was with this February 2 report in the New York...

In the State of the Union address, President Obama claimed that "Syria's chemical weapons are being eliminated" because of "American diplomacy, backed by threat of...