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Syria

iran

It’s no secret that Arab countries like Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates loathe Iran. What’s far more surprising is that Iran seems to...
Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel on Monday downed what she no doubt viewed as a poisoned chalice. To keep her power and her grand coalition, the German chancellor...
trump

By now, those who began the Trump era convinced that the president was Vladimir Putin’s puppet are surely frustrated by the dearth of supporting evidence....

James Comey is going to sell 2 million books or something, but it's far from clear his inadvertently revealing interview with George Stephanopoulos did him...
Assad

Christian supporters and critics of Trump’s move must apply public moral reasoning informed by the faith’s rich tradition of thinking about war and peace.

Our podcast takes up the Paul Ryan retirement and what it means for the GOP (not good). Then we discuss Syria (not good) and the...
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...
russia

On Tuesday, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov addressed journalists inquiring about a gruesome chemical attack on civilians in Syria that took dozens of lives over the...

Has Syria's monstrous chemical attack on its own citizens changed the trajectory of the Trump foreign policy—and was it occasioned by Trump's announcement of an...
Syria

If you’re confused about what America’s military mission in Syria is, or whether the United States intends to see its ill-defined objectives achieved, don’t feel...
iran

After issuing a rare rebuke of Iran’s repeated calls for Israel’s destruction on Monday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov added that Moscow also opposes “attempts...
russia

Americans no longer have the luxury of throwing up their hands in frustration over the confused situation on the ground in Syria. As the Wall...