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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...
Iran

On June 18, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps launched missiles into Syria in retaliation for a terrorist attack on Iran’s parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini’s tomb...
Syria

On Sunday, a U.S. F/A-18E fighter plane shot down a Syrian Su-22 fighter jet that was attacking U.S.-backed Arab and Kurdish forces fighting to liberate...
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...
isis

For many would-be Islamist glory-seekers who wanted to participate in the restoration and expansion of a caliphate, who sought glory and brotherhood and also were...
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...

Wow! It's the first anniversary of the COMMENTARY Magazine Podcast! So it's long and wordy and a little hysterical! Three subjects consume Noah Rothman, Abe Greenwald,...
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...