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Syria

There has been a good deal of informed speculation in the press regarding the Israeli Air Force’s Sept. 6 raid on a suspected nuclear development...

On last night's Hardball with Chris Matthews, Matthews said: [D]o you think it was odd of the president of the United States, who's basically against multilateralism,...

Last week, Lebanese legislator Antoine Ghanem was assassinated by a powerful bomb, the signature weapon of Syria’s secret service. He was at least the...

The Israeli Journalist Leon Hadar has a thoughtful piece in the National Interest (published on September 21) on Syria-Israel relations, in which he says that Although...

Pretty much every Secretary of State since the Truman administration has devoted considerable energy to brokering peace between Israelis and Palestinians. None succeeded. In fact,...

A round of applause, please, for Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert, who, a couple of days ago, very deftly rubbed Bashar Assad’s face in the...

On Wednesday, the New York Times reported that American officials, speaking anonymously, confirmed that Israel had bombed one or more targets in Syria last Thursday....

CNN is reporting that the mysterious story last week of Israeli aircraft that allegedly violated Syrian airspace was, in fact, an Israeli air strike on...

A decade or two from now, how will the scholarship of John Mearsheimer and Stephen Walt be remembered? Their new book, The Israel Lobby and...

On Andrew Sullivan's website, guest blogger Gregory Djerejian (whose normal home is The Belgravia Dispatch) bemoans what he calls “Syria Hysteria." The supposed hysterics in...

Noah Pollak of Azure has an informative summary of the problems with UNIFIL, the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon, whose ostensible mission is the...

The Miami Herald calls it one of the “biggest dust-ups of the presidential race so far,” and the sprinkling continues. At the YouTube Democratic presidential debate...