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Syria

Iran

That Iran has not started a war in the last 200 years has become a common refrain among those who want to downplay the threat...
Yemen

Barack Obama entered office with a mandate to end America’s post-9/11 wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He will leave office in three months having presided...
gary johnson

Gary Johnson knows what he doesn’t know. Unfortunately, he also seems to think himself clever enough to be able to spin this obliviousness into an...
Syria

The surest evidence that both the White House and the candidates vying to replace Barack Obama have no idea how to deal with the spiraling...
Barack Obama

A town hall event on veterans’ issues on CNN Wednesday night with President Barack Obama proved an emotional evening. The president performed admirably when peppered...
Russia

We’re a long way off from those heady days when Mitt Romney was the subject of withering mockery for daring to notice that Moscow’s geopolitical...
Vladimir Putin

It's unlikely to happen, but if there is any justice in this world, Vladimir Putin will someday have to answer for his crimes. He has...
Barack Obama

President Obama’s self-regard can be breathtaking, not least because he usually couches it with the sort of false modesty that seems to go with hubris...
donald trump

The reasons for the refugee crisis emerging from Syria are no secret. The violence inside Syria has been horrific. It’s also no surprise that so...
chemical weapons

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...
diplomacy

Secretary of State John Kerry told the UN Security Council on Wednesday that “a moment of truth” had arrived in the efforts to enforce a ceasefire in...
Skittles

Even in a political year in which we have come to expect the unexpected, who would have guessed that the political world would be transfixed by...