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Syria

The situation in Syria has gone from farce to tragedy in the space of just a few days. The farce occurred, as I previously noted, on...
Syria

It tells you something about the moral bankruptcy of U.S. policy in Syria that one of the few times the U.S. has done something right,...
Syria

When it comes to Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama wants to it both ways. On the stump, the president happily attacks Donald Trump for his conspicuous...
Aleppo moment

Yesterday morning, Gary Johnson earned himself immortality by saying something that will be in every political blooper reel for as long as the media survive....
syria

Every once in a while one of the New York Times stumbles upon a great truth. That was the case with the piece featured on their front...
Syria

“Everyone is pursuing their own interests, not Syria’s.” If there has been a more accurate and pithy description of the problem in Syria, I have not...
turkey

There are many adjectives that might aptly describe the Obama administration’s Syria policy, but “coherent” is not among them. The administration’s desperation to avoid involving...
Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has been an extraordinarily fortunate presidential candidate. The missteps of her political opponents have allowed her to run for Barack Obama’s third term...
chemical weapons

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...
Omran Daqneesh

Today, the world finds itself transfixed by the haunting image of a Syrian child brutalized by war. He is Omran Daqneesh. His exact age is unknown, but...
Aleppo

If a humanitarian disaster doesn’t get shown on television, is it really happening? Perhaps that’s what the Obama administration is thinking as it ponders the...
Kurds

There's good news and bad news in the battle against Islamic State both in Syria/Iraq and in Libya. The good news out of Libya is that...