Issues / War & Peace
We did not need Russian President Vladimir Putin to remind us of the fiction that America’s commitment to values and social practices makes it exceptional in the community of nations.
Russia’s resistance to refer Syria to the ICC runs counter to President Putin’s current campaign to be seen as the good guy focused on diplomatic solutions.
“Least horrible” may be a better way of putting it.
The framing of the Obama administration’s arguments has been contradictory and even bizarre.
Barack Obama's approach to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, according to Josh Reubner, resembles hammering a square peg into a round hole.
Between the end of the Cold War and a president perceived as an architect of disarmament, nuclear weapons have lost their status as an “existential threat.”
The 1989 Taif Accord that marked the beginning of the end of the Lebanese Civil War can serve as a model for a resolution to the Syrian conflict.
Russian President Putin steps into the peace breach on Syria.
John Kerry may have just accidentally earned himself a Nobel Peace Prize.
Will the Syria debate get Congress to take a hard look at U.S. policy in the Middle East? Don't hold your breath.