Regions / Middle East & North Africa
“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.
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.
Well, not within, but without: U.S. senators are drawing up a plan as an alternative to military strikes.
President Obama seems torn between standing down and going ahead with a military strike.
Both insist on viewing the chemical-weapons attack in black or white: mounted by either the Assad administration or the opposition.