Regions / Middle East & North Africa
How Syrian President Assad might read the U.S.: Ditch the chemical weapons and you can carry on with the carnage.
If the Assad regime were toppled, the aftermath would likely be characterized by deprivation of services and revenge killings.
Many – from alternative news outlets to mainstream to governments – find the Obama administration’s justification for launching an attack on Syria full of holes.
President Obama never gets tired of finding new ways to disappoint us.
Will President Obama's next move continue the Bush legacy against which he campaigned?
False Flag Operations for Dummies.
Ostensibly damning intelligence is still being withheld.
So much for the “coalition of the willing.”
Iara Lee's "The Suffering Grasses" beautifully captures Syrians explaining their struggle in their own words, giving a place of privilege to those nonviolent activists whose voices have long been buried beneath the rubble.
It is perhaps hackneyed to refer to Syria as a tinderbox or a powder keg, but that's exactly what it is.