Regions / Syria
Syrian President Assad invokes logic to deflect accusations of chemical-weapons use.
A U.S. military attack on Syria will not be to protect civilians—it will mean taking sides once again in a bloody, complicated civil war.
Looks like the U.S. is once again reverting to its foreign-policy default position: bombing.
Turmoil in Iraq and Syria, along with political developments in Turkey, has created unprecedented opportunity for the Middle East's long-suffering Kurds.
Though it’s not certain Syrian President Assad was responsible for what looks like chemical-weapons attacks, his behavior seldom fails to disturb.
Syria President Assad seems intent on doing everything he can to alienate his allies and make us sympathetic to his often brutal opposition.
What do NSA and Netanyahu have in common? They’re both like the boy who cried wolf.
From Assad redefining a presidency to death-squads redefining war crimes.
Allegations of sarin use by the Syrian government are bedeviled by chain-of-custody issues.
Obama's decision to arm the Syrian rebels will likely escalate the conflict and torpedo any possibility for a political solution.