Regions / Syria
Presidents tend to ignore the constitutional requirement for Congress to formally declare war in advance of deploying American military forces.
Potential diplomatic breakthroughs in Syria and Iran are apparently unnerving Israel's right-wing leadership.
Imprisoned in Iran as a CIA spy, Amir Hekmati refuses to be ransomed.
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.
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.