Regions / Syria
Is reflexive resistance to intervention in Syria the right reaction by progressives?
From nuclear weapons to unicorns.
George Orwell understood that ignoring obvious horrors for expediency's sake is a roadblock to justice.
Tales of ostensibly noble efforts to avert catastrophic human suffering have sanitized the complicity of U.S. policy.
War with Iran could cost you your job.
Were the Syrian rebels to win, how different would their rule be from Assad's?
Why start another body count in a Middle East conflict with no direct relationship to U.S. security?
What can we do in Syria? Unfortunately, not much.
Too many states, large and small, see themselves as having a vested interest in Syria's outcome.
Syria has become the weak leg of its tripod with Iran and Hezbollah.