Regions / Syria
While the official narrative of the Obama administration is sceptical of arming militant groups in Syria, divisions within the administration leave the door open for any number of policies toward the country.
There is no evidence that Israel's attack on Syria was designed to, as claimed, prevent the transfer of anti-aircraft missiles to Hezbollah.
Israel is clearly taking advantage of a severely weakened Syrian regime, correctly predicting that the Syrians are not in a position to retaliate.
The sheer number of refugees seeking safe haven is taking a toll on Syria's neighbors.
Is Syria just another proxy war?
Syrian President Assad has demonstrated no interest in winning over his people.
The United States chose an inopportune time to lift restrictions on Russia and normalize trade relations.
War semantics are not just semantics.
The Arab Awakening has made short work of Hamas' longstanding alliance with Bashar al-Assad.
To begin with, the United States should drop the demand for regime change in Syria.