Regions / Syria
Turkey and Syria are no longer BFFs.
The U.S. will likely leave Syria to the Arab League and avoid pressing SCAF over transparency in the upcoming Egyptian elections.
Washington's poor response to the Arab Spring has severely damaged its ability to mediate the situation in Syria.
The assumption of power by Syrian President Assad's father, Hafez, came at ironic cost to his own people, the Alawites.
Sen. Joseph Lieberman has reportedly become the first U.S. senator to call publicly for military intervention in Syria.
If it's information about a nuclear program you want, blowing it to smithereens first is, uh, ill advised.
Iran may catch a break as the United States weighs invasions of both Libya and Syria instead.
As a result of Syrian President Assad's brutality, his country's relationship with Turkey lays in ruins.
Because of decades of isolating Syria, the United States can now only watch the events unfold without having any influence on the ground.
The protests in Syria are encouraging, but Bashar al-Assad will pull out all the stops before he leaves voluntarily.