Regions / Syria
As we contemplate sending weapons to “vetted” Syrian rebels, our recent involvements in the Mideast remind us how risky that is.
TV pundits and analysts could use a reality check when it comes to Obama's use of military force.
ISIS is intent on forming its own state, but it may turn to international terrorism next.
The U.S. and its allies have funded a host of Syrian opposition councils that are more interested in seeking Western aid than serving the Syrian people.
Four myths American exceptionalists peddle about the U.S. president and America's role in the world.
In just five years, Syria has gone from being the world’s second-largest host of refugees to the second-largest producer of them.
Meet five women who are bearing the burden of conflict in Syria and persevering in spite of it.
How the Obama administration can make good on its stated preference for diplomacy over war.
Iraq's problems are in large part the result of recent disasters--like the U.S. invasion and the Syrian civil war--not ancient grievances.
Adding yet more warfare to the current crisis in the Middle East will perpetuate exactly what the imperial powers set out to do: tear an entire region of the world asunder.