Regions / Syria
How is it that the Islamic State, with much of the world arrayed against it, endures?
Syrian military photographer Caesar, who documented the dead bodies, exhibited a moral courage beyond the ken of most of us.
Washington is one of the most active players in Syria's civil war, but it's accepted effectively 0 percent of the conflict's refugees.
The Middle-East map is being redrawn in Syria and Iraq by Moscow and Washington.
An influx of Iranian troops into Syria is complementing Russian airstrikes in attempting to shore up the Assad regime.
Putin’s attempt at "shock and awe" in Syria has all the hallmarks of failed U.S. interventions of the past
If Europe and the United States would take a deep breath they would find that they could handle one million refugees.
The chain of events set into motion by the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq is reaching its logical conclusion — the disintegration of multi-ethnic states and a great expulsion of innocents.
A century ago, this country opened its arms to refugees like my great grandmother. Now our nation of immigrants has become about as welcoming as a desert cactus.
In his speech to U.S. lawmakers, the "People's pope" condemned the arms trade, war profiteering, and even the war on terror itself.