Posts Tagged: Bashar Al-Assad
Putin’s attempt at "shock and awe" in Syria has all the hallmarks of failed U.S. interventions of the past
The Saudis and the Turks are scaling up their support for Syrian jihadists while the Israelis contemplate a new war with Hezbollah.
In the post-Cold War era, the right and even some on the left are playing a new game of "Who's your favorite dictator?"
Bashar al-Assad is not going to age out of office any time soon.
The regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad may not be as close to the brink as reported.
There's no better time for Sunni and Shia to sit down together and address not just ISIS but the injustice, intolerance, and inequality that birthed it.
After the Paris massacre, European governments should resist narratives of civilizational conflict and push for a ceasefire in the Syrian war.
By attacking rebels less extreme than the Islamic State, the U.S. almost seems to be doing Syria’s bidding.
Obama is more than willing to stand up against the Islamic State. Too bad he wasn't willing to stand up to his hawkish critics.
The Obama administration’s war plans in Iraq and Syria are illegal, ill-conceived, and destined to fail. Here's what the U.S.—and you—can do instead.