Posts Tagged: Bashar Al-Assad
The radicalization and internationalization of Syria's armed opposition have exacerbated the fears of Turkey's minority communities.
As the post-9-11 wars finally begin to end, we can shrink the Pentagon budget. Here is a three-part strategy for replacing the jobs currently dependent on military production we don't need.
His image isn't bolstered by the latest rash of defections, but President Assad cares little about Western perceptions.
Like Soviet Russia, Syria also has chemical weapons and suspected biological weapons programs.
The Turkish F-4 that Syria shot down was testing Syria's radar.
How far should the state go to improve the world?
Military intervention in Syria is a high-risk enterprise. Here's a set of principles by which the intervening forces must abide.
The Assad administration seeks to double-down on Kofi Annan's peace proposal by demanding the opposition turn in its weapons.
At the moment a ceasefire seems to be holding.
Depriving it of funding is a key lever against the Assad regime.