Posts Tagged: Syria
Mother Agnes-Mariam’s analysis of conditions on the ground in Syria is far more nuanced than those of the mainstream media in the United States.
Iranian-American author Hooman Majd says that Americans are starting to see Iran as more than "just a bunch of crazy mullahs shouting 'Death to America' all the time."
America’s money-soaked political system simultaneously bolsters the military-industrial complex and undermines diplomacy.
The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) challenges the illegal and ineffective U.S. policy of going to war against alleged chemical-weapons-possessing countries.
From sanctions to Snowden to drones.
In Latin America, opposition to military intervention in Syria reflects the wariness of a region long beset with U.S. interventions of its own.
It's time to relegate the bankrupt counterinsurgency doctrine into the “dustbin of history.”
Barack Obama--the man who was about to wage war in Syria, however reluctantly--must now fall from his high horse and become a man of peace.
The emerging U.S.-Iran modus vivendi over Syria could be the beginning of the end for three decades of mutual hostility and estrangement.
Presidents tend to ignore the constitutional requirement for Congress to formally declare war in advance of deploying American military forces.