Posts Tagged: syrian civil war
America’s leading Sunni ally is proving how easily hubris, delusion, and old-fashioned ineptitude can trump even bottomless wealth.
The only sensible solution to the Syrian crisis is a quantum one in which Bashar al-Assad is simultaneously there and not there.
The former secretary of state could shatter the glass ceiling for women, but she'd leave the old boys' military-industrial complex intact.
To reverse his fortune at the polls, Erdogan reignited Turkey’s war with the Kurds, stood silent while mobs attacked his opponents, and unilaterally altered the constitutional role of his office.
No one who predicted disaster from Washington's intervention in Syria should expect anything different from Russia's.
The victory of Canada's Liberal Party was a mixed one for the country's left. But from pulling out of Syria to (maybe) legalizing marijuana, they're welcoming the change in governance.
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.
Putin’s attempt at "shock and awe" in Syria has all the hallmarks of failed U.S. interventions of the past
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.
Here's how the U.S. can leverage its wealth, safety, and diplomacy to serve the refugees it helped to create.