Posts Tagged: syrian civil war

Obama’s foreign policy legacy will not be secured unless he addresses head-on the belief that we have the power to achieve our objectives by threats, intimidation, and coercion.

Obama in the Funhouse

To avoid the escalation in east-west tensions, both Putin and Obama need to view each other with a great deal more clarity and understanding.
So far, the United States has given Iran the space it needs to reach a nuclear agreement with the international community. But hardliners on both sides are waiting in the wings.

The Scandal of Syria

The neoconservatives and liberal interventionists were discredited long ago, but the United States still has an obligation to help solve the Syrian crisis.

Running Off to War

As in the 1940s in Palestine, some opposition recruits have gone to Syria motivated by extremist ideologies and with the intention to commit acts of terrorism. But most have more prosaic reasons for fighting.
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