We Can't Destroy ISIS Without Destroying Bashar al Assad First
September 12, 2014
The Syrian strongman is the terrorist organization's most important recruiting tool.
Bashar Al Assad Is Laying a Deadly Ambush for Obama in Syria
August 26, 2014
In this case, the enemy of our enemy is NOT our friend.
America's Top Military Officer Says the Syrian Opposition Is Unstructured. Why Not Help Change That?
May 15, 2014
Let's hope General Dempsey is doing precisely that.
America Must Stand Firm on Syria at the Geneva II Conference
January 21, 2014
The conference is a diplomatic Hail Mary pass.
There Will Be No Syrian Solution Until the Shelling Stops
September 18, 2013
"Government forces continued to rely on heavy and often indiscriminate firepower to target areas they were unwilling or unable to recapture through ground operations.
Congress is About to Blow a Negotiated Settlement in Syria
September 09, 2013
A vote by Congress to reject the resolution sought by President Barack Obama to authorize military force in Syria will add to the long list of unintended consequences already produced by bad policy choices on Syria.
Is Assad Goading Obama?
August 26, 2013
The new Syrian atrocities may have been a miscalculation. But America's rhetoric encouraged them.