Syria

Al Qaeda's Alliance with ISIS Exposes the U.S.'s Strategic Myopia
November 17, 2014

Syria's moderates might be suffering from American support.

Stop Calling Our Closest Allies Against ISIS "Terrorists"
October 22, 2014

We need the PKK for stability in the Middle East.

The Situation in Kobani Might Be Too Dire For Airdrops to Make a Difference
October 20, 2014

The U.S. has airdropped in weapons, but it may be too late.

Obama's Former Muslim Advisor Assesses Whether He's Lived Up to His Cairo Speech
October 19, 2014

Obama came into office promising to improve relations with the Muslim world. It didn't go exactly as planned.

Obama, Not Bush, Is the Master of Unilateral War
The president must force Congress to vote on his military powers
October 14, 2014

The president must force Congress to vote on his military powers.

Can Turkish Multiculturalism Survive the Islamic State?
October 09, 2014

The answer will have repercussions well beyond its borders.

If Obama Wants Congress' Approval to Attack ISIS, He'll Have to Ask—or Screw Up Badly
October 07, 2014

What history tells us about Obama's unilateral decision to bomb ISIS>

Obama Must Make Clear That the Syrian Regime Is Our Enemy, Too
September 30, 2014

After all, Assad is collaborating with ISIS and killing his own people by the thousands.

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