Here's the Deal the U.S. and Iran Should Make Right Now
September 23, 2013

When Hassan Rouhani, the new president of Iran, speaks at the United Nations General Assembly this week, the world will hold its breath.

Flags of the Resistance
September 22, 2013

In a broken Syrian city, symbols of life’s resilience—and America’s predicament

Assad Turns Out to Be a Monty Python Villain
September 19, 2013

The funniest thing about Bashar al-Assad's interview with Fox's Dennis Kucinich and Greg Palkot was not Dennis Kucinich, surprisingly.

America Is Becoming Heartless in the Face of Evil
September 18, 2013

Comrades, we have lost. The only achievement of the Obama administration in the Syrian crisis so far has been to eliminate the humanitarian motive from American foreign policy. We have lost.

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.

Assad's Assault on Medical Providers
September 17, 2013

Last week, New York Times columnist Nick Kristof nominated Syria as the world capital of human suffering.

What You Need to Know About Syria Today
September 17, 2013

U.N. Releases Chemical Weapons Report, Both Sides Spin their Narrative. Evidence collected by U.N.

Americans Were War-Weary Long Before Iraq
September 16, 2013

"America may have lost its stomach for military intervention," Charles Blow wrote recently in the New York Times.

What You Need to Know About Syria Today
September 16, 2013

• U.S., Russia Strike a Syria Deal That Only Goes So Far.  If the framework agreed over the weekend is effectively followed, it will eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons arsenal by the middle of next year. On Monday the U.S., France and Britain agreed

What You Need to Know About Syria Today
September 13, 2013

It’s Day Two of U.S.-Russian Syria Talks in Geneva. By some accounts, they started on shaky ground. Russia and Syria insisted the U.S. give up its “policy of threats” – the threat of military action that the U.S.