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Daybreak: Last Exit Before the U.N.?

Plus Syria soon sans Assad, and more in the news

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Sundown: Turkey Would Run Gaza Blockade

Plus A’jad chides Assad, boo to Dan Snyder, and more

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The Brave Man Robert Ford

Envoy angrily rebuts lie that most Syrian protesters are ‘terrorists’

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Iran Is Losing the Arab Spring

Plus a fascinating look inside Syria

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Daybreak: Assad Insists He Will Stay

Plus, to the shores of Tripoli, pressure to escalate in Gaza, and more in the news

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Details on the Israel Attack and Syria Statements

Was Hamas involved? And what happens to Syria next?

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Daybreak: Attack in Southern Israel Kills 5

Plus, U.S. prepares to call for Assad to step down, and more in the news

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Sundown: P.A. Slows Down on Road to U.N.

Plus, Turkey means never having to say you’re sorry, and more

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The Birth of This Palestinian Refugee Problem

Hamas puts down protest following Syrian displacement of 10,000

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Reform Just a Watchword in This Administration

Yet Turkey, the U.S., and others still seem to hope Assad will come around

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U.S. Re-Upping Syrian Ambassador

In face of horrors and condemnations, engagement still continues

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Assad Cracks Down Hard in Hama

Obama condemns assault on civilians, again stops short of demanding ouster

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Daybreak: Europe in Charge of Peace

Plus, Levi Aron indicted, schmucks, and more in the news

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The Semi-Free City of Hama

But the Syrian regime and its domestic opponents share a view of Israel

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Amidst Crackdown, Syria Recognizes Palestine

Meanwhile, U.S. backs away from supporting dissidents

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Ambassador Ford Stands Up for Syrians

But do his words and deeds represent a policy shift?

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Daybreak: Obama Reassures Jewish Donors

Plus, Abbas says he would skip U.N. push, and more in the news

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Sundown: The Devil In Syria

Plus, Iranian smuggling, Crowe’s cutting remarks, and more

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Daybreak: DSK May Claim It Was Consensual

Plus Assad admits mistakes were made, and more in the news

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The Arab Spring Comes to Israel

Syrian regime has own use for ‘Nakba Day;’ 16 deaths reported

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Sundown: Reform Jews Bring Home the Bacon

Plus, exit Mitchell, stage irrelevant, and more

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Sundown: The Bel of the Ball

Plus, why Assad is still around, the most perfect Brooklyn trend piece, and more

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Has Assad Reached Our Breaking Point?

Harsh repression continues, Iran’s ally remains

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On Reconciliation, ‘The Devil Is in the Details’

ICG’s Nathan Thrall talks to Tablet Magazine

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Daybreak: Abbas Insists Talks Still Doable

Plus Egypt goes rogue, Syria and Syrians in crosshairs, and more in the news

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Crack-up

As Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has cracked down on his own people, Washington has turned a blind eye for fear of what new regime might emerge. But it’s impossible for a new leader to be worse.

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Sanctions, Anxiety, Horror Greet Crackdown

As Syria’s Assad ups violence, U.S., Iran, Israel consider their interests

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Daybreak: New Flotilla in the Works

Plus who will stop Assad? and more in the news

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Daybreak: Fogel Murderers Arrested

Plus ‘Move Over AIPAC’ announced, and more in the news

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Sundown: More and More Want Assad Gone

Plus an Israeli horror flick, the biggest Seder ever, and more