Ford Continues the Good Fight from Home

U.S. ambassador to Syria blames Russia, Iran for enabling slaughter

Daybreak: Protests in Jordan, Outside the Cities

Plus, Ford on Syria, Kat Power cancels Israel concert, and more in the news

Daybreak: Islamists Set to Capture Egypt Gov’t

Plus Arab League proposes Syrian regime change, and more in the news

Daybreak: Grapel Still Jailed

Plus the crisis moves toward Syria, and more in the news

Walls Closing In on Syrian Regime

Vetoed U.N. sanctions still betray which way the wind is blowing

Daybreak: Ford Confirmed As Envoy

Plus Congress halts some aid to Palestinians, and more in the news

The New Consensus: Confirm Robert Ford!

Neoconservatives about-face on U.S. envoy to Syria

Sundown: Mahmmy Being Mahmmy

Plus ‘Islamic liberalism,’ Perry fisked, and more

Daybreak: Guess Who’s Coming to New York

Plus Israel clears out embassy in Jordan, and more in the news

The Brave Man Robert Ford

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

Sundown: Envoy Assaulted in Damascus

Plus Kletzky dad sues confessed killer, and more

Reform Just a Watchword in This Administration

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

U.S. Re-Upping Syrian Ambassador

In face of horrors and condemnations, engagement still continues

Mad Men

The recent massacres in Oslo, Norway, and Hama, Syria, were both carried out by heartless sociopaths. Why does one of them—Syria’s Bashar al-Assad—continue to enjoy diplomatic relations with Washington?

Assad Cracks Down Hard in Hama

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

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