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Ford Continues the Good Fight from Home

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

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Daybreak: Protests in Jordan, Outside the Cities

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

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Daybreak: Islamists Set to Capture Egypt Gov’t

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

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Daybreak: Grapel Still Jailed

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

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Walls Closing In on Syrian Regime

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

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Daybreak: Ford Confirmed As Envoy

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

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The New Consensus: Confirm Robert Ford!

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

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Sundown: Mahmmy Being Mahmmy

Plus ‘Islamic liberalism,’ Perry fisked, and more

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Daybreak: Guess Who’s Coming to New York

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

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The Brave Man Robert Ford

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

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Sundown: Envoy Assaulted in Damascus

Plus Kletzky dad sues confessed killer, and more

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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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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?

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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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Ambassador Ford Stands Up for Syrians

But do his words and deeds represent a policy shift?

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Sundown: Winning the Flotilla

Plus the uncowardly Robert Ford, the Hasidic Sam Spade, and more

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Sundown: Israel Alleges Flotilla Brings War

Plus GOP hammers Obama on Syria envoy, and more

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New Ambassador To Return to Old Country

Eisen, son of Czech Jew, is appointed

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Shadow Play: Agents of Influence on Egypt Ambassador Pick Robert S. Ford

Syria may be getting a new U.S. ambassador, but the problem of Syrian engagement is far from solved

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Daybreak: Expect More Riots in J’lem

Plus wait ’til at least next year for Iranian nuke, and more in the news

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Daybreak: Dubai Murder Mystery

Plus new U.S. Syria envoy also killed Jesse James, and more

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