Six Years of Syrian Civil War: Why Assad is the Franco of the Middle East, and why the United States has done so little to help his victims—80 years after liberal-minded Americans took up arms in the Spanish Civil War
Broader aims on Middle East realignment led the outgoing president’s efforts at two-track diplomacy. One track was misdirection. The other handed the region to Russia and Iran.
Israel’s government is also exploring ways to bring injured Syrians to its hospitals
The Obama administration’s neglect of Syria is one of the rare policies of his predecessor that Trump can be expected to continue.
Assad Regime’s Grotesque PR Conference in Damascus Uses ‘New York Times,’ ‘Washington Post,’ NPR, and ‘New Yorker’ Reporters to Whitewash War Crimes
Syrian propagandists have found the ideal launderers for their message: Western journalists
As their sons and ‘temporary husbands’ are ripped from them to fight a proxy war in Syria, grieving mothers and brides are compensated with only a promise of spiritual redemption from Sayyeda Zaynab, a granddaughter of the Prophet
How the Iran deal explains the administration’s inaction in Syria
One report claimed ‘neither side seems bent on starting hostilities’
The geopolitics that links Vladimir Putin, Barack Obama, Bashar al-Assad, Hezbollah, and the Jewish State
An interview with Israeli television lands French citizen, novelist, and essayist Amin Maalouf in a bizarre and ignorant thought-crime hell
After entering the contest as a joke, PingPong was disavowed by Israeli authorities after a controversial performance
Barack Obama’s Syrian endgame and the new alliances that are shaping it
The Texas Senator’s position that Israel should retain the contested territory is a longstanding one, and a reflection of his foreign policy iconoclasm
An Interview With Abdul Halim Khaddam, the former Vice President and Foreign Minister of Syria
The post-American Middle East being born in Syria is an irretrievably changed land of sectarianism and new foreign hegemony
Reflecting on the long sad march out of Homs, and the people along the way
Why is Sanders Taking Foreign Policy Advice from Someone Who Suggested Israel—Not Assad—Gassed Syrians?
The Democratic presidential hopeful set out to assuage doubts about his foreign policy expertise. Instead, he may have reinforced them.
Goldin, the fallen Israeli officer, was kidnapped just hours into an American-brokered ceasefire in 2014. If American credibility in Syria and beyond is to mean anything, Goldin’s body must be returned to his family.