Trump’s envoy tries to make a distinction between Hezbollah and Lebanon’s government where there is none
A renewed political and media circus in Beirut should not be confused with a real, serious strategy to roll back Teheran and break its long arm, Hezbollah
Abrupt decision comes in wake of sharp rebukes, bafflement, and concern about politicization of Shoah memory
Israel’s northern border has been quiet, but the upheaval in Syria may spiral into another show-down with Hezbollah
The Jewish state confronts the possibility of a new front—or two—in its ongoing conflict with a hostile regional power on the rise
How Gladwellian Internet ‘hot takes’ fueled the new echo-chamber press that enabled Obama’s foreign policy—and still rules Washington
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