Standing Up to Putin

The Man Without a Face, Masha Gessen’s biography of the Russian leader, reminds us why U.S. Jews must put pressure on a repressive foreign regime

In ‘Time,’ Erdogan, and Cantor on Netanyahu

‘Time 100′ suggests closer Turkish-Qatari, GOP-Bibi ties

Daybreak: Abbas Just Drops Netanyahu a Note

Plus commander who attacked soldier is dismissed, and more in the news

Fleeing Assad’s Troops

I went to Syria to photograph the rebellion. But when the army took aim at the village where I was staying, I escaped to Turkey with 100 refugees.

Limited Truce Holds in Syria, For Now

The real tests are yet to come.

Sundown: The Immortal Octomoms

Plus, Wouk’s new work, another White House seder and more

A Farewell to Chatter

Diplomacy has failed in Syria. What next?

Daybreak: Preparing for the Maybe-Talks

Plus Hezbollah in hot water, and more in the news

Daybreak: Syria Deal With Assad Reached?

Plus secret pre-peace talks, and more in the news

Daybreak: Brotherhood Wants Presidency

Plus U.S. joins Arab states to fund Syrian rebels, and more in the news

Sundown: Adelson Says Newt Is Toast

Plus Annan would leave Assad, the Big Baby and his knishes, and more

Daybreak: Iran Talks Seem Likely Next Month

Plus what the Syrian rebels should do next, and more in the news

Obama’s About-Face on Syria

In August, the president called for Bashar al-Assad to step down. But the U.S. hasn’t sent arms to the opposition. To understand why, look to Russia.

Daybreak: Israel Buys Obama’s Iran Seriousness

Plus is a Syria ceasefire in the offing? and more in the news

Daybreak: Fighting in Damascus

Plus Ashton compares Toulouse to Gaza, and more in the news

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