Interference

Washington should back the Free Syrian Army in its insurgency against Bashar al-Assad, since toppling his regime would strike a blow against Iran

The Tyrant’s Wife

As Syria’s first lady stands by her murderous husband, an Iranian activist remembers the Asma al-Assad she met on bike rides for peace

Disinformation: ‘Pravda’ May Be Gone, but Now There’s ‘Russia Today’

Russia’s propaganda machine is stronger than ever thanks to cable network RT. Its Syria coverage offers the proof.

Sundown: Blasts in Aleppo

Plus, Lea Michele heads to the big screen, Hoffman on the Oscars, and more

Daybreak: Protests in Jordan, Outside the Cities

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

Daybreak: U.S. and Israel Disagree on Iran

Plus, harsher nuclear report, the frontlines in Syria, and more in the news

Face Off

The Israeli leadership is at war with itself over Iran: In one corner, Bibi Netanyahu and Ehud Barak. In the other, former Mossad chief Meir Dagan.

Daybreak: Israel Preps for Assad Regime’s Fall

Plus, Claude Lanzmann detained, Assad’s emails, and more in the news

Vetoes Embolden Syrian Regime

Civil war is next as regional actors jockey for position

Assad Ouster Begins to Look Inevitable

As world moves against Syria, reminder that Israel was among the first

Daybreak: Security Council Showdown

Plus Iran feels threatened by Assad’s situation, and more in the news

Sundown: Thank God Syria Has Russia

Plus more settlements prompt more U.S. words, and more

Daybreak: Clinton to Stand Up for Syria Action

Plus old anti-Semites say they are ‘the new Jews,’ and more in the news

Daybreak: Iran Thaw?

Plus Meshaal in Amman, elections in Israel, and more in the news

Daybreak: Happy #Jan25

Plus CPR on peace talks, and more in the news

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