In 2013, America Swapped Its Sledgehammer for a Scalpel. Here’s Who Won and Lost.

The Pax Americana is over in the Middle East, and now the jockeying starts to see who will come out ahead

With Hezbollah Away, Lebanon to Play (Ball)?

Lebanese soldier to be prosecuted in killing of Israeli soldier

Syrian Rebels Allege Assad Used Poison Gas

A round-up of things we wish weren’t rounding up

With Help From Tehran and Moscow, and Inaction by the U.S., Assad Is Poised To Stay

Thanks to outside forces waging a proxy battle in Syria, 2013 has become a year of attrition rather than endgames

Reports: Israel Attacked Syrian Military Base

Advanced weapons bound for Hezbollah were apparently the target

Remembering the Beirut Barracks Bombing

The Hezbollah suicide bombing killed 241 U.S. troops

Saudi Arabia Blasts American Policy on Iran, Syria

Saudi officials declaring ‘major’ shift away from the United States

Did the Sanctions Against Iran Finally Win Out?

Russia reportedly makes an offer that would be difficult to refuse

Report: Hezbollah to Quit Syria?

Hezbollah’s involvement, at the tune of 10,000 soldiers, hasn’t been without its costs

Obama at the UN: Tale of the Tape

The Scroll breaks down Obama’s speech today at the General Assembly

How Iran Uses Terror Threats To Successfully Deter U.S. Military Action

Obama says his Syria move sent Tehran a message on nukes, but the mullahs have Washington cornered

Joe Biden to Headline J Street Conference

Proof of peace process or proof of it not being an election year?

UN Experts Confirm Chemical Weapons Use in Syria

French, British, American officials point to Assad

Discarded Draft of Putin’s Opinion Piece on Syria

The Russian premier got a lot of help from the editors

Rabbis Briefed on Syria, Bibi Quotes Hillel

Plus a Saul Goodman Breaking Bad spinoff, and more in the news

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