Daybreak: Assad Insists He Will Stay

Plus, to the shores of Tripoli, pressure to escalate in Gaza, and more in the news

Daybreak: U.N. Suspects Syrian Crimes

Plus, the new Sinai, and more in the news

Saudi Arabia Is Coming For Assad

Which is something Israel should probably welcome

Details on the Israel Attack and Syria Statements

Was Hamas involved? And what happens to Syria next?

Turkey Goes to the Mattresses Over Apology

While Israel sits in the catbird seat

Daybreak: Attack in Southern Israel Kills 5

Plus, U.S. prepares to call for Assad to step down, and more in the news

Civil Blood

The central issue in the Middle East is not the Arab-Israeli peace process but the Arab civil war that has been reignited by the so-called Arab Spring

Sundown: P.A. Slows Down on Road to U.N.

Plus, Turkey means never having to say you’re sorry, and more

The Birth of This Palestinian Refugee Problem

Hamas puts down protest following Syrian displacement of 10,000

Daybreak: Hariri Indictments Revealed

Plus AJC controversy, movement (maybe) on Shalit, and more in the news

Reform Just a Watchword in This Administration

Yet Turkey, the U.S., and others still seem to hope Assad will come around

Sundown: The Plight of Syrian Palestinians

Plus, Kristen Stewart’s dreidl, the Madoff divorce, and more

Daybreak: Next Up, Security Council

Plus, Syrian ships shell Syrian city, and more in the news

U.S. Re-Upping Syrian Ambassador

In face of horrors and condemnations, engagement still continues

Mad Men

The recent massacres in Oslo, Norway, and Hama, Syria, were both carried out by heartless sociopaths. Why does one of them—Syria’s Bashar al-Assad—continue to enjoy diplomatic relations with Washington?

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