The fall of the Syrian city to Assad’s forces marks a grim ending to Pax Americana in the Middle East.
Syrian Civil War Aleppo’s Last Stand
The fall of Aleppo is a major coup for Assad, but it hardly spells the end of the war.
Syrian Civil War Aleppo Teeters on the Brink
Assad’s forces have recaptured a third of the rebel stronghold, in what could be a major turning point.
A Post-ISIS Recovery Plan for Syria
Recognizing and supporting a provisional government in opposition-controlled Syria could cool down the conflict while keeping pressure on Assad.
A no-fly zone in Syria, though difficult to arrange, could prove pivotal in ending the ongoing civil war.
Has the President been a much savvier operator in Syria than he’s been given credit for, or is he a strategically incoherent improviser of last resort? Perhaps a bit of both.
Russia’s Third Circles
The Pentagon is flummoxed as to what Russia’s intentions are in Syria. Please allow me to clear up the confusion.