Assad and Putin take by take by force what they cannot secure by negotiation.
Russian-Assad policy of “migratory genocide” continues apace.
With no good end to the Syrian Civil War in sight, refugees may be putting down roots—which means Turkey faces a daunting task.
Ten thousand Palestinians trapped without food or water by fighting in Syria.
Widely reported assault would signal end of truce.
Russia in favor, Turkey opposed, U.S. in the middle.
Terrorists seize advanced weaponry as U.S., other rebels left FSA hanging.
If this is how they see it in Jerusalem, imagine Riyadh’s view.
Tangled web of alliances around Syrian Civil War gets another thread.
Repercussions of Syria are reaching Europe—and Putin knows it.
Regular readers know the answer: not very effective at all.
…and that may not be such a bad thing.
As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.
Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.
If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.
Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.