The Syrian Civil War
The Syrian Civil War
Russian Jets Pummel Ceasefire into Oblivion

Assad and Putin take by take by force what they cannot secure by negotiation.

The Syrian Civil War
Airstrike on Syrian Refugee Camp Kills 28

Russian-Assad policy of “migratory genocide” continues apace.

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Turkey: Syrian Refugees May Be Staying

With no good end to the Syrian Civil War in sight, refugees may be putting down roots—which means Turkey faces a daunting task.

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Good Thing No Israelis Were Present

Ten thousand Palestinians trapped without food or water by fighting in Syria.

The Syrian Civil War
Assad Regime, Russia to Attack Aleppo

Widely reported assault would signal end of truce.

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Kurds to Declare “Federal Region” in Syria

Russia in favor, Turkey opposed, U.S. in the middle.

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Al Qaeda Routs U.S.-Backed Rebels in Syria

Terrorists seize advanced weaponry as U.S., other rebels left FSA hanging.

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Israeli Defense Minister: Better ISIS than Iran

If this is how they see it in Jerusalem, imagine Riyadh’s view.

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Saudi Arabia Dispatches Fighter Jets to Turkey

Tangled web of alliances around Syrian Civil War gets another thread.

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More Syrians Try to Flee as Aleppo Fight Looms

Repercussions of Syria are reaching Europe—and Putin knows it.

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Hugging the News Cycle

With the Iraqi government’s move to retake Kirkuk, it’s time for the U.S. to start planning for just how bad things could get.

Counting Carbon

The EIA projects US energy-related greenhouse gas emissions will continue to fall this year.

European Disunion

In forcing Catalonia to clarify its intentions on independence, Madrid is chipping away at the separatists’ facade of unity.

Development and Its Discontents

A new data dive offers mixed evidence, confirming some prevailing narratives and confounding others.

Echo Chamber Redux

Americans deserve in-depth commentary and analysis about the merits and faults of the Iran nuclear deal. They are not getting it.

Spy Games

Another disturbing chapter in the Obama-era spy wars.

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