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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.

The Syrian Civil War
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.

The Syrian Civil War
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.

The Syrian Civil War
Kurds to Declare “Federal Region” in Syria

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

The Syrian Civil War
Al Qaeda Routs U.S.-Backed Rebels in Syria

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

The Syrian Civil War
Israeli Defense Minister: Better ISIS than Iran

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

The Syrian Civil War
Saudi Arabia Dispatches Fighter Jets to Turkey

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

The Syrian Civil War
More Syrians Try to Flee as Aleppo Fight Looms

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

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Pressuring Pyongyang

An analysis of their trade flows suggests so.


We are greatly saddened here at The American Interest to hear about the death of our friend, colleague, and mentor Zbigniew Brzezinski.

China's Big Money Diplomacy

China wants to help Egypt construct a new capital—but can they follow through?

social norms

The President’s assault on P.C. was at least partly successful. That is both good and bad.

Alliances and Allies

It’s time our allies, and our foreign policy establishment, engage with our President’s worldview on its own terms.

Minya Attack

28 Copts killed in point-blank attack on pilgrims.

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