Posts tagged “Syria”

Bombs Can’t Save Iraq

The panic that engulfed this capital after the fall of Mosul, when …

Posted June 20th, 2014

Ukraine and Syria’s Common Path to Resolution

When columnist Peggy Noonan asked, “Whose Side Are We On?” about Ukraine, …

Posted March 11th, 2014

Military Power Is Not a Foreign Policy Panacea

A recent article by Max Boot of the Council on Foreign Relations …

Posted March 10th, 2014

Congress Sends Guns to Syria in Secret Vote

This can only end well. Last night Reuters reported that Congress recently …

Posted January 28th, 2014

John Kerry’s Diplomatic Minefield

Does John Kerry understand the world he inherited? Is he in denial? …

Posted January 28th, 2014

Just Keep Stumbling into Peace

Obama has no grand strategy, but foreign-policy improvisation may be the providential path to avoiding war.

Posted September 20th, 2013

Lindsey Graham Still Wants to Go to War

This summer produced a triumph of American patriotism. A grassroots coalition arose …

Posted September 17th, 2013

Time for Congress to Take Back Its War Powers

“It was a damn near-run thing,” said the Duke of Wellington. The …

Posted September 13th, 2013

What Tolstoy Has to Say About Syria

The great writer’s attitudes towards war could teach us a lesson today.

Posted September 10th, 2013

Congress Should Veto Obama’s War

“Congress doesn’t have a whole lot of core responsibilities,” said Barack Obama …

Posted August 27th, 2013

Do We Really Want a Cold War II?

Why American policymakers must see themselves through Vladimir Putin’s eyes.

Posted August 9th, 2013

Alawites and Christians in Syria–United in Uncertainty

Recent reports on the Syrian civil war depict a messy conflict, with …

Posted June 20th, 2013

Paragon of Virtue Bob Menendez Introduces Legislation to Arm Syrian Opposition

The Democratic Senator from New Jersey Bob Menendez, chairman of the Foreign …

Posted May 7th, 2013

War Criminals in the Syrian Opposition?

The UN’s revelations should put to rest any lingering sentiment for intervention.

Posted May 7th, 2013

GOP Hawks’ Awkward Timing Restating the Case for Arming the Syrian Rebels

Shot: Chaser: Observation: Cotton supports arming an opposition movement even Peter King, Republican …

Posted May 6th, 2013

Where’s Congress’s ‘Red Line’?

U.S. intervention in Syria risks empowering radicals who hate us.

Posted April 30th, 2013

Senator Ayotte’s Hypocrisy on Benghazi and Syria

National Harbor–Sen. Kelly Ayotte, third amigo alongside the senate’s most notorious hawks Graham and …

Posted March 15th, 2013