“Never again,” adopted in the wake of the Second World War, has become nothing but an empty slogan in South Sudan, Syria, Libya and Yemen.
The Trump Administration’s obsession with the Iran nuclear deal cannot obscure the U.S. role in strengthening Iran.
Terrorism, oil, the crisis in Iraq, the Syrian civil war and geopolitics all weigh against the birth of a new Kurdish state.
The Kurds’ quest for self-rule is potentially explosive. It puts them in the crosshairs of Iraq, Iran, Turkey, Russia and the United States.
With one military action, the new U.S. President has managed to thoroughly confound his fiercest supporters and critics.
The six things that the United States and Russia ought to do with regard to Syria.
Obama’s Syria policy failed because it did not anticipate provoking Iranian and Russian interventions.
Who are the Syrian Kurds?
The cost of letting US policy be determined primarily by the ambitions of Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.