Tag Archives: Syrian civil war

Syria’s Civil War and the World’s Oldest Refugee

A reflection on our collective failures as human societies.

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UN and Bombing Syria: 1945 and Now

How the world of 2014 is an eerie replay of 1945.

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Syria: When the Front Line is Everywhere

Syrian civilians and fighters pause for a photo, as the war rages around them.

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Syrian Refugees: A Need for Global Burden Sharing

The world is on notice: We are facing a looming humanitarian crisis.

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Why the UN Security Council Still Matters

Putin’s Russia now takes the United Nations Security Council far more seriously than the U.S. government does.

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The Sikorski Plan

How the Polish Foreign Minister shaped a (possible) solution for Syria.

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Averting Another U.S. Foreign Policy Disaster

Is there a way out of the box President Obama has built for himself, while strengthening the fight against international despots?

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Syria, Azerbaijan and the Sunni-Shia Divide

How is Syria’s war dividing populations across the region?

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Obama’s Amateur Hour

Syria: When “red lines” lead to red faces.

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Syria and American Democracy

Can you hear them laugh from Beijing and Moscow?

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