Conn Hallinan


Conn Hallinan

Conn Hallinan is a columnist for Foreign Policy In Focus.


Poison Gas and Arabian Tales

Allegations of sarin use by the Syrian government are bedeviled by chain-of-custody issues.

Syria and the Monarchs: A Perfect Storm

Obama's decision to arm the Syrian rebels will likely escalate the conflict and torpedo any possibility for a political solution.

Afghanistan: Is It Really the End Game?

There is no reason to continue the bloodshed in Afghanistan, which all the parties recognize will not alter the final outcome a whit.