Allegations of sarin use by the Syrian government are bedeviled by chain-of-custody issues.
War & Peace Columns
June 25, 2013
Obama's decision to arm the Syrian rebels will likely escalate the conflict and torpedo any possibility for a political solution.
May 28, 2013
There is no reason to continue the bloodshed in Afghanistan, which all the parties recognize will not alter the final outcome a whit.
April 24, 2013
In the current crisis on the Korean peninsula, the Obama administration is virtually repeating the 2004 Bush playbook.
April 1, 2013
Establishing a pro-Western government in Damascus and inflicting damage on Iran is an illusion.
March 20, 2013
President Morsi is caught between the IMF, with its demand for austerity measures, and protestors.