Regions / Syria
Putin’s attempt at "shock and awe" in Syria has all the hallmarks of failed U.S. interventions of the past
The chain of events set into motion by the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq is reaching its logical conclusion — the disintegration of multi-ethnic states and a great expulsion of innocents.
This nation of immigrants should shelter more Syrian refugees.
The U.S. has a moral responsibility to address the Syrian refugee crisis after The Guardian reveals Russia offered to help depose Assad three years ago.
Here's how the U.S. can leverage its wealth, safety, and diplomacy to serve the refugees it helped to create.
Winning the fight to protect the deal in Congress was a huge victory for diplomacy over war. But there's still much work to be done.
Phyllis Bennis: "Everyone is safer with this deal — because everyone is safer when we use diplomacy instead of war."
Will the monumental deal lay the foundation for creating a nuclear free zone throughout the Middle East?
For the refugees pouring into Europe, their journeys can be just as deadly as the war zones they're fleeing.
On what legal grounds can the White House justify airstrikes against ISIS?