Regions / Syria
George Orwell understood that ignoring obvious horrors for expediency's sake is a roadblock to justice.
Tales of ostensibly noble efforts to avert catastrophic human suffering have sanitized the complicity of U.S. policy.
War with Iran could cost you your job.
Humanitarian intervention has proven to be an even more valuable propaganda tool than the "war on terror."
Were the Syrian rebels to win, how different would their rule be from Assad's?
McCain's trip to Syria, his calls for US air strikes, and arming rebels with heavy weapons seem designed to counter Obama plan to negotiate with Russia.
Why start another body count in a Middle East conflict with no direct relationship to U.S. security?
What can we do in Syria? Unfortunately, not much.
The humanitarian disaster in Syria is mostly ignored as external powers vie for position to control the outcome of civil war.
Too many states, large and small, see themselves as having a vested interest in Syria's outcome.