Regions / Syria
Obama's decision to arm the Syrian rebels will likely escalate the conflict and torpedo any possibility for a political solution.
Let's resist the temptation to intervene in Syria. This time, let's say 'lesson learned.'
Is it just a propaganda tool that affords the U.S. cover under which to continue its role as global policeman?
Is reflexive resistance to intervention in Syria the right reaction by progressives?
From nuclear weapons to unicorns.
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?