Syria is emerging as a metaphor for the fragmentation and chaos that the modern world barely contains.
Problems with Turkey, Eastern Europe, and Donald Trump could tear the rickety alliance apart at the seams.
IPS's Phyllis Bennis tells Common Dreams that the kind of bombings these officials are calling for is very dangerous and further antagonizing Russia will do nothing to bring peace to the Syrian people.
Syrians are paying the price for the regional and global proxy fights taking place alongside the civil war there.
The former secretary of state attacked the NSA whistleblower without bothering to get her facts straight.
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.
Asia may turn out to be more receptive to Russian business
Convergence theory predicted that the world would become like Swedish social democracy. Why has the opposite happened?
Vladimir Putin is not reviving the Cold War. Rather, the U.S. failed to end it when it had the chance.
Phyllis Bennis discusses the possibility of a renewed Cold War, longstanding tragedies in the Middle East, and the decline of Israeli influence.