His image isn't bolstered by the latest rash of defections, but President Assad cares little about Western perceptions.
The Senate makes political hay over the martyrdom of Russian whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky.
Iran can no longer count on its partners in the developing world in its standoff with the West.
The U.S. is trying to pressure Russia to put pressure on Syrian President Assad.
It's the height of hypocrisy for the United States to criticize arms transfers to governments for use on innocent civilians.
Russia has solicited the help of ExxonMobil and Norway's Statoil to develop a field of oil shale in Siberia.
The international community should have a diplomatic "intervention" with Syria's strongest remaining ally, Russia.
Missile defense is a bottomless fund of misinformation between the United States and Russia.
As it criticizes Russia for its military support of Syria, the Obama administration should reexamine its relationship with Bahrain.
It's a family tradition.