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War of Words

A US-led military intervention in Syria would be inextricably founded in the alleged use of chemical weapons by Syrian government …

Obama’s Gamble

His closest ally left him in the lurch. The United Nations can’t find its voice. And the Arab League is …

A Thin Red Line

Shortly before his death, George F. Kennan, one of the leading voices in American foreign relations during the 20th century, …

Desert Fox 2

With the stage seemingly now set for a US military strike on Syria, possibly with the assistance of the UK …

Three Against One

The American writer and academic Walter Russell Meade once divided American foreign policy into four overlapping schools, which he named …

A Toxic Fog of War

As the UN’s figures for casualties in Syria tops 80,000 who have died from violence—with several thousands more who have …