There are better reasons to go to war in Syria, including under international law.
Obama pursues a passive policy as Al Qaeda makes gains in West Africa.
A coup attempt against the Deby regime warns of the loss of a second Sahel swath to extremism.
Widening criticism of Susan Rice's work outside government highlights the problems of Washington's public sector-private sector revolving door.
Maybe the DRC is just too big.
Afghanistan. Iraq. Libya. Now perhaps Syria, Iran or Mali. These days, America is rarely at peace.
The terrorist organization has found new life in Africa.
History offers important warnings for those who think Assad will go quietly.
Protecting innocent lives is a valid argument for humanitarian intervention. Promoting regime change is not.
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