Another area where Washington has chosen to lead from behind.
Growing Kurdish autonomy in Syria could shake up the region—and Washington is on its heels.
If Saudi Arabia and Turkey are so eager to have Assad gone, they should do the job themselves.
The first deadlines were met. Yet destroying the chemical weapons in a war zone "has UN and OPCW inspectors quivering in their boots."
Assad says he'll vaccinate all Syrian children. The rebels are skeptical.
Lessons from history for two tough cases.
Bringing them to the table could shatter what little consensus remains.
The Obama administration's unclear, often-changing Syria policy has created serious trouble for Erdogan.
Three lessons for R2P proponents.
A tour of the U.S. position in the Middle East.
The troubles that will bedevil a negotiated settlement.
It doesn't mean we should still be there.
Graham and McCain misunderstand credibility.
The notion that continued war in Syria is good for the United States is foolish.
The policy prescriptions are vague - but the anti-American prejudice is clear.
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