The PRC continues to back Assad.
Several recent hearings highlight that the confirmation process has become a source of dysfunction.
The Arizona senator isn't the first soldier-statesman to seek glory in the sands of Syria.
In Syria, Egypt, Lebanon and elsewhere, religious identity is back in force.
Syria, and a host of other U.S. concerns in the Middle East, can't be dealt with in isolation.
The Saudis and Qataris get most of the attention, but Kuwaiti donors also have eagerly opened their purses to Syria's rebels.
The 1950s were a decade of U.S. conspiracies in Damascus.
A deep look at the Gulf states' chess match over the rebels.
The last time Washington tried this, it didn't go so well.
The world is miffed that Washington hasn't stepped up, but U.S. voters aren't eager for a new war. A careful path can restore leadership without entanglement.
A second look at my March proposal for a negotiated peace.
Obama dawdled, and now it's too late to arm the rebels.
Giving guns to Syria's opposition awakens old questions.
An interview with the former national-security adviser on the U.S. role.
Obama's advisers are selling his Syria move as ice-cold realpolitik.
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