Assad—From Regional Pariah to Regional Participant
Arab-majority countries, including America's partners, aren't waiting for the U.S. to resume normal diplomatic relations with Syria. And they don't seem to care much about Washington's disapproval.
Albright Says Obama Should Have Enforced Syria Red Line
Stephen Colbert quizzed the leading diplomat about whether Trump's critique of Obama's Syria policy is the right one.
Syria Chemical Attack: Six Key Questions
Donald Trump has warned the U.S. would respond to the poison gas attack in Douma which killed dozens.
What We Know About Attack on Syria's Homs Airfield
The Pentagon has denied responsibility for the attack.
What We Know About Assad's Masyaf Military Base
Israel reportedly conducted airstrikes against the Syrian Scientific Studies and Research Centre overnight.
Assad Regime's Chemical Weapons Attack Was War Crime
The U.N.'s finding has vindicated the U.S. and its allies.
How One Little Syrian Boy Became a Propaganda Tool
The images of the four-year-old injured in an air strike shocked the world one year ago.
U.S. Diplomats Urge Obama to Strike Assad in Syria
An internal memo said the U.S. must threaten military strikes to deter Assad.
Assad Regime Sells Relief Food at Sky-High Prices
The regime is using starvation as a weapon against the opposition and civilians in areas under opposition control.
Will the Syria Truce Last? Will It Even Begin?
The "cessation of hostilities" is due to start February 27. But will the Russians comply?
Syrian Rebels to Meet in Saudi Capital Riyadh Ahead of Possible Peace Talks
It is hoped that the factions can form a united opposition ahead of January peace talks with the government.
Don't Expect Putin to Target ISIS For Long
Despite admitting that ISIS downed a Russian airliner, Putin's policy remains keeping Assad in power.
No-Fly Zone in Syria Is a No-No
Would we actually shoot down Russian planes if they dared continue their combat flights?
Democracy in Free Syria Is Constantly Under Threat
"If the international community had instituted the no-fly zone, Aleppo would be free today."
Is Kissinger Right About Assad and ISIS?
Kissinger assumes that a continuing political role for Assad will prevent an ISIS victory.
Putin Uses Assad Visit to Talk Up Kremlin Role as Syria Political Broker
Assad flew to Moscow on Tuesday evening to thank Putin personally for his military support.
Putin's Syria Adventure May Backfire at Home
Russia's 20 million Muslims may include hundreds of thousands of Islamic State supporters.
Putin and Khameinei in Syria: A Marriage Made in Hell
Bringing Russia in to bolster Assad's regime could risk Iran's strategic command of the situation in Syria.
There's More to Putin's Syria Adventure Than Poking Obama in the Eye
Though Putin may look like he's in control in Syria, the intervention is likely to end badly for him.
'No Future For Assad in Syria': Saudi Foreign Minister
Adel al-Jubeir said that Assad must either leave voluntarily or face being forced to step down.
Appearing Before Senate, Petraeus Apologizes for Revealing Classified Information
The disgraced former CIA director and army general was there to offer his views on the Mideast.
Assad Isn't Looking for Peace. He's Biding His Time
Assad knows the rebels' backers are not interested in a decisive rebel victory.