Frederic C. Hof


Spare a Prayer for Staffan de Mistura

The U.N. is throwing yet another desperate Hail Mary for peace in Syria and the eventual removal of Assad. Too bad Russia and Iran have other plans.


Obama, Open Your Eyes

The dead children washing up on Turkey’s shores are a direct result of the Obama administration’s failure to stop Bashar al-Assad’s killing machine.


America’s Self-Inflicted Wound in Syria

By playing nice with Tehran and allowing Bashar al-Assad’s atrocities to continue unabated, the Obama administration is driving Syrians right into the arms of the Islamic State.


Syria’s Time Is Running Out

The country tears itself further apart with each passing day. This is the moment to do something about it.

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About Frederic C. Hof

Ambassador Frederic C. Hof is senior fellow at the Atlantic Council's Rafik Hariri Center for the Middle East. He worked on Syria-related matters in the U.S. Department of State from April 2009 until September 2011.



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