Russia's highly-touted peace conference to end the war in Syria was an utter debacle.
The war-weary country isn’t enthusiastic about its president, but desperate for a return to normalcy.
The United States could decide to keep up the charade in Geneva, but if we want to see greater stability in the years ahead, we need to change course.
Fighters from opposite camps converge on the ISIS stronghold of Deir Ezzour — with potentially explosive consequences.
But does the president have enough leverage to make Moscow do what’s necessary?
The Turkish government is targeting aid workers with intimidation tactics, inane red tape, and senseless deportations.
Authorities in Damascus withhold critical evidence that could help identify perpetrators of the April 4 sarin attack on Khan Sheikhoun.
With Russians and Iranians in control in Damascus, the U.S. bolstering rebels, and no one powerful enough to press for unification, the breakup of Syria is a fait accompli.
The quiet deployment of roughly 1,000 Muslim special forces from Russia’s southern regions shows that Moscow is serious about upping its ground game in Syria.
The president has officially reserved the right to use military force when he sees something that outrages him on TV.
But the president might be the last to know it.
Less than 24 hours after Tomahawk missiles pounded an airbase used in a chemical weapons attack, Assad regime warplanes are reportedly back in the air.