Iran has promised to roll back parts of its nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief.
After eight years in a coma, Ariel Sharon has passed away.
While I concur with the “intent, justice, legality, and morality” of the decision, I nonetheless oppose it.
There are many choices in dealing with Iran’s nuclear program there are many choices, but some are better than others.
The opponents of the temporary deal reached in Geneva have been making some ridiculous historical analogies.
Small steps from both sides in the Iranian nuclear negotiations, but too early to say that we’ve reached a solution.
Thanks largely to France, this weekend’s efforts to reach an interim deal on Iran’s nuclear program fell apart.
Signs of some progress in the talks over Iran’s nuclear weapons program.
The Syrian regime has declared its ability to make chemical weapons destroyed.
Relations between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia seem to have soured in recent years.
If the Syrian civil war is like other civil wars, it’s not ending any time soon.
Why are chemical weapons a “red line” in a war where so many have been killed?
The president’s public dithering on Syria is drawing jeers from friend and foe alike.
Will Congress now take some responsibilty?
The White House confirmed today that the goal of any military intervention in Syria would be very limited. Which makes one wonder what the point of doing anything actually is.
There’s more than one way to look at the civil war in Syria.
John Kerry’s speech was the crossing of the Rubicon for US military action in Syria.
As President Obama’s red line has been crossed more brazenly, he continues to sound reluctant to intervene in Syria while positioning forces to do just that.
Walter Russell Mead explains why a well intentioned, carefully crafted and consistently pursued grand strategy failed.
A headline I never thought I’d see: “Yemen Asks U.S. For Drones To Fight Al Qaeda”
Andrew Bacevich argues, persuasively, that “absence of leverage does not preclude options” with respect to Egypt.
The Obama administration has issued a strongly worded statement on this morning’s massacre by the Egyptian government.
Hundreds are dead as Egypt’s military government crack down on supporters of the democratically elected government they ousted.