Faced with a seemingly unending bloody conflict in Syria and the rise of the Islamic State group, is President Bashar al-Assad the lesser of the country's evils and should the West re-engage with him?
"I am in solidarity with the Syrian people." "I reject the brutality and killing that the Syrian authorities are committing against the Syrian people."
Retired Israeli army general Yoav Galant suggested that Israel's assassination of a senior Hezbollah commander and an Iranian general in Syria on Sunday might have been timed with electoral politics in mind.
To understand the attack on Charlie Hebdo in Paris last week, we need only invert George W. Bush's 2005 mantra*, thus: "They will continue to attack us over here so long as we slaughter them by the millions over there."
Airstrike Leveled a Jail Full of Prisoners
Al Qaeda militants in Syria are plotting attacks to inflict mass casualties in the West, possibly against transport systems or "iconic targets", the head of Britain's MI5 Security Service said on Thursday.
According to The New York Times, Maj. Gen. Michael K. Nagata, the commander of American Special Operations forces in the Middle East, is trying to figure out why the brutal Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) is such a dynamic force in Iraq and
First Major Drilling in Golan in Decades to Begin in Weeks
Jordanian authorities confirm capture of pilot after first coalition warplane lost since air strikes began in Syria three months ago
"I just want it to go away, to tell you the truth," said the company's owner after some callers made threats.
Nearly 200 combatants on both sides were killed in 24 hours when the Syrian branch of Al-Qaeda took two regime bases in Idlib province, a monitoring group said on Tuesday.
"Moderate" rebels openly admit their alliance with ISIS
Far from their worst fears, the US-run prison provided an extraordinary opportunity. "We could never have all got together like this in Baghdad, or anywhere else," he told me. "It would have been impossibly dangerous. Here, we
Jerusalem tight-lipped on reports of air force attacks in Damascus area and Dimas, near Lebanon border.
UN Observers Saw Israeli Troops Transfer 'Boxes' to Rebels.
Militants Withdraw to Village Outskirts.
Lebanese TV Claims Sites Were Iranian Intelligence Locations.
When the Anglo-American powers are intent on the destruction of a target country -- the unfortunate nation that finds itself in the crosshairs of NATO -- there is very little that will stand in the way of their goals.
Syrian toddler buried alive after US bombing. (A Rewarding Video)
The Obama administration is "vetting" Syrian rebels – and hilarity ensues.
Director Concedes Not 'High Confidence' on Which Are ISIS
From Carter to the Islamic State, 35 Years of Building Bases and Sowing Disaster.
One reason that Barack Obama is slumping in the polls is that Republicans have successfully painted him as weak on foreign policy. Yet, during his tenure so far, Obama has used air power to oust Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, surged American forces i
Donald Lungrin tells his story of why he volunteered for the Syrian Army to help them fight - Joel Skousen (Editor in Chief of the World Affairs Brief and survivalist) talks about getting prepared to survive the collapse
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The increasingly hostile divergence of views between Turkey and the United States over Syria is testing the durability of their 60-year alliance, to the point where some are starting to question whether the two countries still can be considered allie