by Mark N. Katz Many observers have already pointed out how the latest U.S.-British-French attack on three of the Assad regime’s chemical weapons facilities has not done much to harm the Assad regime. Indeed, it has not even ended Assad’s… Continue Reading
by Gordon Adams Ah the Syrian ballet; ya gotta love it. We’ve been dancing for days around the missile strikes on Syria, strikes that were full of movement, explosions, and military fury, signifying nothing.
by Paul R. Pillar The missile strike against Syria in response to an alleged chemical attack has given many people a cathartic moment without having to produce any new and effective ideas about how to deal with the ugly conflict… Continue Reading
by Derek Davison Late Friday evening in Washington (Saturday morning in Syria), U.S. President Donald Trump announced that the United States, Great Britain, and France had launched joint airstrikes in response to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s alleged use of chemical… Continue Reading
by William Hartung After a few days of threatening tweets and tough guy rhetoric, Donald Trump went ahead and instructed the U.S. military to bomb Syria in response to a chemical weapons attack on civilians there that has been widely… Continue Reading