Britain to Obama: “Rethink Syria.”

by Robert E. Hunter In a surprise move, the British parliament has rejected the Government’s motion to provide support for military action against Syria. This was a clear rebuke to Prime Minister David Cameron and, equally, to the Foreign and… Continue Reading  

Use of CW in Syria: A View from London

by Peter Jenkins For the last week the British government has given every sign of being in a dreadful muddle over how to react to the suspicion that chemical weapons (CW) were used in the suburbs of Damascus early on… Continue Reading  

Israeli-Palestinian Talks Are Quietly Foundering

by Mitchell Plitnick If John Kerry wants to find a silver lining in the heavy criticism US foreign policy has faced due to the events in both Egypt and Syria, he might find it in, of all places, the Israeli-Palestinian… Continue Reading  

Neocons Take Flight Over Syria

by Jim Lobe via IPS News In an echo of the tactics they used to promote U.S. intervention in the Balkans, Iraq and Libya, a familiar clutch of neo-conservatives published a letter Tuesday urging President Barack Obama to go far… Continue Reading  

What Military Intervention in Syria Means for the US and Iran

by Farideh Farhi Following declarations that the Obama administration could soon strike Syria, very little has been left unsaid. The fact that President Barack Obama has been a reluctant warrior lends weight to the justification of his attack, we are… Continue Reading