Heartstrings and Aleppo

by Paul R. Pillar Among large-scale tragedies involving human suffering and the many examples of man’s inhumanity toward man, only a few capture our imaginations and sway our collective emotions. The question of which specific episodes achieve this special salience… Continue Reading  

Libya Intervention More Questionable in Rear View Mirror

by Jim Lobe via IPS News While the tenth anniversary last month of Washington’s invasion of Iraq provoked overwhelmingly negative reviews of the adventure except among its most die-hard neo-conservative proponents, a more recent – albeit far less dramatic and… Continue Reading