America and Syria: The Perils of a Limited Response

by Mark N. Katz “Obama weighing limited strike on Syria,” reads the main headline of an August 27 Washington Post article. We still don’t know exactly what this will entail, but as this piece — and many other news reports… Continue Reading

Iran Joins Afghanistan ‘Contact Group’

In a sign of Iran’s desire to remain in the fold of the international community, Tehran dispatched a diplomat to attend a meeting of the so-called ‘international contact group’ of diplomats from countries with interests in Afghanistan. This is the… Continue Reading