Echoes of Afghanistan in Syria

by Paul R. Pillar The Russian military intervention to shore up the Assad regime in Syria, coupled with the previously begun U.S.-led military intervention in the same country—amid uncertainty about U.S. war aims and a reluctance to part with the… Continue Reading  

WSJ’s Daniel Henninger’s Reagan

  by Jim Lobe As readers of this blog know, I’m not a big fan of the Wall Street Journal’s editorial board, which pretty much defines neo-conservative foreign-policy orthodoxy and is probably the movement’s single-most influential and effective proponent in… Continue Reading