President Obama: Keep Your Nerve on Syria

by Robert E. Hunter “Then we’ll have done all we can.” “Very heartless.” “It’s safer to be heartless than mindless. History is the triumph of the heartless over the mindless.” Yes, Prime Minister. President Barack Obama, it is said, has… Continue Reading

White House Letter Fuels U.S. Involvement in Syria Debate

by Jasmin Ramsey via IPS News A White House letter Thursday to Congressional leaders suggesting chemical weapons use by the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad has reignited debate about direct U.S. military involvement in the war-torn country. “Our intelligence community does assess… Continue Reading