Syria Spotlights Problematic International Law

by Mitchell Plitnick Russia is not staying silent as the US appears to be positioning itself for an attack on the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria. Defending its last key ally in the region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned… Continue Reading

Duss: Yes, Iran like USSR, Only ‘far, far weaker’

On Think Progress’s Wonk Room, Matt Duss reviews Carnegie associate Karim Sadjadpour’s Foreign Policy article about which historical model best fits U.S.-Iran relations. (Eli covered Sadjadpour’s piece last week.) Duss agrees with Sadjadpour’s conclusion that the Soviet Union is the… Continue Reading