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The Battle for Aleppo: Syria at a Crossroads

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 02.15.2016 | World
Joseph V. Micallef

Simply put, the so-called Syrian ceasefire is a sham. Contrary to the White House's announcement, it is not a first step towards a negotiated peace in the Syrian Civil War but rather a Russian attempt to forestall any intervention in support of the FSA in Aleppo until Syrian military forces can surround and defeat them.

Ryan J. Reilly

Former American Soldier Conspired With Terrorist Group In Syria, U.S. Charges | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 03.28.2013 | World

WASHINGTON -- Eric Harroun, a 30-year-old former U.S. soldier, has been charged by federal authorities in Virginia with conspiring to use a rocket pro...

Syria and the Limits of Pretension

Michael Brenner | Posted 02.17.2013 | World
Michael Brenner

Washington is engaged in its habitual practice of confusing motion with action. The harsh lessons we should have learned in Iraq and Afghanistan -- not to speak of Pakistan, Somalia, Yemen, Libya -- are brushed aside.