Knowledgeable, sober observers of the Syrian scene continue to worry that the Obama administration is seeking, without adequate reflection, an agreement with Russia featuring military cooperation against the al-Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front.
The 8th annual CPE is planned for next June, when we will have a new President and Secretary of State. China's leadership is committed to building Sino-US relations one citizen and one student at a time.
BEIRUT -- For Israel, Hezbollah must be incapacitated or destroyed; war becomes inexorable by implication. The question is whether Israel has concluded that now -- with America engrossed in its presidential election -- is the moment to launch the war.
The All Dulles area Muslim Society Center held an event on June 20, 2016 to mark World Refugee Day. John Kerry and Angelina Jolie were guests on this occasion. Jolie spoke to an enthusiastic audience of ADAMS community members.
The great American journalist and diplomat Edward R. Murrow once observed: "When the loyal opposition dies, I think the soul of America dies with it."...
Like all unnecessary institutions, the European Union has invested heavily in the creation and continuation of its own self-aggrandizing mythology. Reading the horror and outrage in every newspaper after the Brexit vote was tallied, one would think that the UK had just voted to invade Iraq or elect David Cameron as prime minister.
BEIRUT -- All this hawkishness toward Russia, Iran and Syria is most likely about showing Democrat toughness and savvy in contrast to Donald Trump.
More than 50 U.S. mid-level diplomats have sent a memo through the State Department's "dissent channel" to a likely sympathetic Secretary of State Joh...
In a word Obama foreign policy has been adequate. His victories have been equally matched by his failures. His policy has neither substantially forwar...
On April 8, 2013 Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi announced the formation of a group named al-Dawla al-Islamiyya fi al-Iraq wa-al-Sham.
Trump graduated college in 1968 and managed to not serve in the Vietnam War as the conflict reached its deadly apex. For some reason this campaign season the press doesn't much care about the topic and has largely walked away from the model of previous cycles when Baby Boomer candidates were repeatedly pressed to explain their '60s wartime years.
I love Sweden, this country has taught me a lot about humanity and solidarity. But the last weeks betrayal makes not just me, but many people, Swedish...
Weeks of behind closed door maneuvering by Tony Blair, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, and Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi attempted to bring together a centrists' coalition government comprised of Netnayahu's Likud and the opposition Labor Party.
The failure of the Democrats to raise a unified voice with the right message eased the way for the GOP to come together behind its previously unthinkable candidate. Having failed to help widen the rift in the GOP and make them weaker, the Democrats will now have to face a more cohesive and therefore stronger opponent.
The United States needs to do more than wag its finger at Syrian rebel groups for "comingling" with Al Qaeda-affiliated Salafist jihadists or else an already tenuous ceasefire accord between government and opposition forces is destined to collapse.
BEIRUT -- Serious pressure is being applied to Putin to come down from the high wire along which he has warily trod until now, balancing Russia's Western-aligned elites on one hand and those concerned that Russia faces a real military and geo-financial threat from NATO on the other.