A solution in Syria can be found through sound mediation by Turkey and Russia, both of which know the country best, which are trusted and have enjoyed bilateral relations with it for many years.
Certainly, a practical solution to the crisis in Syria would require full cooperation between the U.S. and Russia, but considering the unfolding horror in Syria, neither the U.S. nor Russia can now piece together a political solution that will satisfy all players.
A simple phone is harder to track than a smartphone. Such a phone would lack the WIFI, Bluetooth and GPS features of a smart phone, it would contain very little information.
However high-ranking an individual might be, or however "full" the powers they might be entrusted within the process of political transition in Syria,...
As pressures mount in Washington for a more aggressive American involvement on behalf of at least some rebel groups in Syria, President Obama has seemed intent on proving the Nobel committee was farsighted in awarding him its peace prize four years ago.
Irina Pavlova may be President of Onexim Sports & Entertainment, the principal owner of the Brooklyn Nets, but she's just as committed to her role in PeacePlayers International. PeacePlayers brings communities in conflict together to play basketball as a way to build a more peaceful world.
by Chloe Schwenke Vice President of Global Programs On May 17, human rights activists and concerned individuals from around the world will once ag...
This cake is no-bake, a great advantage during warm months.
Bolivia's expulsion of USAID this month is a troubling development on its own, but when viewed in the context of similar actions by other governments, it raises questions about the future of American foreign assistance in the face of authoritarianism.
My mother had dementia. She would call me crying that she had no shoes. When I got to her apartment, it was strewn with shoes, but she was out somewhere, wandering, lost. Every time I forget something, I shudder, sure it's the first sign of dementia.
Make no mistake about it, Syria has become a proxy war, but neither the Americans nor the Russians are calling the shots. More significant roles are being played by competing regional groupings who are supporting, and even driving, their Syrian allies.
The Americans and the Russians have agreed to revive the Geneva agreement and work towards a second iteration, after modifications have been made to t...
What seems to be lacking the most is an explicit political objective achievable in a time period and at a cost that is domestically palatable. Injecting countless weapons into this imbroglio will not alter the underlying political dynamics and may serve to prolong it.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to Washington on May 16 comes at a pivotal time when the Middle East is riddled with extraordinary conflicts that have the potential of exploding into a regional war.
The visit by U.S. secretary of state John Kerry to Russia earlier this week gave hope that an imminent diplomatic breakthrough in Syria is on the horizon.
Condemning people to pain and illness while they wait for a trial isn't justice, it is cruelty. And it must stop.