WASHINGTON-In the western media's telling, the civil war in Syria began and continues as a morality play, good versus evil, and for good reason. The ...
A source with access to a senior Saudi official who has opted to remain anonymous, reveals that Saudi Arabia has managed to secure wide international -- albeit unannounced -- support for its initiative to end the Syrian crisis.
The Syrian crisis can, though not inevitably so, develop into an all-out regional calamity. Preventing it is henceforth a major challenge, and Patriot missiles in Jordan are an important step along this road.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad made it perfectly clear what he has in mind in an interview with Syrian News Channel Al-Ikhbariya this week. He said ...
In her farewell remarks as Secretary earlier this year, Clinton she said there are now more than 1,500 diaspora communities from more than 190 countries and regions that regularly interact with the State Department and IdEA. That momentum is why it is so important for Secretary Kerry to continue this critical work.
Frustrated by the news of the Syrian humanitarian crisis, Liza Hoover, a pediatric nurse from Seabrook Island, South Carolina, wanted to use her medical training to make a difference.
What the hype over European Muslims fighting in Syria overlooks is that Westerners have been volunteering for what you can call "jihad" in foreign lands for centuries.
When I heard rumors about Jay-Z and Beyonce heading to Cuba, I was feeling pretty confident about my trendy choice to go that way. But then I bagged Cuba, and booked a flight to Vienna, Austria, home of the Lipizzaner stallions and Wienerschnitzel.
Syria, North Korea, and Iran. Intractable, entrenched destructive conflicts like these typically reject out of hand strong-arm attempts pressing for peace and stability. Peace does sometimes emerge out of long-term conflicts, and one path is through the power of powerlessness.
If we act calmly and sensibly, we can easily defuse the current crisis. North Korea is looking for respect, not war. It's time to talk, to lower the heat, and to avoid a confrontation or the imposition of impossible or humiliating demands.
A couple of days ago I was invited onto RT Arabic TV to do an interview about the ongoing clusterfuck that is Syria, with a particular focus on the is...
Muna recalls the day that changed her life forever. "There was a sound like a plane, and then the house shook," she says. Realizing that her Syrian village was under rocket attack, Muna rushed her five children into the stairwell to get them down from the roof where they'd been.
April 2, 2013 was a great day for those in favor of the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty.
When earlier reports indicated that the regime, true to form, was primarily responsible for these atrocities, the opposition forces have quickly made up ground in this contest of horrors.
It's about time we deal with international crisis with more than the powerlessness of platitudes.