Published May 07, 2013
President Obama’s red lines on Syria have proven ambiguous, and sooner rather than later the U.S. will need to reconsider current strategy and act.
Published April 25, 2013
President Obama declared back in August 2011 that Syrian President Assad must go, but, with Iranian and Russian backing, he is still in power.
Published March 15, 2013
The human desire to maintain normalcy during wartime is one of life’s puzzling anomalies.
Published January 04, 2013
The year 2013 promises to be as traumatic for the Syrian people as was 2012.
Published November 29, 2012
Upgrading the status of Palestine at the UN will be a transitory victory for an increasingly beleaguered Abbas.
Published October 09, 2012
This year, 2012, will not be the year when Jews break with decades of support for Democratic presidential candidates.
Published August 24, 2012
President Obama and Governor Romney should reiterate their pledges that all options for stopping Iran are on the table.
Published June 16, 2012
International inaction on Syria has descended to a previously unimaginable low. Instead of doing something to stop the atrocities world leaders publicly debate how to characterize the conflict, offering their competing wisdom on whether Syrians are engaged in a civil war. This futile battle of the wordsmiths neither saves Syrian lives nor hastens an end to the conflict.
Published May 30, 2012
Children were the first victims of the Syrian regime's crackdown that began in March 2011. Last weekend's massacre of at least 49 children among the more than 120 killed in Houla was part of the same pattern of targeting youngsters that has been central to President Bashar al-Assad's murderous response to any dissent from his rule.
Published March 30, 2012
Assad's propensity to ignore criticism and recommendations for change while continuing to assault his own citizens is limitless.