The new vogue for blaming the century-old Sykes-Picot Agreement for today’s woes ignores history, and reality
The Kremlin’s interests in the region are deep—and it may see an opportunity to gain leverage in the current crisis
Thanks to outside forces waging a proxy battle in Syria, 2013 has become a year of attrition rather than endgames
At a cost of $75 million, new fortifications stand as physical reminders that peace in the north is further away than ever
Agents of Influence: Assad’s bloody grip on power in Syria shows how hard it is to dislodge a determined despot
Today’s upheaval in the Arab world has antecedents in past revolutions. So, why are the lessons lost on U.S. policymakers?