In a Landmark Case, International Court Opens Trial Against Hezbollah Operatives

But none of those charged with crimes have actually been apprehended—illustrating the limits of justice when dealing with terrorists

The Road From Damascus

Hamas finally comes out against the Assad regime, its longtime patron, striking a major blow against Iran’s bid for Shia regional dominance

The New Consensus: Confirm Robert Ford!

Neoconservatives about-face on U.S. envoy to Syria

Daybreak: Hariri Indictments Revealed

Plus AJC controversy, movement (maybe) on Shalit, and more in the news

Mad Men

The recent massacres in Oslo, Norway, and Hama, Syria, were both carried out by heartless sociopaths. Why does one of them—Syria’s Bashar al-Assad—continue to enjoy diplomatic relations with Washington?

Daybreak: Abbas Lukewarm on Unity Pre-U.N.

Plus Hariri indictments handed down, and more in the news

Daybreak: Democracy in Half a Year

Plus Clinton mocks Iran, and more in the news

Daybreak: Egypt To Honor Peace Treaty

Plus P.A. upheaval, Iran redux?, and more in the news

Burning Bush

The mass uprising in Egypt that seems set to overthrow the Mubarak regime is the latest test of George W. Bush’s Freedom Agenda. The U.S. and Israel are hoping it works out better than the previous three.

U.N. Files Sealed Indictment in Lebanese Killing

Hezbollah grabs more power to Israel’s north

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