Turkey has no interest in a peaceful settlement to the conflict in Syria that world powers are negotiating. As Erdogan gets desperate, he will attempt to bring focus back to Assad.
Major powers are inching closer to unity over war in Syria, with Putin vowing to "punish" perpetrators of last month's downing of Russian airliner and France continuing bombing runs
Even by the most craven political calculus it is worth considering whether your name will be entered in the history books as an example of cowardice and bigotry or an example of courage and American values.
Three nations whose history, action – and inaction – help to explain the slaughter by Isis have largely escaped attention in the near-hysterical response to the crimes against humanity in Paris: Algeria, Saudi Arabia and Syria.
Barack Obama originally ran for president as the anti-war candidate. Now, as his second term winds down, the two George W. Bush/Obama wars are winding up, with a third in Syria. U.S. military forces are deployed elsewhere around the globe, as in drone striking in Yemen and Somalia, adding to...