ISIS, unfortunately, is not going away any time soon.
It’s clear that the war-weary Syrian people likely have a lot more pain and suffering to endure.
If the western powers and Russia do end up having a nuclear stand-off over Crimea, sheer luck may be the only thing left to save the day.
Strongman authoritarian regimes are once again emerging in the post-Arab Spring.
It’s one of those simple ideas that has great potential.
Whatever your thoughts regarding the political dimensions of including Khudeir’s name on that memorial the sad fact remains that he is yet another innocent victim of this ongoing conflict.
Talk about having the worst of both worlds.
It seems the worst has yet to come for those 18000 Palestinians living in Damascus’s Yarmouk district.
Herein lies a not so new fear that Israelis and supporters of Israel have: that Israel will gradually become “Taiwanized” as part of an American rapprochement with Iran.
Are sanctions of rogue states actually effective?