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September 03, 2016

Dear Mr President:

July 23, 2016

The handwriting is on many walls.

June 25, 2016

A dissent memo signed by 51 US State Department officials who disagree with President Barack Obam

June 11, 2016

The Syria peace talks, never substantial, are evaporating.

March 17, 2016

While the Obama administration is leaking profusely plans for military intervention in Libya agai

February 11, 2016

WASHINGTON - The Syria peace talks stalled even faster than I might have predicted, though I was

October 15, 2015

Russia has deployed a forward operating base and ground troops in Syria, bombarded opposi­tion fo

September 23, 2015

Libya is a country in big trouble but there is still hope it can find its way out of the morass.

September 23, 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin is combining his military move into Syria with a diplo­matic eff

September 10, 2015

Washington - The biggest downside of the Iran nuclear deal is what the Iranians will receive once

September 10, 2015

The flow of refugees into Europe from the Middle East and North Africa is finally attracting worl

August 06, 2015

Although Washington and Ankara agreed to try to eliminate Islamic State (ISIS) fighters from an i