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How Assad and Hezbollah Beat the West in Syria

Syrian President Bashar Assad’s downfall seemed all but guaranteed at many points during the eight years since the Arab Spring began to topple Middle Eastern dictators, Haaretz reported. Yet Assad has now outlasted fellow despots like Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak and Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi, and also Western leaders like President Barack...

Point-Counterpoint: Iran's Participation in Syrian War

Point: Iran's Real Enemy in Syria “What kind of a nation wants to be associated with the mass murder of innocent men, women, and children?” President Trump asked Russia and Iran after launching air strikes against the Syrian regime. “The nations of the world can be judged by the friends...

Video Reveals Horrific Effects of Syrian Gas Attack on Civilians

The New York Times reports today (Feb. 27) that the Syrian government's use of banned chemical weapons against civilians in its long-running civil war may have been aided by North Korea. The Times story is based on an unpublished United Nations report prepared by a panel of eight experts from...