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Reese Erlich

We’ll see if anything significant about Syria comes out of the Putin-Trump summit. But don’t hold your breath. more

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Freedom House

Since the early days of the Syrian uprising, the left and progressives around the world have sharply debated how to respond. more

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Syria is the most documented conflict in history. So what do we know? more

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The column referenced an article by journalist Robert Fisk, whose findings are at odds with many reporters. more

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USAF / Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.

Recent attacks on Syria were a swing and a miss for Donald Trump... more

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Green Cross Switzerland

The history of U.S. involvement reveals our complicity in the horror Assad inflicts on his people. more

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Erika Wittlieb

How did the United States get into what may become yet another Mideast quagmire? more

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© Reese Erlich

Unless foreign powers withdraw, Syria is in danger of being permanently partitioned along lines dictated by outside powers. more

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It’s so frustrating to be a not-very-super superpower. It seems that Tomahawk missiles are what you fire when you just have to do something but nothing you do works. more

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Thursday’s U.S. missile strike on Syria came without Congressional approval, and hearkens back to the U.S. entry into WWI one hundred years ago. more

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Paul Keller

With no direct threat to the national security of the United States and with no Congressional authorization, such use of force was illegal. more

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Syrian Civil Defense

For the first time since the beginning of the war, the regime has suffered consequences for its crimes. Survivors of Tuesday’s massacre and residents of Khan Sheikhoun welcomed the strikes. more

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Freedom House

Once again, the dictator of Syria, Assad, has committed a crime against humanity. And once again, the U.S. government is playing the role of apologist. more

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The movie crosscuts between the desperate newcomers and longtime Italian inhabitants, who lead simple lives. more

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A Syrian refugee describes the challenges he faces stuck in Finnish immigration. more

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The death toll of the “let’s kill the people who are trying to kill us" method is rising. more

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If this cartoon seems complicated, that’s because it is. more

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Empty buildings and people in need of shelter. more

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The terrible attacks in Paris have been met with widespread condemnation and horror, but they’ve also been met with overreaction and panic. more

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