Source: The Washington Post – By John Allen and Charles R. Lister (Bring Syria’s Assad and his backers to account now) For 5½ years, the Syrian government has tortured, shot, bombed and gassed its own people with impunity, with the resulting human cost clear for all to see: nearly 500,000
Source: The Wall Street Journal – Dick Cheney & Liz Cheney (Dangers Rise as America Retreats) Fifteen years ago this Sunday, nearly 3,000 Americans were killed in the deadliest attack on the U.S. homeland in our history. A decade and a half later, we remain at war with Islamic terrorists.
Source: The Washington Post – by Charles Krauthammer (Incident in Hangzhou) The president of the United States lands with all the majesty of Air Force One, waiting to exit the front door and stride down the rolling staircase to the red-carpeted tarmac. Except that there is no rolling staircase. He
Source: Tablet – by Lee Smith (Obama’s Syria Policy Isn’t a ‘Mistake.’ It’s Deliberate.) Perhaps it’s because Obama’s term is winding down, but in the wake of the recent siege of Aleppo, which brought injury, exile, and death to thousands of Syrian civilians, a late-breaking consensus seems to have emerged