During the last seven years of civil war in Syria, we watched radicalism explode in the Middle East and Europe. The Idlib offensive helps Putin submit Europe to nationalistic, Nazi-like fervor. When Russia’s war machine proved lethal to the Syrian Revolution, which began radicalizing when Barack Obama ignored the plight
A golden opportunity lies untapped to force Islamists caught in Idlib to abandon their extremist ideas in return for their lives. Your life or your Islamism? What if the United States sends this message to the 30,000 Islamist fighters in Idlib to abandon loyalty to al-Qaida or Nusra or ISIS
Israel claimed that Syria’s civil war has ended, and that Assad has won. Neither of those two claims is true. The reason lies in the multiple layers of goals each of the multiple countries involved in the war attaches to resolving the Syrian conflict in their best interests. We call
Earlier this month, Maria Snegovaya wrote a compelling analysis in the Washington Post detailing the slow effects of U.S. sanctions on Putin and his hold on power. We hope that our policymakers are charting their way back into the Middle East. The one Barack Obama abandoned to Russia and Iran.