Bashar al-Assad

The only alternative to bloodshed.

Robert Nicholson
June 27 2017 12:01AM

Shaping reality to resemble a lie.

Michael Totten
June 20 2017 12:01AM

Weak enemies are always preferable to strong ones.

Efraim Inbar
June 6 2017 12:01AM

Assad’s hollow crown.

Jonathan Spyer
May 12 2017 12:01AM

Zones of influence and a weak central government.

April 19 2017 12:01AM

“You don’t want to restore ties? I’ll keep killing civilians!”

Syria Report
April 6 2017 12:01AM

Nor can it protect civilians without putting boots on the ground.

Feb. 13 2017 12:01AM

America’s shame is worse than anything that the protesters imagine.

Lee Smith
Feb. 3 2017 12:01AM

Something the nuclear deal ignores.

Benjamin Weinthal
Dec. 8 2016 12:01AM

Diehard Israel-haters rush to defend Assad’s war crimes.

Jamie Palmer
Nov. 21 2016 12:01AM

He can win battles, but can he win everything?

Ari Heistein
Oct. 7 2016 12:01AM

Assad’s—and Putin’s—free ride for mass murder must be stopped.

Frederic Hof
Sept. 29 2016 12:01AM

Only one side will cease firing.

Tom Rogan
Sept. 14 2016 12:01AM

Attacking straw men.

Frederic Hof
Sept. 1 2016 12:01AM