Bashar al-Assad
Sep 2018

“Russia pledged to preserve Idlib as a ‘deescalation zone’ and end the war through diplomacy.”

May 2018

The new bromance

Say, who’s leading the Conference on Disarmament? Three guesses.

Apr 2018

“The officials said they were ‘confident’ in the intelligence, though not 100 percent sure.”

Hitting the “source” of a strike on Syria

Looking at alternatives to escalating war in Syria

Taylor Millard Apr 08, 2018 8:01 PM

The U.S. needn’t go to war, but individuals can.

The “unwavering ally” of Syria

Feb 2018

Syria keeps burning

Taylor Millard Feb 21, 2018 4:31 PM

Endless war.

Jan 2018

Oh, by the way… Turkey just invaded Syria

Jazz Shaw Jan 21, 2018 9:31 AM

Not that anyone seems to have noticed

That’s one heck of an ally we’ve got there

Jul 2017

Hmmm: Russia, US reach deal for cease-fire in Syria

Ed Morrissey Jul 07, 2017 4:01 PM

First fruits?

Jun 2017

Showdown?

A “cryptic” warning to Bashar al-Assad?

Jazz Shaw Jun 27, 2017 8:01 AM

The three strikes rule may be in effect

“Right of self-defense?”

Syrian fighter shot down by American Navy jet

Taylor Millard Jun 18, 2017 8:01 PM

Here we go…#headdesk

Land bridges and conspiracy theories.

May 2017

Rules of engagement.

Sectarian partition?

Apr 2017

“This method bears the signature of the regime, and that is what has allowed us to establish its responsibility in this attack.”

“These sweeping sanctions target the scientific support center for Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s horrific chemical weapons attack…”

“There was nothing that was going to stop Assad from killing our families…”

Gas attacks? No, we’re feeling fine, thank you.

Assad: I gave up all my chemical weapons. Trust me.

Ed Morrissey Apr 13, 2017 10:01 AM

Attack claims “100% fabrication.”

“We need to see Russia choose to side with the civilized world…”

“Assad committed suicide here.”

Tillerson to Russia: Choose between Assad and the US

Ed Morrissey Apr 11, 2017 8:41 AM

“This distinction does not much matter to the dead …”

“…let’s think about the possible reasons for Russia’s failure.”

“Not only does he have right, he has an obligation to act.”

“unconditional support is not possible in this current world”

Too late?

Inside Syria’s secret torture facilities

John Sexton Apr 03, 2017 7:01 PM

“…he selected prisoners, most of them deathly ill, for a fate he called ‘justice.'”

Feb 2017

“You don’t need significant number[s] to commit atrocities.”

Dec 2016

Assad still standing.

Oct 2016

The world he helped create.

Sep 2016

“Whatever they say, it’s just lies and, let’s say, bubbles…”

“the administration seems to be throwing up roadblocks to our bipartisan effort to cut off the resources Assad uses to annihilate his own people”

Another chemical weapon attack reported in Syria

John Sexton Sep 07, 2016 1:21 PM

“At least 37 children and ten women were among those hospitalized…”

Jun 2016
Mar 2016

Video: Bombing in Istanbul shopping district kills five

Ed Morrissey Mar 19, 2016 11:31 AM

Kurdish separatists or ISIS?

Mission accomplished.

ISIS “hack”? Defector identifies 22,000 fighters

Ed Morrissey Mar 10, 2016 9:21 AM

Ba’athist takeover?

Feb 2016

Video: Kerry announces cease-fire in Syria

Ed Morrissey Feb 12, 2016 12:01 PM

“What we have here are words on paper ….”