Tag Archives: Lebanon

Stop Hand-Wringing Over the Syrian “Dilemma”

I read much hand-wringing over the supposed dilemma in our Syria policy: we want to remove the Asad government, yet necessary attacks on the Islamic State group tend to keep Asad in power. Which do we want more? This conundrum … Continue reading

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The Roles of Russia and Iran in the Syria Crisis

I have argued that US policy in Syria needs tighter lash-up with Syria’s immediate neighbors and our traditional allies, and more effective public diplomacy about what we are doing and why, especially within the Middle East region.  An end to … Continue reading

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HELPING THE SYRIAN OPPOSITION FACTIONS

Many hands are required to help Syrian opposition groups defend their rights. The objectives will be: regain the moral high ground of non-violent opposition to dictatorial brutality, obtain safe haven within Syria, and unify the factions in broad agreement on … Continue reading

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