Tag Archives: Libya

Who Are Syria’s Future Leaders?

A dual international strategy for Syria is materializing: military operations against ISIL and diplomatic efforts for a transition in Damascus. However, the general public knows a lot more about the former than the latter. The media focus much more attention … Continue reading

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Secretary Kerry’s Opportunity in the Sahel

US military forces are upgrading their support to French, Malian, and other African forces in Northern Mali. The latest operation seems to be adding unmanned aerial vehicle capabilities based in neighboring Niger. This is an important step, but by no … Continue reading

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OBAMA’S SYRIA POLICY: STEADY AS SHE GOES

The Administration’s policies toward the Arab Awakening have been correct: deliberate, outspoken, active, and pragmatic. This applies to Syria as well. We have kept an eye on both the immediate tragedy as well as the desirable outcomes in the months … Continue reading

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Intervening in Libya

The Administration’s pace and direction over Libya is correct. We must intervene only as part of a combined effort, with a clear consensus on the goals of the intervention. The justifications for intervention are plentiful, beginning with the UN’s doctrine … Continue reading

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