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Tag Archives: Syria
The riots and resumption of martial law in three cities in Egypt had led many to again call the Egyptian revolution a failure. Meanwhile, as Syria’s Assad declines to depart and marshalls his forces for further attacks in Homs, that … Continue reading
Senator McCain has boldly called for NATO to do in Syria as it did in Libya; utilize air power to create safe havens for the opposition. While this is a step in the right direction, I think McCain goes to … Continue reading
France and Britain came out strongly today to press Syria for a cease-fire, following the deaths of journalists Marie Colvin and Remi Ochlik, and severe injuries to three other western journalists due to shelling in the city of Homs. European … Continue reading
These are dispiriting days in Europe. I am in the Hague today, meeting with the foreign ministry. There is a sense of distress, and sadness. The latest economic figures from Greece show a massive decline in output, jobs, and tax … Continue reading
The vetoes by Russia and China at the U.N. Security Council, cast to forestall possible action against Bashar al-Assad in Syria, were a major disappointment. But is Russia simply going to prop up Assad? I do not think so. The … Continue reading