An easy-to-use list of reasons that the United States should not take military action in Syria. Ready to print, copy, and hand out at the next antiwar demonstration!
What can we do in Syria? Unfortunately, not much.
Set to be a regional leader just two years ago, Turkey is now beset by problems with neighbors and other regional powers. What happened?
The locals in one Turkish border province take a dim view of the anti-Assad fighters making their home there.
Although Hezbollah has been a strong ally of Bashar al-Assad, there are signs the Lebanese group is preparing for a future without him.
Once loosed, the dogs of war range where they will.
Although the prospects for an independent state in Syrian Kurdistan remain dim, unprecedented Kurdish autonomy will likely result from the conflict
The radicalization and internationalization of Syria’s armed opposition have exacerbated the fears of Turkey’s minority communities.
Turkey and Iran don’t see eye to eye on Syria. But their mutual interests in other arenas temper their disagreements.
Washington should remember the lessons of blowback and avoid intervention in Syria.
Giving military aid to either side of the Syrian conflict will make civil war more likely and prevent the citizens of Syria from achieving any semblance of justice and freedom.