Keeping US troops in Iraq and Syria is too much of a gamble

Tyrants are breaking with civilisation

The war in Ukraine shows tragic parallels to the earlier conflict

How did an undercover sting catch out an epidemiologist promoting conspiracy theories about the Syrian regime?

Syria’s war has licensed this century’s worst growth in violent depravity – and it shows no sign of ending soon

Syria’s drug problem undermines the rule of law, empowers militia leaders, and shifts money away from a legitimate economy

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