Washington's exit from the deal and its revision is not the end of the world.
If the Americans were to lose the Kurds, they’d have to start all over again.
If there is a region in the world where tensions could lead to conflicts with terrible consequences, it is the Middle East. Washington, the principal ally of Saudi Arabia and Israel, and Moscow, ally of Iran and Syria, should act soon to lessen the tension.
The decision to cancel support for the moderate Syrian opposition reflects America’s true position on the Syrian issue, which is that there was never a day when it aimed to overthrow the Assad regime.
The American president began his term on the right track with the dramatic U.S. attack on Syria in April that gained him much praise. But subsequent U.S. actions have been far less impressive.
It is not possible to describe the trajectory of China’s rise in recent years as anything but meteoric.
At first, her aids advised her to construct a campaign deterring voters from him on account of his hostile position against women and minorities, his suspect character, his lack of interest in international affairs, and his propensity for lying. With the nearing of the date of the elections, it seems the Clinton [Read more]