The time has come for Moscow to harvest the fruits of its Arab gamble, or at least this is what Moscow hopes.
America did not create, manage, or plan the Syrian revolution, but America attempted to exploit the revolution from every side.
The Syrian crisis has been outsourced to Vladimir Putin, who audaciously volunteered men and material to do what Obama and his Western allies have abstained from doing.
Trump's personality is controversial and worrisome to many Americans today, just as it is to many of America's allies around the world.
Many are losing patience on the long road to tolerance.
The American withdrawal from the Middle East is no more of an excuse to shift attention toward Asia than it is an attempt by the U.S. administration to cover up its own fatigue and lack of resources.
The American elections are a conflict of money.
London has elected Sadiq Khan to be its mayor. Meanwhile, Washington faces the prospect of Donald Trump winning the U.S. presidential elections in a few months.
Even a conference would be no more than recognition of a sense of bitterness — I tried, but I failed.