<i>I will start with the second part of the headline: Are we a second, a minute, a day away from the last war, or are we in a burly comedy of global proportions? To be clear, I mean Trump's comedy, not the CIA’s, the State Department’s, the Pentagon’s, etc.</i>
As you know, I’ve written about the various [Read more]
The cheerful message from President Donald Trump to Russia – in which he suggested that we get ready for “nice and new and ‘smart” American rockets – quite frankly, frightens one with its demonstrative light-mindedness.
It is truly scary when you understand who is in charge of what is historically the [Read more]
Unlike the situation in Iraq in 2003, an attack against Syria today carries serious risk of a war among the world powers.
[T]his is a game against Russia at the global level.
President Donald Trump's sudden announcement of the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria "very soon" and his suggestion to “let the other people take care of it now” is more of a surprise than an expression of a real possibility that action will carried out on the ground. Trump did not mention that he spoke [Read more]
No good can come of adding even more western missiles to Syria’s carnage.
The problem in Syria is the absence of international consensus on a political solution.