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24 May 2016, 2:11 pm by Caitlin Gilligan, Alex R. McQuade
“The attacks signified a major breach in the security of President Bashar Assad’s coastal strongholds” since both cities had largely been immune to fighting thus far. [read post]
31 Oct 2016, 4:30 am by Steve Slick
PDF version A review of Jay Solomon's The Iran Wars: Spy Games, Bank Battles, and the Secret Deals That Reshaped the Middle East (Random House 2016). *** President Obama’s legacy in foreign affairs will certainly be both mixed and vigorously contested, through at least the term of his successor. [read post]
1 Apr 2020, 5:00 am by Adham Sahloul, Shadi Hamid
In the 2000 election, community leaders backed George W. [read post]
23 Aug 2018, 9:17 am by Scott R. Anderson
Once a relatively obscure practice, the use of signing statements became notorious during the George W. [read post]
28 Jul 2014, 10:43 am by Tara Hofbauer
The Free Syrian Army, as the group is called, is now fighting on two separate fronts—one against the Assad regime, the other against Sunni Islamists. [read post]
8 Aug 2013, 9:01 pm by John Dean
  But they may or may not know folks like Bashar al-Assad, Lee Atwater, John Breaux, Clark Clifford, Ken Duberstein, Marlin Fitzwater, Kinky Friedman, Leslie Gelb, Stephen Hess, Terry McAuliffe (unless you live in Virginia or nearby), Jerrold Nadler, David Obey, and Jody Powell. [read post]
22 Sep 2014, 3:00 am by Robert F. Turner
” Thus, when in April 1790 President George Washington asked Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson where the Constitution had vested the details of foreign policy not specifically addressed in the instrument, Jefferson noted that the Constitution had “declared that the Executive powers shall be vested in the President, submitting special articles of it to a negative by the Senate . . . . [read post]
9 Oct 2016, 5:37 pm by Kelly Phillips Erb
Clinton says that we’ve had Muslims in America, including successful Muslims like Muhammad Ali, “since George Washington. [read post]
24 Jun 2019, 6:28 am by Scott R. Anderson
For the past two months, the Middle East has teetered on the edge of war. [read post]
16 Oct 2019, 1:40 pm by Vishnu Kannan
On Tuesday, CNN and the New York Times hosted the fourth debate of the 2020 Democratic primary campaign, moderated by Anderson Cooper, Erin Burnett and Mark Lacey. [read post]
15 Mar 2020, 9:00 am by Dave Maass
” Even George Clinton, whom many rappers cite as inspiration, chanted about “getting funky” with the freedom of information on the track “Maximumisness. [read post]
15 Mar 2020, 9:00 am by Dave Maass
” Even George Clinton, whom many rappers cite as inspiration, chanted about “getting funky” with the freedom of information on the track “Maximumisness. [read post]
27 Feb 2016, 10:36 am by Elina Saxena
Ahead of Super Tuesday, the 10th GOP presidential debate took place Thursday in Houston, TX. [read post]
7 Feb 2017, 5:48 pm by Nora Ellingsen
Citizens The Program on Extremism at George Washington University has routinely published statistics indicating that the “vast majority” of individuals charged in the U.S. with offenses related to ISIL are U.S. citizens. [read post]
30 Jan 2015, 8:19 pm by The Book Review Editor
”  In a review of George Kennan: An American Life (2011), John Gaddis’s acclaimed biography of containment’s architect, he declares that sustainable orders “require elements of both power and morality. [read post]
13 Aug 2017, 6:30 am by Quinta Jurecic
As Americans gathered to watch James Comey testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee, a meme emerged on certain corners of the left-leaning internet: people had a crush on the former FBI director. [read post]
3 Jan 2020, 1:49 pm by Scott R. Anderson
In the early hours of Jan. 3, the Trump administration chose to dramatically escalate its regional stand-off with Iran, specifically by killing Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani in a targeted drone strike on the road leading to Baghdad International Airport. [read post]
7 Jan 2019, 7:57 am by Sean Gallagher
It is false and defamatory to suggest that Julian Assange has ever met or communicated with George Cottrell [see https://twitter.com/wikileaks/status/1068475150314676225]. [read post]
19 Jan 2007, 1:23 am
Witness the first Assad's leveling of the Syrian city of Hama because it was a center of dissent, and to his murder of, it is estimated, 30,000 to 40,000 of Hama's people. [read post]