By Hayes Brown on March 7, 2014
Between halfhearted support, fullthroated approval from a tyrant, and outright opposition, with friends like these...
By Hayes Brown on February 21, 2014
Over 95.5 percent of Syria's deadliest chemical weapons remain in the country, the U.S. representative to the OPCW lamented on Friday.
By Zack Beauchamp on February 20, 2014
A non-violent protest movement, viciously assaulted by authoritarian security services, turns to arms to defend themselves against the slaughter. Uh oh?
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By Hayes Brown on February 19, 2014
Polio is on the brink of eradication. But violence in these four states is hampering efforts to end the scourge once and for all.
By Ben Armbruster on February 16, 2014
Sen. John Mccain (R-AZ) on whether U.S. military involvement in Syria would worsen the crisis: "That's ludicrous!" The Arizona senator then citied the U.S.-led Iraq war to bolster his point.
By Ben Armbruster on February 10, 2014
Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) said that anyone calling for Iran totally dismantle its nuclear program "basically is insisting that there not be a final deal."
By Hayes Brown on February 10, 2014
600 people were evacuated from Homs this weekend. Millions more remain in need while those attempting to reach them fall under attack.
By Hayes Brown on February 7, 2014
As the world turns its eyes to the Winter Olympics, here are some of the issues causing a less than warm relationship between Washington and Moscow.
By Hayes Brown on February 6, 2014
The process for Syrians trying to flee the horrors of their country's civil war for the safety of America just got easier.
By Hayes Brown on February 5, 2014
Two interim deadlines to get Syria's deadly chemical weapons arsenal out of the country have been missed now. So what's next?