Tag: Bashar al-Assad

The Western Narrative on Russia & China

It’s past time that the U.S. recognized the true sources of security: internal social cohesion and responsible cooperation with the rest of the world, rather than the illusion of hegemony, writes Jeffrey D. Sachs.

Ukraine Crisis Should Have Been Avoided

Cuban Missile Crisis

An avoidable crisis that was predictable, actually predicted, willfully precipitated, but easily resolved by the application of common sense, writes Jack Matlock, the last U.S. ambassador to the U.S.S.R.

The Endless Failure of the Syrian War

Ten years after 9/11 the U.S. and Middle East allies weaponized jihadist groups in Syria, writes Andrew Hammond, and the result was an utter disaster. But don’t expect any self-reflection from the cheerleaders.

The Impossible Dream

The former national security adviser reveals a national goal that is simple and blunt: American dominance of the world, writes Michael Brenner.