Bashar al-Assad

Barack Obama

Barack Obama’s call to arms that wasn’t

Michael Petrou on false hope and the president’s bluff
Barack Obama

Today’s headlines: Barack Obama’s elevator pitch

What you need to know as the U.S. President makes his case for a limited military strike

Syria: War should never be an easy decision

Maclean’s Editorial: So where are we now?
Mideast Syria

Syria: Why moral outrage is self-serving

The West will feel better after its cruise missiles demolish Syrian military installations, but it will do little to help
Time to bomb Syria?

America, Russia and Syria: so much for the reset

How arming the opposition will intensify American conflict in other regions

It’s lonely at the top for Bashar al-Assad

The defection of Assad’s prime minister is more than just a tactical problem for Syria’s dictator
Vogue, Mrs. Assad and Joan Juliet Buck

Vogue, Mrs. Assad and Joan Juliet Buck

A cautionary tale for those who move in the world of fashionable ideas—with Syria as its setting.
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Newsmakers: June 1-7, 2012

Kathie Lee makes viewers cringe, François Hollande caps CEO pay, and a bad week for the Biebs