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Syrian Civil War news and analysis from The Nation
October 18, 2019
Trump’s Support May Be Dwindling, but His Assault on Regulations Continues
The administration is planning to sabotage environmental oversight on public lands, privatize elements of the national park system, and stall the replacement of contaminated drinking-water pipelines.
October 15, 2019
Give Us One Debate About War and Peace
We need to know what the candidates think about the global chaos of undeclared wars, ill-defined missions, and the abandonment of those missions in places like Syria.
October 11, 2019
Our Maniac in the White House: Tales of Woe and Resistance
Trump is inflicting enormous damage with his great and unmatched idiocy. But California continues to dance to its own tune, with a raft of progressive legislation.
October 9, 2019
Trump’s Erratic Syria Policy Deserves No Anti-Imperialist’s Cheers
The Middle East mess requires diplomacy, not Trump’s green-lighting of Turkish aggression.
May 30, 2019
How One Man Survived Syria’s Gulag
Like thousands of others, Omar Alshogre was repeatedly tortured in Bashar al-Assad’s prisons—but unlike so many, he got out. Now he’s telling the world about the regime’s industrial-scale brutality.
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April 24, 2019
When Will Washington End the Forever War?
A new breed of progressive politicians and activists is challenging the bipartisan consensus—but there’s a long way to go.
December 21, 2018
For Once, Trump Isn’t Wrong
US intervention in Syria has been a disaster. Withdrawing troops from the region is the right thing to do.
October 18, 2018
‘On Her Shoulders’ Honors the Courage and Tenacity of Nobel Peace Prize Winner Nadia Murad
In Alexandria Bombach’s documentary, we see the burden placed on celebrity survivors, particularly those from the non-Western world.
October 17, 2018
Syria Moves One Step Closer to Ending the Civil War
Each player had its reasons for not going forward with a cataclysmic offensive against the last rebel stronghold, in Idlib.
October 3, 2018
More Cold War Extremism and Crises
Overshadowed by the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings, US-Russian relations grow ever more perilous.
Stephen F. Cohen