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Syrian Civil War
Syrian Civil War news and analysis from The Nation
August 30, 2018
Syria’s Government Is Preparing a Climactic Attack on the Last Rebel Stronghold
“People are terrified. The battle for Idlib will be soaked in blood.”
August 9, 2018
Syrian Women Seek the Truth About Their Missing Loved Ones
As Assad eyes victory in Syria’s brutal civil war, the fate of tens of thousands of disappeared citizens remains an unsettling mystery.
July 26, 2018
How the Neocon Plan to Destabilize Iran Will Blow Back on the United States
A destabilized Iran would make post-invasion Iraq look like Disney World by comparison.
July 17, 2018
The Trump-Putin Summit: From Rivals to Confederates?
We may be seeing the centralization of world power in the hands of two nuclear-armed megalomaniacs.
Michael T. Klare
July 11, 2018
Horror in Southern Syria, as 300,000 Flee a Government Assault
The Assad regime has indeed won—it has won the war against its own people.
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June 1, 2018
Trump vs. Syrian Refugees: An Interview With Wendy Pearlman
The author and researcher talks about the plight of Syrians fleeing their country’s violence.
April 26, 2018
Letters From the May 21, 2018, Issue
Crossed wires… Painfully prescient … Misreading, misleading?…
April 18, 2018
‘Russiagate’ Allegations Continue to Escalate the Danger of War With Russia
Incessant Kremlin-baiting of President Trump is risking a Cuban missile–like crisis that he, unlike JFK in 1962, may not be permitted to resolve peacefully.
Stephen F. Cohen
April 16, 2018
Trump Just Launched Another Illegal Attack Against Syria
Administration hard-liners are putting US national-security interests in grave jeopardy.
April 13, 2018
American Air Strikes in Syria Do Nothing to Further Justice for the Victims of the Attack on Douma
There is no legal justification for the current US troop presence in Syria, let alone additional air strikes.