The Sabermetric spat about whether it's important for a president to appear "credible."
Don't be fooled: The United States is already knee-deep in the Syrian quagmire, and the opportunity costs are disturbing.
It took a mix of religion, guile, and a stumbling Obama to pull it off.
Is John Kerry the president's attack dog, or is he off the leash?
America's politicians are abandoning their responsibilities in the Middle East. What follows could be very dangerous.
America needs to plot a middle path for military intervention.
Frustrated with Obama's Syria speech? Here are two better ones he could have given.
It's not just about chemical weapons -- it's about stopping a brutal dictator's war.
The White House seems to be confusing the least bad option with a strategic necessity.
The sectarian and political camps across the Arab world are violently divided on Syria. Could a U.S. bombing campaign bring them together?
The White House should release the evidence of Syria's chemical weapons attack.
How do Syria’s rebels feel about a U.S. bombing campaign against Assad?
France's president was quick to promise military intervention in Syria. But will his country follow him into the fray?
Egypt's foremost novelist on revolution, dentistry, democracy, and why the Muslim Brotherhood is a "terroristic, underground, armed group."
Wondering what is meant by 'all options are on the table'? A spokesperson will 'look into that' for you.
The four reasons it was inevitable that Obama would go to Congress on Syria.
A doctor reports from the front lines of Bashar al-Assad's war on civilians.
Lawmakers trying to tie Syria to sequestration don't seem to realize we've already paid for this war.
Obama’s “limited” strikes are just the prelude to massive intervention in the Middle East. And Congress shouldn’t fall for it.