While food aid begins to flow into the country, many Syrians are heading into the arms of the dictator to get it.
The U.N. is begging for money to help Syrians who've fled their homes, as tensions over refugees in Jordan and Lebanon heat up. But there's no solution in sight.
USAID contractor announces a hunger strike in Havana; Another is arrested in Afg; Gun control an issue at the DoD; What do artists, bug splats and the drone war have in common?; and a bit more.
The legacy of genocide and why humanitarian intervention still needs a president that's compelled to act.
Syria's jihadists take on Flappy Bird with new low-tech games that target enemies in Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Does Obama still have pull over Riyadh, when the king's point man -- Prince Bandar -- is pulling the strings from afar?
For Syrians fleeing the horrors of war back home, Dubai's comforts can be a bit unsettling.
Hagel hires an ethics officer; Sub exercises in the Arctic; The North goes ballistic; Snowden scores; Taliban victories overrated; and a bit more.
Why the world must stop Bashar al-Assad from indiscriminately raining crude barrel bombs down on Syrian civilians.
A shooting in Norfolk; Why the malware market is thriving; The challenge of finding the black box; Will Sinclair retire as a one-star?; and a bit more.
While the Syrian opposition brawls in an Istanbul hotel, the battlefield fighting is increasingly within the rebel camp.
As moderate rebels beat back Islamist radicals in Syria, Assad gains.
Meet Jamal Maarouf, the West's best fighting chance against Syria's Islamist armies.
Nearly a thousand scholars weigh in on Ukraine vs. Russia, trusting Syria, and how the Pentagon manages its money.
Israel's seizure of an Iranian cargo ship carrying weapons this week should be a wake-up call. It's the same, old bad behavior.
The most powerful rebel alliance in Syria -- the Islamic Front -- is on the verge of collapse.
How the Syrian government's use of snipers against its own citizens gives the lie to its talk of fighting terrorism.
Obama is wrestling with Iran, Syria and Israel -- what happened to all the big stuff?
Sometimes, the only news coming off the front lines of Syria's civil war is sent via text message.
While Putin basks in the Olympic glow, Russia obstinately blocks aid to Syrian civilians in desperate need.
The Arab world's most prestigious literary award is thriving; whether anyone's actually reading the shortlisted books is another matter.
What to pack for the Syrian front lines.
'The question is not whether this conference will fail but how it will fail.'
Inside the shadowy $4 million ransom payment to release two kidnapped Europeans in Syria.