May 07, 2013
Israel’s Target in Syria Was Hezbollah, Not Assad
Reports indicate that strikes targeted short-range missiles that were awaiting transfer to Hezbollah.
February 15, 2013
America's Deterrence Problem
“If Tehran doubts either American capability or American fortitude, Washington will be unable to forestall a nuclear breakout.”
August 21, 2012
Russia's Syrian Naval Base
Russia’s naval base at Tartus provides multiple benefits Moscow may not so easily give up.
August 03, 2012
Lightly Arming Syrian Opposition is U.S.’ Best Option
Providing light anti-tank weaponry and non-lethal support for the opposition could help end the violence in Syria.
July 29, 2012
Managing the Endgame in Syria
Despite Russian and Chinese diplomatic maneuvers and a lack of Western intervention, the likely collapse of the Assad regime may be a regional game changer.
July 09, 2012
Fear of Iran and Syrian Bloodletting
Meir Javedanfar looks at how Western sanctions on Iran are enabling violence in Syria to continue.