Looking for lines in the sand in Syria

What’s troubling is the abrupt manner in which the Trump administration reversed policy on Syria. Assad’s barbarism is not exactly news

Looking for lines in the sand in Syria

MICALLEF: What’s troubling is the abrupt manner in which the Trump administration reversed policy on Syria. Assad’s barbarism is not exactly news

After the fall: the Islamic State’s next chapter

The collapse of the Islamic State nation will have a profound effect on the organization but it will not eliminate its ongoing presence

After the fall: the Islamic State’s next chapter

MICALLEF: The collapse of the Islamic State nation will have a profound effect on the organization but it will not eliminate its ongoing presence

The battle for Mosul inches forward

So far, Islamic State forces have stopped short of using civilians as a buffer between its and the advancing Iraqi military

The battle for Mosul inches forward

MICALLEF: So far, Islamic State forces have stopped short of using civilians as a buffer between its and the advancing Iraqi military

Emboldened Putin rolling over feckless Obama

To the KGB-schooled “hard men” of the Kremlin, dealing with the Obama administration is akin to taking candy from a baby

Emboldened Putin rolling over feckless Obama

MICALLEF: To the KGB-schooled “hard men” of the Kremlin, dealing with the Obama administration is akin to taking candy from a baby