Syria

Putin Sticks With Assad

Will Russia drop its support For Assad? Will the US intervene? Will Assad stay in power? Will Russia come out on top? Almost certainly the…


Syria: Next Steps

The US air strikes to neutralize Assad’s chemical ability to conduct chemical attacks like the one we saw in Idlib this week, Aleppo before Christmas…





US Strategies in the Middle East

Last week, Iran confirmed that it test-fired a ballistic missile. The United States has responded by imposing new sanctions on Iran and stating that Iran…




Israel’s Disappearing Act

Friedman’s Weekly is normally focused on urgent events. This week, I was reminded by the appointment of David Friedman (no relation) as ambassador to Israel…