Chronicles Magazine Syria

The Broken Promise of American Cities

There is a saying used in California when the going gets tough: “At least we have the weather.” No matter how expensive, dangerous, unclean, and generally inhospitable the state’s cities become, “at least we have the weather,” Californians say,...

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    Wages of Arrogance

    Putin had many reasons, including realpolitik, to intervene in Syria, but it is certainly possible that he decided that the situation could never be solved diplomatically, and that a sudden explosive end, however brutal, to the war would be no...

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