Bangladesh in deep trouble

May 3, 2016

Bangladesh in deep trouble

Four secular bloggers were hacked to death in Bangladesh last year in a campaign of murder. What was remarkable was the response of the government — or rather, its lack of response.

Syrian truce offers an opportunity to end war

Mar 1, 2016

Syrian truce offers an opportunity to end war

If the U.S. can swallow the bitter reality that this truce leaves the Assad regime in charge of the territory it now controls, then the Syrian civil war could eventually be shrunk to a war of everybody else against the Islamists.