Zalmay Khalilzad

For Zalmay Khalilzad's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Commentary / World May 15, 2013

Disarm Syria to stabilize it

At this stage, arming the opposition in Syria would not serve American interests. Instead, the U.S. should focus on working with Russia and others to disarm Syria.

Commentary / World Aug 13, 2012

Five things Washington could do for Syrians

The United States has a window to facilitate an orderly transition in Syria without deploying military force. But the window is narrowing — and the Obama administration will need to adjust its political strategy to succeed. Diplomatically, the administration has focused on engaging the U.N. ...