Schools have repeatedly been struck from the air by Saudi, UAE, Moroccan and Jordanian pilots using American-supplied planes and bombs, in a campaign backed by Washington and the United Kingdom.
If Russia was involved, it may be a sign of Vladimir Putin’s determination to assert the prerogatives of his nation's sphere of influence in Syria.
“Iran seeks to use Syrian territory to attack Israel for its professed goal of destroying Israel,” Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu said, vowing that his country would do “whatever is necessary" in defense.
Many of Donald Trump's actions and tweets prior to the release of his national security strategy provided Beijing and Moscow with opportunities to extend their influence and power.
In today’s climate of budget-busting “defense” appropriations, isn’t it finally time for Americans to apply a little logic to our disastrous pattern of war-making?
An anti-settlement group, Peace Now, calls the plan a “cynical exploitation of the murder.” In a separate controversy, Israel razes a school in a Bedouin area.
In his first State of the Union address, the president ranges far: national unity, immigration, the drug crisis, North Korea, the culture wars and other issues, including the MS-13 gang.