The U.S.’s strategy of war from afar is helping to make its presence in the Middle East more sustained, systematic and permanent.
Note: This is the third article in a three-part series examining the U.S.’s role in the Middle East. Part 1, which specifically looked at the U.S.’s push for military strikes on Syria, can be found here. Part 2, which analyzed U.S.-Egypt relations, is here. By NAVID FARNIA Early in its nationhood, the United States dealt … Continue reading
Note: This is the first article in a three-part series. Part 2, which analyzes the U.S.’s role in Egypt’s political crisis, will appear on Saturday. By NAVID FARNIA It became increasingly clear this week that Congress would vote against a resolution authorizing U.S. President Barack Obama to begin military strikes on Syria. Taking a preemptive … Continue reading
By NAVID FARNIA News broke this past weekend that the United States will supply weapons to Syrian rebels. The U.S. plans to distribute the arms through the Supreme Military Council, which is the command center for the Free Syrian Army, a major on the ground opposition group in Syria. The European Union also lifted its … Continue reading