Despite Explosions, Pec Flexing and Moral Preening Changes Nothing in Syria

Assad can still gas his own people, and almost nothing has changed in Syria, despite all the explosions and tough talk.

There's an unwritten justification for all jocular behavior among men. We do it because we can. The guy at the gym who…

See, none of this is new, or even unexpected. The political and power situation in Syria has been relatively unchanged in the last five years, regardless of the military situations with ISIS, Syrian rebels, Russia and Assad's government forces.