The ‘responsibility to protect’ doctrine is a symbol of the West’s inability to define its post-Cold War role.
The idea that there will be ‘no British intervention in Syria’ is surreal. There already is, and it has proved lethal.
The narcissism of the bomb-Syria brigade is terrifying.
Rossa Minogue finds anti-war activists aren’t as opposed to intervention in Syria as you might expect.
The citizen-TV channel WORLDbytes asked Londoners about their views on the conflict.
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One special power that Western leaders like Barack Obama and David Cameron retain is the ability further to mess up the Middle East.
The West’s conventional firepower, used against regimes with WMD, is far more destructive than any WMD.
If Assad really has killed 15 people with sarin, why is that worse than his slaughter of thousands of others with bullets and bombs?
The West’s strategy-free tinkering has opened the door to the very Islamist groups it has been fighting elsewhere.
The announcement that NATO is to station missiles on Turkey’s border confirms the internationalisation of the conflict.