civil war Archive

Can Trump’s incompetence cost him his presidency?

Can a president be impeached for incompetence? The Constitution only specifies “high crimes and misdemeanors” as grounds for bringing charges against the president, but

Syria: Starving the people to win the war

Nobody should doubt the tactics that the Syrian regime and its allies will countenance in order to win this war. The horror of Madaya

No difference between Muslims and no-Muslim violence level

Contrary to what is alleged by bigots like Bill Maher, Muslims are not more violent than people of other religions. Murder rates in most

Yemen for dummies

Yemen is in the grip of its most severe crisis in years, as competing forces fight for control of the country. Impoverished but strategically