The country's treatment of the US student shows its growing unpredictability.
The attack on the airbase was exactly the action we expected to see from the Obama administration in August 2013
Humanitarians hope that the unorthodox intervention will pave the way for more United Nations involvement on the ground.
All politicians bluff and bluster. But the significance of this American attack on Syria is invested in the fact it happened at all.
Unauthorised and inconsistent intervention bodes ill for Trump's presidency.
American cruise missiles targeted the Syrian airfield from which the chemical weapons atrocity was launched.
They’d been introduced as pen pals through an uncle – my mum and her friend had written to this lonely young man, who was training in Jordan, and had each sent a photo.
President Bashar al-Assad’s forces used chemical weapons – most likely sarin – against civilians. Again.
Brexit is not only about Brexit,” said the European Parliament's lead negotiator, Guy Verhofstadt.
Those troublesome 1980s have reared their head again in a diplomatic storm in a teacup over Gibraltar.
Rows between Britain and Spain over the Rock aren't new. What will change is the EU's position.
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May