It’s not difficult to imagine how these trips to Damascus might do more harm than good to the people they seek to help.
The Syrian president is now far more secure than in 2013, when the West decided not to intervene. The latest air strikes do not change that.
The West has still not reckoned with its first mistake in Syria: demanding the removal of Assad.
All strategies to cope with global chaos have to be based around repairing the UN, not abandoning it.
The Labour leader’s quest for peace looks like something else: a willingness to repeat Russian propaganda.
An unforced error by Trump's incoming secretary of state may have removed even the meagre possibility of a meaningful response to Assad's atrocities.
Russia warns of “consequences” and Corbyn speaks out after jets hit targets in Syria.
Since 2013, the barbarous Assad regime has deployed chemical weapons more than two dozen times.
How Britain and the US are being dragged into the defining conflict of our times.
The West should impose punitive economic and diplomatic measures on Russia and Iran, and back a secular-led military opposition.
At least 18 were killed and hundreds more injured when Israeli forces opened fire on Palestinian protesters last month.