What we tell others can end up convincing us as well. The Russian leader has created a modern, Russia-centric news machine that puts forth his view of the world. Is he deceiving himself?
Anarchy in CAR is not over, whatever the interim president is saying. Might the UN take charge?
The United States has a moral and legal obligation to protect Syrian civilians from the murderous Assad regime and help end Syria's bloody civil war. Military action is supported by international law, historical precedent, and humanitarian mandates.
The United Nations inspectors were heading to the site of last week's alleged chemical weapons attack when unidentified gunmen forced the convoy to retreat.
President Obama met with national security advisers Saturday to discuss US military options after the alleged chemical weapons attack in the suburbs of Damascus.