- Diplomats at the United Nations Security Council face a showdown over two competing resolutions on Syria; one leaves the door open to military intervention.
- A top UN official warns that many more Syrians will die if donor countries do not contribute promised funds for humanitarian aid.
- How successful was the just concluded US Secretary of State’s visit to Israel? We ask Michael Fischbach, author of several books on the Middle East and a professor at Randolph Macon College in Ashland, Virginia.
- Growing tensions between Baghdad and the semi-autonomous Iraqi Kurdish government over control of the country’s energy reserves threaten to pull neighboring Turkey into the deepening dispute.
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