The Corner

Syria’s Strategy

With yet another high-profile assassination in Beirut and with both James Baker and the director of his center, Edward Djerejian, a former U.S. ambassador to Damascus, chomping at the bit to engage Syria, Eyal Zisser’s analysis of Syrian strategy seems prescient.  

Michael Rubin is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, senior lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Civil-Military Relations, and a senior editor of the Middle East Quarterly.