• In a region plagued by conflict, the need for peaceful diplomacy as a means of resolving disputes is now more important than ever.

  • Article // Sep 15, 2014
    Thomas Lippman
    One way to grasp the immense difficulty facing President Obama as he tries to forge an effective international coalition to oppose the Islamic State is to examine the difference between this effort and the last time the United States led a diverse group of countries to take on a conflict in the Middle East: Operation Desert Storm, in 1991.