Stories about Syria

Foreign correspondent: Libya, the forgotten war

Though it has disappeared from headlines, Libya’s humanitarian crisis continues unabated

Foreign Correspondent: Michael Flynn’s forgotten Turkish connection

Before Russiagate, the former national security advisor was an operative for Turkey, tilting foreign policy against the Kurds.

Foreign Correspondent: Trump v. Biden on foreign policy

The presumptive Democratic nominee criticizes the president but continues to support failed policies of the Obama era.

Foreign correspondent: Trump backs down, but Iran conflict continues

No war yet — but president's actions have alienated tens of millions of people.

What’s really going on with the US and Iran?

Reese Erlich, who has reported from the region for 20 years, sorts out the impact of Trump's drone attack that killed a popular Iranian general.

Foreign Correspondent: An open letter to a Trump-supporting friend

Robby reflects the views of some older white workers who are critical of the system and blame Democrats and liberals for its breakdown. Here's why they are wrong.

Foreign Correspondent: A New Arab Spring in Lebanon and Iraq

Once again, people in the Middle East want democratic reforms and an end to corruption and foreign domination

Special report: Bay Area academics visit Kurds in Northern Syria

Expedition connected with Rojava citizens in months before Turkey's devastating invasion. Exclusive photos by Beth LaBerge

Foreign Correspondent: Trump dumps Kurds as the empire crumbles

In less than two weeks, The Donald has created an entirely avoidable international crisis.

Arts Forecast: El Rio saved, Litquake aquiver, Open Studios opens….

Dolly Parton Hoot, Riceboy Sleeps, Duet + Marrow, a percussion work about climate change, Othello, and more