Stories about Syria

Bernie and Biden: A foreign policy analysis

Two of the leading Democratic presidential contenders have spent decades in DC. Here's a look at their records on war, interventionism, and other key issues.

From Gorbachev to ‘Red Joan’: SFFILM Fest gets geopolitical

Our Foreign Correspondent reviews films dealing with nuclear secrets, Perestroika, Syrian refugees, Afghan cinema under Communist rule, and more.

Among the flourishes of ‘Volver’, a lesson of flamenco’s past and present

Kerensa DeMars first saw flamenco dance in 1995. The next year, she went to Spain with “high school- level Spanish,” intending to stay for...

Trump: The sudden anti-war champion?

Sorting out the president's impetuous moves in Syria and Afghanistan

Screen Grabs: Our favorite movies of the year (and what’s on now)

From Araby to The 12th Man, here are our picks of 2018. Plus: The World Before Your Feet, 2001: A Space Odyssey, more.

Sex, Russia, and impeachment

Blaming Trump's victory on Russia is not a smart narrative for Democrats, and could backfire.

Israel loses politically in Gaza battle

Military power won't win this war; there has to be a solution that recognizes Palestinian rights to land.

Screen Grabs: Festival mania fills local cinemas!

IndieShorts, Cine Chileno, and Transgender, American Indian, and Cinematografo Film Festivals—plus more to watch this week

Murder of Saudi journalist builds opposition to Yemen war

Mid-term elections could reverse Trump policies

Screen Grabs: Suspiria, Boy Erased, The Wild Pussycat …

3rd i fest, Museo, Gary Winograd doc, Jean Vigo retrospective, and more scary, sexy, and smart films in cinemas this week.