Stories about Syria

Foreign Correspondent: The US occupation of northern Syria

A permanent force creates another Middle East conflict -- with the US in a leading role

Foreign Correspondent: Trump’s phony support for Iran’s popular protests

Iranians on all sides of the political spectrum oppose the US president's policies and actions

Foreign Correspondent: Make Saudi Arabia great again!

Saudi ruler takes a cue from Trump

Foreign Correspondent: US sells out the Kurds — again

Democracy is in retreat in Kurdistan as the US refuses to support independence

Foreign Correspondent: Trump moves encourage Iranian hardliners

'What will come next from the crazy man in the White House?'

Is Trump planning permanent occupation of Afghanistan?

What will 4,000 more US troops do that 100,000 troops couldn't do before?

SF appeals court rules against revised ‘Muslim ban’

The ruling blocks Trump's second, 'narrower' executive order that was issued in March.

Surfing the docs

East Bay punk, Russian dash-cams, 'Tokyo Idols' -- SF DocFest rides a wave of global insights.

What we saw at Sundance 2017: Documentaries

Ficks' Picks at the lively 2017 Sundance Film Festival, part one

#NoBanNoWall: Hundreds continue to protest Trump’s Muslim Ban

'I fear for may family and myself. I fear deportation from a land that is all I know.'