With Hezbollah and U.S. airstrikes in Syria, are we on the verge of a big Mideast war? Is this the end of Ottoman history?

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Media Outlet: Foreign Policy

The U.S. involvement in Syria is big news, but the Hezbollah strikes, conducted by armed drones, may be more historically significant.

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Thomas Ricks is an ASU Future of War senior fellow at New America  He also is a contributing editor of Foreign Policy magazine, for which he writes the blog “The Best Defense.”

Emily Schneider was a senior program associate for the International Security Program at New America.

Peter Bergen is a journalist, documentary producer, vice president at New America, CNN national security analyst, professor of practice at Arizona State University, and the author or editor of seven books, three of which were New York Times bestsellers and four of which were named among the best non-fiction books of the year by The Washington Post.