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Has US Foreign Policy Changed?

By Steve Brown – While the dramatic US withdrawal from Syria is making headlines, little is being said about proposed withdrawal from Afghanistan or Iraq. The United States has invested trillions of US dollars in all three wars, with great loss of life, and little to show in positive results. But is there a bigger […]

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Why Is the Deep State So Angry about Syria?

By Steve Brown – Israel has been at war with Syria since 1948. Period. Full stop. It has been at war over the Golan, West Bank, southern Lebanon, and Shebaa Farms, where no peace agreement or armistice has ever been signed or accomplished between Israel and Syria.  During this time, the hegemonic power behind Syria’s […]

SAMURI: Could Turkish aggression boost peace in Syria?

By Finas Samuri – On October 7, 2019, the U.S. President Donald Trump announced the withdrawal of American troops from northeast Syria, where the contingent alongside Kurdish militias controlled the vast territories. Trump clarified that the decision is connected with the intention of Turkey to attack the Kurdish units, posing a threat to Ankara. It’s […]

Macron criticizes NATO’s reaction to Turkish offensive in northern Syria

PARIS – French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday lamented Turkey’s offensive actions in northern Syria, calling them “madness” and criticizing NATO’s inability to react to aggression as a “serious mistake.” French President also said he found out about the US decision to withdraw his forces from northern Syria via Twitter, which combined with Ankara’s unilateral […]

Lines Being Drawn By The U.S. in the Eastern Mediterranean

Greek-U.S. relations have entered “a new era” with U.S. Secretary of State stating earlier this month that he has “come to Greece to expand the partnership that’s already at the best level it has ever been.” He followed up this statement in a tweet, saying “A strong and prosperous Greece is good for the Greek […]

MAJOR: Turkish Forces Likely Use Chemical Weapons in Northern Syria

DAMASCUS – Scores of civilians in northern Syria were chemically injured in Turkish-led military operation against Kurdish militias on Wednesday in an incident that could push the conflict between Damascus and Ankara to another level. Several cases of people suffering from severe burns have arrived in Hasaka Hospital from Ras al-Ain as it is more […]

MAJOR: Another Syrian Victory as SAA Enters Kobani

DAMASCUS – Syrian government troops accompanied by Russian forces entered the city of Ein Al-Arab (Kobani). The Syrian Army went into the strategic town, where Kurdish militias were stationed. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights had earlier announced that Russian forces have crossed the Euphrates River in northern Syria and reached areas outside Kobani, pushing […]

French troops at risk of being surrounded in Syria

PARIS – French General Dominique Trinquand analyzed the situation of his country’s troops present in Syria. Since the beginning of the Syrian civil war, the conflict has been marked by the presence and operations of various foreign forces. Among these forces are French troops, in a new chapter of Paris’s historical interest in Syria. During […]