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US Withdrawal from Syria’s Aleppo and Raqqa Completed

DAMASCUS – The United States has fully pulled its servicemen back from its compounds in the Syrian provinces of Aleppo and Raqqa after President Donald Trump declared that American troops stationed in the war-ravaged country would be returning home. US troops stationed in the two provinces of Aleppo and Raqqa have completely retreated from the […]

Turkey will consider Syrian protection of Kurds as ‘declaration of war’

ANKARA – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s adviser Yasin Aktay said that the possible protection of the Kurdish units operating in northern Syria by Damascus will be regarded by Ankara as a declaration of war against Turkey. “If the Syrian regime [government troops] wants to enter Manbij, Kobane and Qamishli to provide protection to the […]

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 […]

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 […]