Friday, May 29, 2020

Tag: Syria

“No friends, but the mountains:” Understanding Turkey’s Syrian invasion

One can say with certainty that life is difficult for the Kurdish people – perpetual minorities who live in a mountainous region split between Iraq, Iran, Syria and Turkey.

Libya, Syria, Ukraine – one script, three stories

The fundamental ploy in Libya, Syria and Ukraine was the same: rile up the population and then stage a coup in the midst of chaos, while claiming to liberate the people.

Middle East – How America shot itself in the foot

The U.S. needs to learn the art of diplomacy instead of spending a lot of time constantly demonizing and threatening other countries.

US is now the ONLY country not in Paris climate agreement

Trump's stance on climate change and his withdrawal from the Paris Agreement has generated intense global criticism.

The fall of the house of ISIS

ISIS is on the decline, but the catastrophic political divisions in Iraq and Syria that gave rise to it are no closer to being mended.

Syria – What happens next

Without outside assistance, it will take decades to rebuild Syria.

Nicaragua to sign Paris agreement, leaving Trump alone with Syria

Ortega's move leaves Trump in a two-member club with Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, one of the world's most brutal dictators.

The right of return: Will Syria’s refugees be able to rebuild...

Western media continues to lend legitimacy to the extremists who have rampaged through Syria for 6 years.

Burning Raqqa

The U.S. war against civilians in Syria.

Killing civilians in Iraq and Syria

The Trump administration has shifted from extermination to annihilation in its war against the Islamic State.

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