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Biden Takes the Heat off Assad. But What’s the U.S. President’s Syria End-Game?
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Biden Takes the Heat off Assad. But What’s the U.S. President’s Syria End-Game?
October 19, 2021

Biden is prepared to cut Assad some slack where there are obvious benefits to U.S. interests in the region, Martin Jay writes.

Washington or Moscow: Decision-Time for Erdogan in Northern Syria
October 17, 2021

Continued US support for Kurdish militants is taking its toll on US-Turkish relations. Turkey’s President Erdogan may finally have to choose between an American or Russian direction for his country.

Washington or Moscow: Decision-Time for Erdogan in Northern Syria
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Bellingcat Funded by U.S. and UK Intelligence Contractors That Aided Extremists in Syria
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Bellingcat Funded by U.S. and UK Intelligence Contractors That Aided Extremists in Syria
October 16, 2021

Supposedly “independent” website Bellingcat raked in money from scandal-ridden Western intelligence firms that wreaked havoc – and reaped massive profits – in Syria.

Kabul Should Not Forget: ‘Turkey Was a Major Part of the NATO Mission in Afghanistan’
September 17, 2021

While it is unclear whether Turkey will incorporate Syrian mercenaries into their plan for Afghanistan, one of Turkey’s stipulations to the Taliban regarding the operation of the Kabul airport was the involvement of a private Turkish security firm.

Kabul Should Not Forget: ‘Turkey Was a Major Part of the NATO Mission in Afghanistan’
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BBC Admits Syria Chemical Attack Documentary Had ‘Serious Flaws’
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BBC Admits Syria Chemical Attack Documentary Had ‘Serious Flaws’
September 7, 2021

The BBC’s Executive Complaints Unit (ECU) has admitted there were “serious flaws” in a Radio 4 documentary by journalist Chloe Hadjimatheou on the alleged 2018 chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma.

Arab States Edge Closer to Reconciliation With Syria
September 6, 2021

Damascus’ traditional position as regional mediator has been sorely missed in tumultuous West Asia. Now Arab states are lining up to re-establish relations with Syria, but face a hard American veto on diplomacy.

Arab States Edge Closer to Reconciliation With Syria
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The Crimes of the West in Afghanistan and the Suffering That Remains
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The Crimes of the West in Afghanistan and the Suffering That Remains
August 23, 2021

As in Iraq, as in Libya, as in Mali. It is time to finally bury the doctrine of the so-called “responsibility to protect”, which was coined at the time of the beginning of the Afghan war, and to brand it as what it was from the beginning: a neocolonial project.

Why the West Funds Terrorism
August 15, 2021

It is clear that the declared “enemy” in this “War on Terror,” is not what we were led to believe, and increasingly, it is beginning to look like the enemy may in fact be, anyone who resists this global agenda.

Why the West Funds Terrorism
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