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US attack on Syrian forces marks a dangerous escalation

The Tomahawk missile attack on Syria’s Shayrat air base represents a dangerous escalation and calls into doubt how far things have changed with US foreign policy under President Trump argues Pat Harrington When President Trump was campaigning for the Presidency one of his most attractive features was that he didn’t go along with the demonisation … Continue reading

Does the US still want Syrian regime change?

The U.S. under the former President Obama has always wanted to impose Syrian regime change, insisting that the Syrian people should not be allowed to vote for Bashar al-Assad in any elections for Syria’s presidency. Obama’s position on Syria is incredibly hypocritical and puzzling. Russia, Iran and Turkey – countries involved in recent peace talks … Continue reading

Desperate terrorists use chemical weapons in Iraq and Syria

Iraqi troops edged further into Mosul on Friday as the United Nations revealed shocking new atrocities by the so-called Islamic State (Isis) terrorists occupying the city. Elite Counterterrorism Forces entered the Qadisiya district, advancing slowly to minimise civilian casualties and avoid being surprised by suicide car bombers, said Brigadier General Haider Fadhil. Regular army troops … Continue reading

Isis death cult driven from historic Palmyra

  The Syrian Army together with the Desert Falcons and Russian air-power has driven Islamic State (Isis) occupation troops from Palmyra. It’s the biggest defeat on the death cult since the terrorists were removed from the Kurdish town of Kobane. Palmyra’s liberation, at the culmination of a three-week advance, was spearheaded by the Syrian army … Continue reading

A clear military victory is likely in Syria

It’s a bitter pill for our establishment to swallow but there is now the real prospect that the Syrian government of President Assad will gain a clear military victory. Russian air power is “allowing Assad forces to advance against previously formidable foes,” said Jennifer Cafarella, Syria analyst at the Washington-based Institute for Study of War. … Continue reading

Syria speaks out against State sponsored terrorism

The issue of State sponsored terrorism, the foreign support of fanatical extremists, has jumped straight to the top of the international agenda following Saturday’s massacre of nearly 300 civilians. In letters to the UN secretary-general and the head of the security council, the Syrian Foreign Ministry charged that terrorist organisations still receive support from countries … Continue reading

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