Of the thousands of analysts and pundits who follow the Middle East tear itself apart, many notice a distinguishable pattern. Almost all powerful actors have one or more proxies fighting their battles. Except the Arabs who seem to be relying on the flavor du jour to press for their sovereignty.
The American strategy of kicking Iran out of Syria based on economic sanctions is short-sighted. It relies on a single chess move in a complex chessboard. The key to protecting our allies lies in regime change in Syria because one must imagine an Obama-like US President ascending to power again.
Sky News posted some dramatic footage of a targeted killing. Watch video of Assad forces attempting to kill British journalist Alex Crawford. Just as Assad targeted and killed Marie Colvin. The dramatic video as posted by Sky News on Twitter. This is the moment Sky News’ crew in Idlib was
Lebanon’s civil war lasted 17 years. It ended in 1993 when, a year later, the Lebanese people witnessed the bulldozers in downtown Beirut clear the rubble and the collapsed buildings. If the noise of an active bulldozer is that symbolic, it seems, then, we have a fifty year Syrian civil
As the United States tightens the screws on the Assad regime to force the butcher of Damascus to compromise on a host of issues, Mohammad bin Salman is busy diluting U.S. efforts. Apparently, there is a Mohammad bin Salman Assad secret rapprochement involving the Russians as envoys. Because Donald Trump
Reuters published an article in which it detailed what it called “Assad peace talks discussion”. If one did not know any better, one would actually believe him to be capable of compromise to achieve peace. Syrians, however, know that Assad shelf expiration date is way past due. Credit Reuters, though,