Did Pompeo Capitulate to Russian Demands on Syria?
15 May 2019

Did Pompeo Capitulate to Russian Demands on Syria?

After meeting with Vladimir Putin, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was in high spirits. In fact, he said he was “very excited” about the prospects. Why is Pompeo very excited about Syria talks with Russia? What could have happened to sow such optimism? Did Pompeo capitulate to Russian demands on

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Drones Struck Russian Airbase in Syria
29 Apr 2019

Drones Struck Russian Airbase in Syria

According to Asharq al-Awsat, a Saudi newspaper, drones struck Russian airbase in Syria late Sunday. Their origin remains a mystery. The newspaper wrote: Intense bombs shook at Sunday’s dawn the city of Jableh in the countryside of Latakia, where sources confirmed the attacks were caused by drones that tried to

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Iran Meet and Greet Terrorists
18 Mar 2019

Iran Meet and Greet Terrorists

The military chiefs of staff of Syria, Iran and Iraq will hold a rare meeting in Damascus to discuss “ways to combat terrorism”, the pro-Syrian government al-Watan daily reported on Monday. These are Iran meet and greet terrorists. The real terrorists just like ISIS. One coin with two faces. When

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Putin luck stretches twelve years of unchecked American accountability
04 Jan 2019

Putin Luck Stretches Twelve Years of Unchecked Accountability

Putin luck stretches twelve years of unchecked American accountability due to the election of two consecutive presidents who, each for his own reasons, ignored Vladimir Putin’s trespasses. Donald  Trump’s two-year remaining in office provides Putin with a last big splash to solidify and add to the gains started under Barack

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Israel Missed Chance to Kill Chemical Assad
24 Sep 2018

Israel Missed Chance to Kill Chemical Assad

Russia announced on Monday it will supply an S-300 surface-to-air missile system to Syria in two weeks. The decision was taken against strong Israeli objections. It happened a week after Moscow blamed Israel for indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane in Syria. Concentrating on ISIS removal while

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Idlib Mounting Assault is Escalating into War of Words
01 Sep 2018

Idlib Mounting Assault is Escalating into War of Words

The Idlib mounting assault against the rebel-held enclave of Idlib is escalating into war of words between the United States, Russia, and to a lesser degree the United Nations. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday the Syrian government had every right to chase militants out of Idlib. The problem

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