Opinion

Opinion

My grandma, one of many hundreds of thousands of Syrians who’ve been internally displaced by warfare, simply turned 90 amid the information of the chemical assault final week within the metropolis of Douma, on the outskirts of Damascus. A mom of six kids, she as soon as lived in what has turn out to be […]

Opinion

Opinion

Just to reiterate: To have any probability of success, any worldwide retaliatory motion should be a part of a coherent diplomatic technique for stabilizing Syria and placing a political settlement in place. Since 2011, greater than 500,000 Syrians have been killed and thousands and thousands of refugees have fled to neighboring nations and Europe. The […]

As Trump Seeks Way Out of Syria, New Attack Pulls Him Back In

As Trump Seeks Way Out of Syria, New Attack Pulls Him Back In

Turkey invaded the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria, seizing it last month, and has threatened to maneuver east to areas the place American troops now function, resulting in the opportunity of NATO allies combating one another. The Turkish invasion has additionally siphoned Kurdish fighters away from the fight against the Islamic State within […]

Trump Vows ‘Big Price’ for Syria Attack, Raising Prospect of Missile Strike

Trump Vows ‘Big Price’ for Syria Attack, Raising Prospect of Missile Strike

That raised the prospect of a strike alongside the traces of 1 that the president ordered virtually precisely a yr in the past after a sarin fuel assault in Khan Sheikhoun that killed greater than 80 civilians. In that strike, the United States navy dropped 59 Tomahawk missiles on the Al Shayrat airfield. Mr. Trump […]

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Poison Gas Attack Reported by Syrian Anti-Government Activists

A confirmed chemical assault would pose a dilemma for President Trump, who has stated he’ll maintain President Bashar al-Assad of Syria accountable for the usage of chemical weapons whereas additionally saying that he desires to cut back American army involvement in Syria. After a chemical assault by the Syrian authorities killed dozens of individuals within […]

Opinion

Opinion

Control over state establishments in Syria has given Iranian proxies a big say over the purchases of property, enabling them to additional consolidate their positions. The eventual purpose is to translate their positive factors into parliamentary seats, ministerial posts and formalized management over state establishments. The transformation of wartime militias into distinguished political actors is […]