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Politics, not Religion, is the Source of Sunni-Shia Conflict

Politics, not Religion, is the Source of Sunni-Shia Conflict

Nauman Sadiq for Veterans Today Lately, it has become a habit of Orientalist apologists of Western imperialism to offer reductive historical and theological explanations of Sunni-Shi’a conflict in the Middle East region in order to cover up the blowback of ill-conceived Western military interventions and proxy wars that have reignited the flames of the internecine […]

How the Conflict in Syria Benefits Washington’s Allies?

How the Conflict in Syria Benefits Washington’s Allies?

Nauman Sadiq for Veterans Today In the wake of Arab Spring uprisings in March 2011, protests began in Syria against the government of Bashar al-Assad. In the following months, violence between demonstrators and security forces led to a gradual militarization of conflict. Moreover, the withdrawal of United States troops from Iraq was completed in December […]

Israeli Airstrikes Contribute To Escalation Of Syrian Conflict

Israeli Airstrikes Contribute To Escalation Of Syrian Conflict

…from SouthFront Israeli warplanes reportedly delivered airstrikes against Syrian army targets in the Qasioun Mount region near Damascus early on March 22nd. Israeli jets allegedly carried out four rounds of airstrikes. There were no reports about casualties or damage suffered by Syrian government forces. Initially reports about the incident appeared in pro-militant social media accounts […]

Trump Silent: Kiev Unleashes Massive Attack on Donbass

Trump Silent: Kiev Unleashes Massive Attack on Donbass

Editor’s note:  Trump or at least Tillerson, now confirmed as Secretary of State, should have announced something.  This attack clearly violates the Minsk accords.  This is one area where we hoped Trump would be pro-active, rather than penning executive orders tearing down America’s already shredded constitution.  Give him today and if nothing comes out of […]

How could the conflict in Syria end in 2017?

How could the conflict in Syria end in 2017?

The Arab Army, with a strength of 125 000 soldiers, fighting since nearly six years against 200 000 so-called “insurgents” who are in fact 90% of the Islamist mercenaries armed, trained and paid for by foreign Governments and their intelligence services.

Syrian War Report – January 5, 2017: Conflict Is Heading To Its Turning Point

Syrian War Report – January 5, 2017: Conflict Is Heading To Its Turning Point

…from SouthFront The ceasefire agreement, which came into effect on December 30 and was the first step to negotiations in Astana on the settlement of the Syrian conflict, remained shaky across Syria. The intensity of clashes observed in the provinces of Aleppo, Hama, Daraa and Quneitra was much reduced. Clashes continued in Eastern Ghouta and […]

Possible Scenarios of the Conflict in Syria

Possible Scenarios of the Conflict in Syria

…from SouthFront In terms of the actual failure of diplomatic efforts to resolve the Syrian crisis, the threat of a direct armed conflict between Russia and the United States is becoming more and more of a reality. In simulating a possible armed conflict between the Armed Forces of the involved countries, we can state with […]

Will Iraq & Turkey’s war of words turn into a real war, or will Erdogan take the hints?

Will Iraq & Turkey’s war of words turn into a real war, or will Erdogan take the hints?

The looming Mosul liberation battle has raised the hopes of most that the evil D’aesh may soon be militarily defeated in Iraq, bringing an end to what can only be considered one of the darkest eras of Iraq’s modern history – the formation of a Wahhabi state within Iraq. Iraqis of course would be considered […]

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