Tag Archives: Bashar al-Assad

2015 In the Picture

2015 opened with an attack on the freedom of press. The first month of the year there was an outpouring of anguished and biting solidarity with those gunned down at the French weekly Charlie Hebdo where 12 were killed including … Continue reading

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Social media a destabilisation tool in the Middle East and Syrian conflict

In today’s global village people are constantly leaving their homes in search of new opportunities. Migration across borders or within a country is a reality for many societies across the world. In public debates the distinction between refugees and other … Continue reading

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Disintegrating Syria whilst diplomatic talks and poker-play continues

Monday at the United Nations the members of the United Nations could listen to the different opinions on how tackling the current crisis in Syria and its consequences for the asylum seekers in Europe. The opening of the annual General … Continue reading

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Why Russia backs Assad: a view from Russia’s anti-imperialist left

Originally posted on rs21:
The editors of the Russian socialist website openleft.ru analyse why Russia is now openly moving troops into Syria to support the Assad regime. Cartoon by the activists of Occupied Kafranbel. A whole range of evidence [also here] indicates…

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Are people willing to take the responsibility for others

Last few weeks I had many problems with my computer. Because of that, certain news messages I wanted to react on, did not get my response on this or on any other site of mine. Every day we could see … Continue reading

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Wrong choices made to get rid of Assad

Already in 2013 I asked how long the West would allow the atrocities continue to go on in Syria. A humanitarian crisis was developing to become another long going conflict like in Iraq. Though many mistakenly thought the final chapter … Continue reading

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2014 Politics all over the world

Thailand The 2013–14 Thai political crisis did not seem to come to an end and the ‘peaceful’ protests were silenced at certain moments, with brutal police force. Anti-government protests took place between November 2013 and May 2014, organised by the … Continue reading

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Is Turkey attempting to resurrect the Ottoman Empire

Catherine Shakdam, Editor in Chief of The Levant, just published Is Turkey attempting to resurrect the Ottoman Empire on the back of the ‘black army’?  In this interview Catherine suggests that ISIL, that ostensible “Islamic extremist” group backed by Israel … Continue reading

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2013 Lifestyle, religiously and spiritualy

A New start for some of my blogs or websites From 1995 I had been active on MSN Groups about religious matters. 10 of April 2004, the MSN Group Bijbelonderzoekers (Bible researchers) was started by me. Today I noticed the … Continue reading

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Reluctance to act in Syrian civil war

The Syrian conflict, which has killed more than 90,000 people, is going on between forces loyal to the Syrian government and those seeking to oust it. Would it be would be “reckless and immoral” for the United States or the … Continue reading

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