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Is ISIS a product of American in-action or a product of direct action

This weekend Paris attacks, right after the downing of a jet of Russian tourists over the Sinai and suicide bombings in Lebanon and Iraq, may indicate a sharp tactical shift for Islamic State. It had mostly limited its brutality to … Continue reading

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To freeze the fighting in Aleppo

Uprootedpalestinians’s Blog writes: The Turks supported most armed groups in northern Syria, but gave Turkmen groups special treatment. According to an opposition source on the ground, “the weapons supplied to these groups were from the beginning advanced weapons that are … 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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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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Continues Syrian conflict needing not only dialogue

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov has warned both sides in the Syria conflict that they are on “a path to mutual destruction” and said that dialogue is imperative. Lavrov was speaking at the Russian-Arab Cooperation Forum, attended by the head … Continue reading

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