Syrian President Bashar al-Assad cautiously greeted Donald Trump’s electoral victory in an interview with Portuguese state TV, but questioned his ability to change U.S. policy on Syria. Photo: Getty Images Yeah, well, … Continue reading Syria’s Assad Says Trump Could Be ‘Natural Ally’
Venezuela says it like it is with regards to Syria. Refreshing to hear it. Source: Venezuela Rejects No-Fly Zone in Syria, Aleppo – United Nations, 8 Oct. Continue reading Venezuela Rejects No-Fly Zone in Syria, Aleppo – United Nations
US acknowledges coalition planes may have accidentally hit government forces while Russia demands explanation at United Nations in New York this week This latest round of airstrikes demonstrates that the US has … Continue reading Russia says US-led airstrikes hit Syrian troops, killing 62 and wounding dozens
-If you want to know more about how Western intervention in the Middle East and the political dynamics within the region have affected the surge of ISIS, check out the first and … Continue reading Radiography of the Middle East- Part III
The Redirect Method collected the metadata of 320,000 individuals, using 1,700 keywords, and served them advertisements that led them to the deradicalizing videos. Version 2.0 will target Far-Right Americans, and version 3.0? … Continue reading Google Program to Deradicalize Jihadis Will Be Used for Right-Wing American Extremists Next
-If you’ve missed the first part of the series, where I analyze the role of Western intervention in the Middle East in the conflict that has set the … Continue reading Radiography of the Middle East- Part II
Is this evidence of weakness in IS leadership? The Egyptian military says it has killed the head of the Sinai branch of so-called Islamic State, along with dozens of its fighters, in … Continue reading Egypt ‘kills head of Islamic State’s Sinai branch’ – BBC News
Syriac Catholic Archbishop of Hassaké-Nisibi. Interview with the Syriac Catholic Archbishop of Hassaké–Nisibi (northeastern Syria), Mgr Jacques Behnan Hindo, who speaks about the daily fears and anxieties they experience. He criticizes the position of several Western countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom and France in the … Continue reading Syriac Catholic Archbishop Critical of Western position in Syrian Conflict
The carnage that took place along Nice’s Promenade des Anglais on Bastille Day and, days later, the attack by an ax-wielding teenager on a commuter train in the German city of Wuerzburg … Continue reading Radiography of the Middle East – Part I
On June 15, the UN Human Rights Council released the report “‘They came to destroy’. ISIS Crimes Against the Yazidis”. The report assesses ISIS’s carnage against the Yazidi religious minority, determining that … Continue reading Who are the Yazidis?
Neither explained how escalating bombardments in Iraq and Syria would do anything to stop self-radicalized and/or unhinged attackers in the United States. Seems odd that Hillary and Donald call for more bombing … Continue reading Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Call for Bombing ISIS After Orlando Shooting That ISIS Didn’t Direct
The terror group has blurred the line between operations planned and carried out by its core fighters and those carried out by its sympathizers. It’s irresponsible if the media tries to make … Continue reading Was Orlando Shooter Really Acting for ISIS? No. He was a sympathizer.