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Airstrikes

What Is Obama’s Vision on Syria?

November 25, 2014 // Addustour - Jordan - Arabic

It is difficult to count the daily statements made by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Obama, Pentagon officials and the spokesmen of the administration, with all its branches, in addition to the statements made by Secretary of State Kerry on the issue in Syria. This doesn’t reflect the state of confusion [Read more]

An Insufficient Effort

October 25, 2014 // El País - Spain - Spanish

It has been over two months since U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State forces began on Iraq, and almost a month since they expanded to Syria with the support of Arab and Western governments. The objective set by Barack Obama was to weaken and destroy the ruthless fanatic militia that has proclaimed a caliphate in [Read more]

Imperfect Battles

October 13, 2014 // Veja - Brazil - Portuguese

In its reporting, the Wall Street Journal gave a measure of the complexity of the conflict in Iraq. Syrian rebels from across the spectrum (the moderates of the al-Nusra group) are protesting their exclusion from the campaign against the jihadi group Islamic State, and denouncing the bombing by America and its allies [Read more]

Double Standards

October 12, 2014 // Die Welt - Germany - German

How can a democratic society lead a war and conform to international law against terrorists who disregard international law and hide behind civilians? There are only two choices ...

A War of Many Years

October 2, 2014 // Capital - Bulgaria - Bulgarian

He stepped into the White House with a promise to take America out of the war in Iraq. Now, he is forced to return to the region and become the fourth American president who gets his country involved in a conflict in an Arab state. It looks like his successor is going to be the fifth one – the coming battle won’t [Read more]
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