Paris isn't reaping what the West has sown with its foreign policy in the Middle East. The boomerang theory is simplistic. And it's also dangerous because of the conclusion it leads to: isolationism. Withdrawing from Syria and Iraq now would be an unforgivable error.
Of course, the track record of the different [Read more]
Perhaps the most mysterious aspect of Obama’s anti-Assad rhetoric is the impossibility of rationally explaining it, leaving only conspiracy theories.
It will be the first time that U.S. military personnel have had a sustained presence in Syria since the outbreak of the civil war in 2011, which has left at least 250,000 dead.
It's clear that, in Barack Obama's opinion, the Syrian conflict cannot be solved militarily, and that this was the case since the beginning of the civil war four years ago.
<i>Since Sept. 30, Russia has been pushing forward with a large-scale assault on Islamic State forces within Syria. Why is Russia mobilizing its troops so heavily in Syria?</i>
Despite skepticism from the West toward Russia's assertion that it is attacking the Islamic State group, I believe Russia is, to a great [Read more]
An extraordinary and remarkable meeting between the Russian and American heads of state, Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama, should have sufficed to redefine the Syrian conflict, which has been complicated by Western Machiavellianism. The West has manipulated the situation in Syria without succeeding in deposing Bashar [Read more]
<i>President Putin has announced the end of “Pax Americana” at the U.N. He also suggested that since the Americans are not good in the role of world policeman, they must be replaced by the Russians.</i>
Vladimir Putin doesn’t go very often to the annual gatherings of the United Nations General Assembly, [Read more]
Of course they’re bombing the rebels!
While Obama was sleeping, Putin bustled around and he is now in a much better bargaining position.
Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama, forced by international events to re-open talks, agreed on Monday evening to tactical discussions between their two armies. The objective was to avoid conflict in the event of further operations in Syria, an American official announced.
“We have a lot in common … We have sound [Read more]