...at the present juncture, the interests of the United States are at odds with the interests of its traditional allies such as Saudi Arabia and Turkey.
Today, hundreds of new mishaps, especially in the era of Trump, will lead to even more chaos.
The decision to cancel support for the moderate Syrian opposition reflects America’s true position on the Syrian issue, which is that there was never a day when it aimed to overthrow the Assad regime.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reassured us that he agrees with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, on the topic of Syria and the Department of Defense strategy to recover weapons from the Free Syrian Army after factions within it rejected U.S. conditions for continuing support. Not fighting Syrian regime forces [Read more]
<i>President Donald Trump has done nothing to clear up the confusion around his links with Russia.</i>
<i> A chain of incidents has raised doubts about the decision to cut off aid to groups opposing the Syrian dictatorship</i>
Donald Trump became president of the United States barely six months ago. It was the [Read more]
Donald Trump, after reviewing the Syrian strategy from the common-sense point of view, apparently decided to go back from idealism to pragmatism
The responsibility for attacking the Syrian base ultimately falls on Trump, but this back story negates the theory that it was the real estate tycoon’s own initiative, being the showman that he is.
Attention is directed toward Riyadh, Abu Dhabi and Manama* which may be intensifying steps that could lead to an increase in sanctions aimed at boycotting Qatar economically and strangling it politically.
Qatar, accused by Saudi Arabia and its allies of supporting terrorism, implicitly refused its neighbors’ [Read more]
The president, in coordination with Congress, is the commander in chief and has the final say in times of peace and war.
<i>Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in a press conference that U.S. military bases located in Syria do not have any kind of legal basis.</i>
Lavrov recalled the words of CIA Director Mike Pompeo, who stated that one of the reasons for Russia’s involvement in Syria is that Russia loves to “stick it to [Read more]