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As The Civil War in Syria Winds Down: Who Gains the Most? Russia!


© AFP/File / by Olga Rotenberg | Fighters from a coalition of Islamist forces arrive to the town of Ariha on May 28, 2015 in the Syrian city of Idlib… 574 more words

Turkey’s Relations with Russia

February 23, 2016

On November 24, 2015 Turkish fighter jets downed a Russian Su-24 warplane for having violated Turkish airspace and the incident has led to a major setback in bilateral relations as well as regional complications (*). 800 more words

Amnesty International: Russia Guilty Of Syria War Crimes -- Assad Boasts "I am the man that saved Syria"

Moscow denies it is hitting civilian areas – but rescue workers, and footage obtained by Sky News, suggests this is not the case.

Sky News… 856 more words

Why the AFP Omitted a Question in Assad Interview Transcript, and how it relates to the Pope-Trump Brouhaha

How the media baits World leaders to comment on Trump relishing the inevitable news created when they do.

February 19, 2016


Given that media organizations spin interviews and comments from personalities – politicians, celebrities, athletes – to fit into certain pre-conceived narratives and sensationalist headlines, I check with transcripts from the source when trying to ascertain not just what was said but in what context. 1,264 more words

Igniting a New Cold War in the Sea

Many agencies – from government to news –  are claiming a new Cold War era is arising between the United States and Russia for various reasons. 439 more words


Obama says Syria 'not a contest between me and Putin'


© AFP | US President Barack Obama said an internationally backed ceasefire would be difficult to achieve, laying some of the blame at Putin’s door… 236 more words