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Key words: Russia, Turkey, Syria, Iran, Hezbollah.
Elijah J. Magnier: @EjmAlrai
Belligerents in Syria are preparing for a new round of violence despite the ongoing preparations by the main two guarantors (Russia and Turkey) for the Astana-Kazakhstan peace talks. 972 more words
When I read about the tragic death of Nazzareno Tassone, who died this week fighting with the YPG Kurdish forces against Daesh (ISIL), I could not help but remember the famous line, “first do no harm.” As my father and brother are both medical professionals, the Hippocratic oath is a constant mantra at our dinner table. 614 more words
Key Words: Syria, Russia, Iran, Hezbollah, al-Qaida, ISIS.
By Elijah J. Magnier: @EjmAlrai
With the new year 2017 knocking at the door of the Syrian war, there are many players in Bilad al-Sham: some are directly present with their forces on the ground, the others through their proxies with differing goals. 2,221 more words
Elijah J. Magnier:
Tandis que la fin de 2016 approche, la guerre de Syrie entre dans sa 6ème année, laissant morts environ 310.000 combattants et civils, un nombre encore plus élevé de blessés, et plusieurs millions de déplacés à l’intérieur et à l’extérieur du pays. 2,631 more words
Avi Benlolo: What John Kerry should have said about the U.S. failure to veto UN resolution against Israel
In a speech on Dec. 28, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry defended President Barack Obama’s move to allow the U.N. Security Council to target Israeli settlements and declare them illegal. 989 more words