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Hypocrisy and Condescension: Trump’s Speech to the Middle East

So after inventing “fake news”, America’s crazed President on Sunday gave the world’s Muslims a fake speech. Donald Trump said he was not in  892 more words

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Why the U.S. Really Attacked Syrian Militia Convoy

According to the Syrians, the US destroyed not one but four T-62 tanks and a Shilka ZSU-23-4 Soviet-made radar-guided anti-aircraft vehicle manned by both Shia Iraqi militiamen loyal to Damascus and a unit of armed Iranians who were travelling in pick-up trucks to establish positions – on the instructions of the Syrian army – in the desert west of al-Tanf. 448 more words

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Why The U.S. Really Attacked Syrian Militia Convoy

Exclusive: For the Pentagon to suggest that this was a sideshow to Washington’s battle against Isis was to stretch the truth beyond credibility

By Robert Fisk… 605 more words

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US air strikes in Syria: Why America really attacked pro-Assad militia convoy

Source: Independent

Exclusive: For the Pentagon to suggest that this was a sideshow to Washington’s battle against Isis was to stretch the truth beyond credibility… 109 more words

The Muslim Times

When the War is Over, Can Syria be Repaired?

After its titanic civil war, can Syria remain a united state? And if it does – if Syria can be put back together again – how do you repair its people? 1,347 more words

Opinion

Donald of Arabia: Trump in the Middle East

Not since Ibn Batuta, travelled the Middle East in the 14th century has anyone set out with higher ambitions that Donald Trump. Batuta, a Moroccan Muslim traveller and scholar, had a few things in common with Trump. 861 more words

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Red lines, red herrings, and Syria's enduring torment

Commentator and counterinsurgency expert David Kilcullen is always worth reading. Here is his assessment of the Khan Sheikhoun gas attack and the US’ “laughably symbolic” response. 2,811 more words

The Middle East