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Why Obama Prioritizes Ousting Assad Over Defeating Syria’s Jihadists

ERIC ZUESSE | 16.04.2016

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Dr Christina Lin, a leading young scholar on jihadist groups, opens her April 8th commentary at Asia Times: «In a blunder reeking of the fallout caused by supplying Stinger anti-aircraft missiles to 1980s mujahideen in Afghanistan, civilian airline passengers are now under threat from Syrian jihadists armed with portable surface-to-air missiles (MANPADS). 2,868 more words


Syrian fighter jets pound Daesh oil tankers in Dayr al-Zawr

10.01.2016 | 13:10

PressTV – The Syrian Air Force has targeted a convoy of 20 tankers smuggling oil from territories held by Daesh Takfiri terrorist group in the Arab country’s east. 169 more words

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Ziad Fadel 

LATAKIA:  More news pouring in as the terrorist rats of Nusra/Alqaeda eat dirt while running for cover in Erdogan’s Turk-Occupied Syria (Hatay).  We can confirm the liberation of the following areas: 430 more words

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What Obama did NOT (but should have) mentioned in address from Oval Office

United States President Barack Obama addresses the nation shortly after the Islamic State-related San Bernardino shooting. Obama is speaking to the nation from the Oval office for the third time in his presidency. 49 more words


Uprising against Assad was Engineered in Washington

Eric ZUESSE | 10.11.2015 | 00:02

A terrific news report by Jonathan Marshall at Consortium News provides the first-ever presentation in the West of the event that sparked the demonstrations that sparked the Syrian civil war, and of the entire origin of that war. 1,340 more words


Vienna Talks Agree to Defeat ISIL, Maintain Syria’s Integrity, Reach Ceasefire

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The foreign ministers of 16 countries and Chinese deputy foreign minister as well as representatives of the European Union and the United Nations agreed during their meeting in Vienna on Friday to find a political solution to the Syrian crisis. 471 more words


Le Figaro poll: Over 70% want Syria’s Assad to remain in power

31 Oct, 2015 12:53

A recent poll carried out by France’s Le Figaro newspaper has indicated that at least 72 percent of respondents want Syrian President Bashar Assad to remain in power. 300 more words

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