- Mike Pompeo lays out Iran strategy after nuclear deal withdrawal May 21, 2018
- Indonesia corruption rampant 20 years after Soeharto's fall May 21, 2018
- DR Congo launches first Ebola vaccination programme May 21, 2018
- UN: Challenges persist in meeting humanitarian needs in Syria May 21, 2018
- Bashir is playing a dangerous game May 21, 2018
- Paraguay president inaugurates Israel embassy in Jerusalem May 21, 2018
- Syria army pushes ISIL out of south Damascus district: State TV May 21, 2018
- Modi meets Putin as India walks US-Russia tightrope May 21, 2018
- Indonesia: 20 years on from downfall of General Muhammad Soeharto May 21, 2018
- Mexico presidential debate: 'US needs Mexico as well' May 21, 2018
- Ukraine Claims ‘Loyal’ Military Dolphins Starved Themselves Rather Than Be Under Russian Control
- EU Breaks With Trump Over Iran: Good ‘Blowback’
- Trump Trashes Diplomacy, Opens Path to War with Iran
- It’s the End of the World, and I Feel Terrible
- The ‘Bolton Effect’: From Breakthrough To Breakdown With North Korea
- Ron Paul on Gaza Violence: Blowback for Jerusalem?
- The Banality of Gina Haspel: It would be hard to find someone with more experience to run the CIA – That’s why she’s a terrible choice
- Tribute to Journalistic Giant, Robert Parry, Founder of Consortium News, May 19, Berkeley
- Ron Paul asks: Is Gina Haspel Qualified To Be CIA Director?
- Massacring Palestinians with Impunity
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Geopolitical observers of the Middle East turbulence tend to blame the raging chaos in the area on the presumed failure of the â€œincoherent,â€ â€œillogicalâ€ or â€œcontradictoryâ€ policies of the United States. Irrefutable evidence (some of which presented in this study) … Continue reading
It is clear that the Syrian public and their officials, in all 14 of the countryâ€™s governorates, are committed to the complete restoration of their nationâ€™s peerless and incomparableÂ archaeologicalÂ heritage sites as soon as security conditions permit.
Whatever happened to the idea that Turkey was the coming power in the Middle East, with its surging economy and stable democracy under a mildly Islamic government which might be the model for Arab states as they ended decades of … Continue reading
The Polish Zionist ideologue Vladimir Jabotinsky, the father of Israelâ€™s right wing, observed nearly a century ago that much of the Arab world was a fragile mosaic. A few sharp blows, he wrote, would cause it to shatter, leaving Israel the regionâ€™s dominant power. Jabotinsky may have been right.
Even if the Bashar al-Assad regime manages to hang on in Syria, that countryâ€™s economy is being wrecked, its people driven into poverty and neighbors tempted to intervene. Israel just threatened to attack Syriaâ€™s modest store of chemical weapons. Turkey is stumbling into the morass, egged on by the Saudis and Gulf Arabs. Russiaâ€™s national prestige is increasingly involved in Syriaâ€”which is as close to its borders as northern Mexico is to the United States. Iran may yet get involved. Continue reading