By Carl Anthony Wege*
A novel Alawite-Shi’a security network may be developing in the Assad statelet now defining western Syria. It consists of an archipelago layered with remnants of the Bashar.. Eurasia Review
Submitted by Kamal Alam, military analyst and Fellow for Syrian Affairs at The Institute for Statecraft, and updated exclusively for Zero Hedge
Former British spy and diplomat Alastaire Crooke,.. Zero Hedge
Airplanes of the Syrian Air Force air dropped several tonnes of humanitarian aid for inhabitants of the besieged eastern city of Deir ez-Zor, with assistance from the Russian military, Monday. The aid.. Source: RT News Channel -
The Syrian army says Israeli jets have attacked a military base in the west of the country. Some media and a monitoring group claim the site was being used to produce chemical weapons. An official.. Source: Euronews English -
By Giancarlo Elia Valori*
At least since 2014 the presence of Iranian forces in the Syrian war has certainly ensured both political stability and military success on the ground for Assad’s regime... Eurasia Review
Qatar has renewed its call on the international community to present war criminals in Syria to international justice, after an independent UN investigation proved that the Syrian regime used Sarin gas.. Eurasia Review
Despite reduced violence in some places in Syria, warring parties continued to perpetrate unthinkable crimes against civilians, including the use of chemical weapons by Government forces, a group of.. Eurasia Review
Significant evidence United Nations war crimes investigators on Wednesday said that they had evidence that investigators government forces were behind the chemical attack that killed dozens of people.. WorldNews
United Nations war crimes investigators said today they had evidence that Syrian government forces were behind the chemical attack that killed dozens of people in Khan Sheikhun in April.
In the.. Deccan Herald
Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of the legendary Sherlock Holmes, would have titled his story about this incident “The Bizarre Case of Bashar al-Assad”.
And bizarre it is.
It concerns the.. Eurasia Review
Liberty Blitzkrieg's Mike Krieger notes that *part of Trump’s appeal to many of his voters was, at least ostensibly, the idea that he would employ a less hawkish/neocon foreign policy than his.. Zero Hedge
A top U.S. missile and chemical weapons expert has documented for months that the Syrian government did not carry out a chemical weapons attack against civilians, and that contrary claims by the Trump.. Zero Hedge
Muhammad bin Salman will be the youngest in line to become king and bucks the trend of senior and aging princes ascending the throne.
By Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty
A midst the deepening quagmire in.. Eurasia Review
Authored by Brad Hoff via The Libertarian Institute,
*Russia will not back down, and neither will its Syrian and Iranian allies on the ground*, says a former White House insider.
After the.. Zero Hedge
Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org,
*Sunday, a Navy F-18 Hornet shot down a Syrian air force jet,* an act of war against a nation with which Congress has never declared or authorized a.. Zero Hedge
MOSCOW (AP) " A top Russian diplomat on Monday condemned the United States for shooting down a Syrian Air Force fighter jet the previous day as an act of "aggression," while U.S.-backed opposition.. New Zealand Herald
WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on U.S. shooting down a Syrian fighter jet (all times local):7:15 p.m.The U.S. military has shot down a Syrian Air Force fighter jet that bombed local forces aligned with.. New Zealand Herald