Turkey Shoots Down Russian Plane In Syria and more in the Next Cold War roundup.
As Clinton makes another attempt at the imperial presidency, she appears unwilling or unable to learn from the horrible blunders she championed in the past.
In the aftermath of the Paris attacks and blasts in Beirut, it seems very likely that Western countries will overreact and play into the hands of the Islamic State. It is also clear there will be little reflection on how Western countries, including France, created a climate that fueled the
Israelis earn an average per capita income of $34,990, almost 19 times more than Syrians take home each year, yet continues to receive billions in US aid.
Israel is taking advantage of the chaos in Syria to expand its illegal settlements in the Golan Heights as new oil reserves were discovered in the region.
Presented in partnership with MintPress News. UNITED NATIONS — Years of war and unrest devastated education in the Middle East and North Africa, leaving more than 13 million children without safe or reliable schools across the region, according to a new report from UNICEF. The report, “Education Under Fire,” which
Speaking from Ecuador’s embassy in London, Julian Assange revealed that the United States planned to overthrow the Syrian government as far back as 2006, several years before the start of the current crisis.
Don’t let anyone fool you: Sectarian strife in Syria has been engineered to provide cover for a war for access to oil and gas, and the power and money that come along with it.
British Prime Minister David Cameron informed Parliament the government had launched a drone strike on August 21, which assassinated three people in Syria alleged to be Islamic State militants, including two British citizens. The strike against British citizen Reyaad Khan, the “target of the strike,” was committed without approval from Parliament. British citizen Ruhul Amin, who was killed in the strike, was deemed an “associate” worthy of death.
President Barack Obama’s administration has apparently expanded covert drone operations in Syria in order to strike leaders of the Islamic State. But the expansion is destined to fail as much as previous operations in other countries, which have only fueled the rise of violent extremism.