The Syrian coalition has recaptured some 98% of East Aleppo and SOHR said the battle is over, and more in our round-up of news from around the world.
Next Cold War Roundup 9/21/16 The White House blames Russia for attacks on a humanitarian aid convoy. Russia denies and says a US predator drone was flying in the area at the time of the attack. Kerry called for a no-fly zone. Three “Spartacus” countries stepped up to say they
Next Cold War Roundup 2/1/16 Syrian Peace Talks After delays and controversies, the Geneva 3 Syrian peace talks are proceeding, despite many experts’ doubts that they would ever get started or produce any useful results. The Saudi-backed High Negotiating Committee arrived in Geneva after receiving some assurances from the US
Seeking to unseat Bashar Assad, President Obama waived a provision of federal law in order to arm Syrian rebels with direct ties to al-Qaida.