Next Cold War Roundup 12/28/15 Kurds and New Syrian Democratic Forces Coalition Seize Tishrin Dam, Cross Erdogan’s Red Line (The Euphrates River), Poised to Cut ISIS Supply Lines _ The US-backed coalition, Syrian Democratic Forces, have seized the strategic Tishrin dam on the Euphrates river, south of Kobane. The
So much for the “moderate rebels:” a new report finds ISIS represents the mainstream of the Syrian rebels groups trying to overthrow the Assad government.
In 2014, Vice President Joe Biden made headlines when he admitted in a speech at Harvard University that Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Qatar and United Arab Emirates were supplying the money and weapons to Al Qaeda and other Islamic extremist groups in Syria that led to the rise of ISIS. “The
Daesh insists it isn’t deliberately selling oil to Israel, but the “black gold” ends up there nonetheless while the terrorists make millions.
Next Cold War Roundup: Iraq’s Prime Minister says he doesn’t want Western troops, but it looks like he’ll be getting them soon anyway.
Putin claims Turkey’s attack on a plane in Syria was retaliation for bombing ISIS oil destined for Turkey. But how is ISIS selling oil in the first place?
Turkey Shoots Down Russian Plane In Syria and more in the Next Cold War roundup.
Yemen is a Saudi war of aggression, while Syria and Libya are the result of a dangerous Gulf-led strategy of backing groups of sectarian fighters By Gareth Porter The term “proxy war” has experienced a new popularity in stories on the Middle East. Various news sources began using the term
If conversations between foreign lobbyists and US journalists are so benign and inconsequential then why are people like Neusner and Goldfarb getting paid?