Syria

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POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Bashar al Assad, ISIS, Donald Trump, Syria

Why Trump's U-turn on Syria is no victory for ISIS

He knows the West's real security lies in defeating Islamist terror groups in Syria, not ousting Assad.

POLITICS

 |  7-minute read
Syrian Crisis, Bashar al Assad, Russia, Syria

Heartbreaking, no one deserves to suffer like the children of Syria

Chemical attack in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun of the war-torn country has killed 58 civilians, leaving the rest unable to breathe.

POLITICS

 |  Angiography  |  6-minute read
Assad, War, Syria, Aleppo

Has Western media been lying through its teeth about Aleppo?

Independent journalists are launching an information blizzard, demolishing the ‘fake news’ bubble.

POLITICS

 |  Musings from afar  |  4-minute read
Nuclear Threat, USA, Russia, Syria

Syrian war: All is not well between America and Russia

Moscow is doing most of the jabbing in the troubled country, with Washington DC crying foul.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Syria, War on Terror, Omran Daqneesh

Haunting images of children affected by war and terror

Sadly, nothing has changed in terms of the agony and pain that young victims experience.

VARIETY

 |  2-minute read
Aylan kurdi, Syria, Omran Daqneesh

Image of Syrian boy rescued from Aleppo rubble will break your heart

The visual of Omran Daqneesh is reminiscent of Aylan Kurdi, who came to encapsulate the horrific toll of Syria's civil war.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Barack Obama, Middle East, Syria, ISIS

World will blame Obama for ISIS

The outgoing US president's obsession with evicting Bashar al-Assad conflicts with the more vital mission of evicting terror from Syria and Iraq.

POLITICS

 |  Breaking views  |  3-minute read
Syria, Global Jihad, War on Terror, ISIS

#Conclave16: ISIS as much a problem of politics as it is about ideologies

Daniel Rye Ottosen and Azadeh Moaveni both say it's secular solidarity, not Islamophobia, that will work.

POLITICS

 |  6-minute read
Islamic State, Syria, ISIS, War on Terror

How US and Saudi Arabia surrendered to ISIS and war on terror

Complicity between Washington and Riyadh has allowed Daesh to become the venal threat it is today.

VARIETY

 |  Breaking views  |  1-minute read
Syria, Justin Trudeau

Why Justin Trudeau's gesture for refugees is breaking the internet

Moving images of the Canadian PM welcoming Syrian immigrants have set an example for leaders to follow.