Tag Archives: Syria

‘The worst is yet to come’

It is a new sharp turn in the Syrian conflict. In the course of three days, the Israeli Air Force carried out two strikes that targeted shipments of advanced missiles bound for south Lebanon. American officials confirmed the strike target … Continue reading

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HUman catastrophy at the doorstep

No matter how much one prefers to look the other way, one now has to admit that the humanitarian crisis as well as the massive devastation in Syria have already reached catastrophic proportions. That it takes place in 2013, in … Continue reading

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U.S. Middle East non-policy: Nonsensical stay-away

    It is not for nothing that President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit to Israel and Jordan is described with concern from Beirut to London as nothing more than political tourism.   “Even those well-disposed towards Obama say he’ll be … Continue reading

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If Iraq is being pulled in …

While the US and the rest of the West remain in a frustrated search mode for a solution on how to deal with the Syrian nightmare, the conflict has now revealed one of its more worrisome aspects. In a well-coordinated … Continue reading

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