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Brett Max Kaufman, USA 02/23/2018 0

Why The U.S. War On ISIS Is Illegal

No court has ever addressed the government’s legal justifications for military action in so many different parts of the world.
Patrick Cockburn, UK 02/20/2018 0

Is Turkey Recruiting ex-ISIS Fighters?

Turkey is recruiting and retraining Isis fighters to lead its invasion of the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria, according to an ex-Isis source.
Rick Sterling, USA 02/15/2018 0

WMD Claims in Syria Raise Concerns over U.S. Escalation

Following a well-established script, anonymous U.S. officials are making unsubstantiated claims about weapons of mass destruction – this time in Syria – and again the media is failing to ask tough questions.
Darius Shahtahmasebi, USA 02/12/2018 0

Will Washington’s Syria Chess Game Lead to War with NATO Ally Turkey?

America’s current Syria strategy opens up the door for a war with Turkey and a potential war with Iran and Syria. All the while the U.S. loses its status as the so-called global leader, with Russia emerging unscathed from the conflict as the region’s major power broker.
Danny Sjursen, USA 02/06/2018 0

America’s Syria Trap

Pay attention, folks. It’s about to get a lot worse in the Middle East. Again.
Randi Nord, USA 01/04/2018 0

As Saudi Influence Wanes, UAE Builds Its Regional Value as Tool of US Imperialism

Where Riyadh’s imperial ambitions are haphazard, Abu Dhabi’s are smooth and calculated. While Saudi Arabia has spent billions murdering civilians, the UAE has built military bases, forged imperial alliances, and secured its grip on regional hegemony both politically and militarily aligning itself as the next major US ally as a tool of imperialism.
Andrea Germanos, USA 01/03/2018 0

US-Led Assault on Mosul Killed Ten Times More Iraqi Civilians Than Military Admitted

New investigation sheds further light on the brutally high cost to civilians of the war on terror
Tess Bridgeman, USA 12/31/2017 0

US “Confronting” Iran Inside Syria: Spoiling for an Unlawful Fight?

Beyond the obvious geopolitical implications, seeking out a military confrontation with Iran in Syria for the purpose of preventing it “from cementing its military presence in Syria” may skirt both domestic and international law.
Jonathan Fenton-Harvey, UK 12/28/2017 0

How Another ISIS Could Emerge

ISIS’s self-proclaimed caliphate is all but defeated, but it would be a grave mistake to assume the threat the group poses is over.
Middle East Monitor, UK 12/11/2017 0

US-Backed Rebel Defector: US Coalition Made Secret Deals with ISIS in Syria

Former Spokesperson for the Syrian Democratic Forces, Talal Silo, alleges US-backed fighters struck several deals with ISIS, allowing fighters and their families safe passage out of ISIS-occupied cities.