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Syria’s chemical warfare and the West’s weak reaction

The biggest and worst news of the Syrian civil war to date is the latest reports that hundreds, possibly thousands, of Syrian civilians have been killed by chemical weapons. The reports are many, varied, confusing and contradictory, as have been … Continue reading

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Will it be Hezbollah or Al Qaeda on Israel’s Syrian border?

As has been widely forecast, the Syrian civil war, which has occasionally spilled over Israel’s border, has now reached the Israeli border crossing itself. The town of Quneitra, where the Israel-Syria crossing point is located, today briefly fell into the … Continue reading

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Where is the Syrian Goldstone Report?

Atrocities and massacres continue daily in Syria by Assad and his forces against Syrian citizens. Granted, there have been one or two mild condemnations from the UN and assorted world leaders, some  sanctions imposed by the US (which the Syrian … Continue reading

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Turkey-Syria border heating up

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s fight to stay in power at all costs has turned very quickly into a war against his own civilians. So crazed for power is he, so determined not to become yet another deposed Middle East leader, … Continue reading

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