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Zero Hedge
Why Syria Matters To YouAuthored by George Friedman, originally posted at MauldinEconomics.com, The wa
Why Syria Matters To You
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
Authored by George Friedman, originally posted at MauldinEconomics.com, The war in Syria is significant in two ways. First, the outcome can reshape the Arab Middle East. Second, and perhaps more important, Syria is not simply about Syrians. The US,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Inside Tripoli: Lebanon's jihadi cityintervened and stayed in Lebanon nearly 30 years. In the early 1980s Syrian Is
Inside Tripoli: Lebanon's jihadi city
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 days ago
intervened and stayed in Lebanon nearly 30 years. In the early 1980s Syrian Islamists rebelled against the government of Hafez al Assad, Bashar's father. In response, Hafez al Assad crushed them with a brutality that remains infamous to this... Read more
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Times of Malta
Art that tells the truth about warA man who moved to Europe from Syria in pursuit of artistic freedom is basing o
Art that tells the truth about war
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
A man who moved to Europe from Syria in pursuit of artistic freedom is basing one of his next projects on Maltese culture, migration and the cult of St Paul . Khaled Barakeh first came to Malta in 2011 as part of a group of artists from the... Read more
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The Atlantic
Cartoons of a Syrian ChildhoodSattouf’s graphic-memoir series, The Arab of the Future, details a journey take
Cartoons of a Syrian Childhood
The Atlantic / Posted 3 days ago
Sattouf’s graphic-memoir series, The Arab of the Future, details a journey taken in precisely the opposite direction several decades ago, but it’s one that nevertheless provokes many of the same questions. In the 1980s, as the child of a Syrian... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Arthur I. Cyr: Fragile Syria ceasefire is significant — and promisingdevastating to the population of the nation, and threatens the stability of the
Arthur I. Cyr: Fragile Syria ceasefire is significant — and promising
McDonough County Voice / Posted 7 days ago
devastating to the population of the nation, and threatens the stability of the entire region.The collaboration ironically is a result of the forceful direct military intervention in Syria of the Russian military approximately one year ago.... Read more
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Waxahachie Daily Light
CYR: Fragile Syria ceasefire is significant — and promisingdevastating to the population of the nation, and threatens the stability of the
CYR: Fragile Syria ceasefire is significant — and promising
Waxahachie Daily Light / Posted 9 days ago
devastating to the population of the nation, and threatens the stability of the entire region.The collaboration ironically is a result of the forceful direct military intervention in Syria of the Russian military approximately one year ago.... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Editorial: Red line crossingsLost amid the past week’s hoopla over serial revelations concerning Hillary Cli
Editorial: Red line crossings
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
Lost amid the past week’s hoopla over serial revelations concerning Hillary Clinton’s emails and her foundation and Donald Trump’s immigration positionings was yet another humiliating indication of the Obama Administration’s utter fecklessness in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mujuru - the Stone They Threw AwayTwo brothers, Elton Mataruse in Zimbabwe and Tichaona Mutangi, a patriot living
Mujuru - the Stone They Threw Away
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Two brothers, Elton Mataruse in Zimbabwe and Tichaona Mutangi, a patriot living in Australia, took exception to my story about Sister Joice Mujuru, the stone that ZANU-PF threw away. While I was alluding to the fact that opposition leaders are... Read more
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Mount Shasta Area Newspapers
Editorial: Red line crossingsLost amid the past week�s hoopla over serial revelations concerning Hillary Cli
Editorial: Red line crossings
Mount Shasta Area Newspapers / Posted 16 days ago
Lost amid the past week�s hoopla over serial revelations concerning Hillary Clinton�s emails and her foundation and Donald Trump�s immigration positionings was yet another humiliating indication of the Obama Administration�s utter fecklessness in the... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Editorial: Red line crossingsLost amid the past week�s hoopla over serial revelations concerning Hillary Cli
Editorial: Red line crossings
McDonough County Voice / Posted 18 days ago
Lost amid the past week�s hoopla over serial revelations concerning Hillary Clinton�s emails and her foundation and Donald Trump�s immigration positionings was yet another humiliating indication of the Obama Administration�s utter fecklessness in the... Read more
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Aljazeera
The evolution of IslamistsWithin a few months of the launch of the Arab uprisings in late 2010, the initi
The evolution of Islamists
Aljazeera / Posted 21 days ago
Within a few months of the launch of the Arab uprisings in late 2010, the initial jubilation felt by some Arab liberals and their friends in the West gave way to fears that a democratic order in the Middle East would simply usher in a new tyranny in... Read more
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Aljazeera
Syria: Rebels make gains in major Hama offensiveas pro-government forces sought to counter a major rebel assault in an area of
Syria: Rebels make gains in major Hama offensive
Aljazeera / Posted 23 days ago
as pro-government forces sought to counter a major rebel assault in an area of strategic importance to President Bashar al-Assad. The offensive that began on Tuesday is the biggest coordinated rebel assault in Hama province since 2014,... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The real US Syria scandal: Supporting sectarian warPresident Barack Obama should have used US military force or more aggressive ar
The real US Syria scandal: Supporting sectarian war
Op-Ed News / Posted 23 days ago
President Barack Obama should have used US military force or more aggressive arms aid to strengthen the armed opposition to Assad. The easy answer is that the whole idea that there was a viable non-extremist force to be strengthened is a myth --... Read more
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The Hill
Saudi Arabia: The scapegoat of terrorismThere are some voices in the international media that are trying very hard to d
Saudi Arabia: The scapegoat of terrorism
The Hill / Posted 24 days ago
There are some voices in the international media that are trying very hard to draw an intellectual and ideological link between terrorism and Saudi Arabia. The question is: Can this claim be substantiated by facts? More importantly, how, when and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PF Keen On Declaring a State of Emergency in Zim, MDC Claimsurged President Robert Mugabe to ruthlessly and decisively crush protests in th
PF Keen On Declaring a State of Emergency in Zim, MDC Claims
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
urged President Robert Mugabe to ruthlessly and decisively crush protests in the same manner Syrian President Bashar Hafez al Assad moved to suppress dissent in his country. "Assad moved in decisively to crush it . . . Assad may have lost... Read more

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