Posts Tagged: Syria
The Islamic State is less a product of Islamist extremism than the legacy of Saddam Hussein.
The regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad may not be as close to the brink as reported.
Except that in Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s world both sides of the sword are death dealing.
The Islamic State’s real battle is against the Middle-East’s illegitimate regimes, not the West.
The Islamic State’s initial attempts at governing have been disrupted by Western airstrikes.
While reports of Ebola in the Islamic State have yet to be confirmed, an outbreak would not only present a crisis but opportunities for both it and the West.
Glossing over the Islamic State’s ultraviolence doesn’t help to make the case for non-intervention.
Hezbollah has squandered any credibility as revolutionaries it had left by supporting the Assad regime in Syria.
By attacking rebels less extreme than the Islamic State, the U.S. almost seems to be doing Syria’s bidding.
For the Islamic State, making the trains run on time doesn’t quite cover a multitude of sins.