Posts Tagged: president assad
Russia’s attempts to keep Islamist extremism at bay will only backfire.
What’s the point of the UN Security Council if its members can’t even sign resolutions holding the Syrian government accountable for its crimes?
With each UN Security Council veto, Syrian President Assad increased the intensity of his attacks on his own people.
Russia and China enabled Syrian President Assad’s war on his own people.
Russian success in Syria may have a trickle-down effect on its other ventures such as Ukraine.
Washington has been focused on deposing Syrian President Assad to secure oil fields and pipeline corridors for Western oil companies.
The Islamic State’s atrocities provide cover for the almost equally brutal Jabhat al-Nusra to operate.
Who’s more credible: Seymour Hersh or Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdoğan?
Like the Pakistan military and ISI, Syrian President Assad may be aiding jihadists who operate on his own soil.
Russia’s resistance to refer Syria to the ICC runs counter to President Putin’s current campaign to be seen as the good guy focused on diplomatic solutions.