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Putin’s Syrian Wrecking Ball Is Exposing The West’s Negligence

Putin’s Syrian Wrecking Ball Is Exposing The West’s Negligence

Lee Jenkins October 6, 2015 0

The seemingly endless Syrian Civil War took a dramatic turn last week as Russian jets began a bombing campaign against anti-government groups from bases within Syria. The attacks come after months of Russian military

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ISIS Is a Symptom, Not The Illness

ISIS Is a Symptom, Not The Illness

Lee Jenkins September 15, 2014 0

Like so much of our breaking news, reports of the beheading of a British citizen by ISIS extremists broken on Twitter long before the mainstream media began their reports. The brutal murder further underlined

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The State Of Libya

The State Of Libya

Backbencher July 3, 2014 0

Contrary to a plethora of Western political analysis and media commentary following the 25 June 2014 general elections for the new Libyan parliament, the Council of Representatives, the State of Libya is not in

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Obama’s Amateur Hour Foreign Policy Legacy

Obama’s Amateur Hour Foreign Policy Legacy

Lee Jenkins June 19, 2014 0

On Iran, Syria, Ukraine, Libya and Iraq, Obama has stumbled from one crisis to another with seemingly limitless ineptitude It started well enough; in his first major foreign policy speech after election, Obama addressed the

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Jordanian regime eager for internal and external security

Jordanian regime eager for internal and external security

Mesrob Kassemdjian April 17, 2014 1

(Photo by Vyacheslav Argenberg) Mesrob Kassemdjian analyses the security situation in Jordan and recent events in Syria. The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a constitutional monarchy. The Hashemites have ruled Jordan for four generations,

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Social Media Is Helping, Not Hurting, Dictators

Social Media Is Helping, Not Hurting, Dictators

Lee Jenkins October 31, 2013 2

Access to social media networks is supposed to be the key to 21st century liberation movements. What’s gone wrong? We must start by dispelling a myth which has taken root in the West. It

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Is It Time To Just Let Assad Win?

Is It Time To Just Let Assad Win?

Lee Jenkins October 3, 2013 0

A regime victory is now the least bad outcome for Syria and the world. It’s cost over 100,000 dead, with millions languishing in refugee camps and swaths of ancient cities heartbreakingly destroyed by all

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Syria: Russia 1-0 USA

Syria: Russia 1-0 USA

Backbencher September 19, 2013 0

Putin and Lavrov have run rings around Obama and Kerry over Syria What now for American-Russian relations?  The Russian plan to see Bashar al-Assad remain in power in Syria and hand over his chemical

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The 5 Breeds Of Hawk Circling Syria

The 5 Breeds Of Hawk Circling Syria

Lee Jenkins September 12, 2013 0

As the war drums beat in Paris and Washington, we look at the five types of British hawk eager to get a piece of the action in Syria Maude Flanders Collective The vaguest but

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Endgame In Syria: 3 Scenarios Nobody Wanted

Endgame In Syria: 3 Scenarios Nobody Wanted

Lee Jenkins September 5, 2013 0

Too much blood has been spilled for a negotiated settlement acceptable to all sides. There’s now only three shows in town for a broken Syria Assad Victory Inconceivable as it may have seemed at

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