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Syria: The Water Remains Muddy

Syria: The Water Remains Muddy

Backbencher June 24, 2013 1

With the situation in Syria turning to chemical weapons, the international community are finally taking action. Last week President Obama finally spoke out and announced what Britain and France already knew, that the Assad

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guard In Syria

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard In Syria

Backbencher June 22, 2013 0

The Guardians of Iran’s Revolution are deeply involved in the Syrian Civil War and are stepping up their efforts. The ZF’s (Zionist Federation) campaign on the Iranian Revolutionary Guards has shown definitive proof of

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Russia Resurgent

Russia Resurgent

Lee Jenkins June 20, 2013 1

The Russian Bear is out of hibernation, and he’s more than a little grumpy. For the last ten years the focus of geopolitics wonks and geeks has been the growing economic and military clout

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Egypt cuts off all diplomatic ties with Syria – What does this mean for the region’s security?

Egypt cuts off all diplomatic ties with Syria – What does this mean for the region’s security?

Derek Van De Ven June 17, 2013 1

In front of a packed audience in Cairo, Egypt’s president Mohammed Morsi announced that his government would be shutting down the Syrian embassy in Cairo and sending all Syrian diplomats home. Morsi also announced

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The UK’s aid in Syira

Backbencher June 10, 2013 2

By Rachel Auld Syria is situated, as most of us know next to some very hostile countries and the crisis in the country has had a knock-on effect in Lebanon and Israel.  A country

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A Turkish Spring? Not Yet

A Turkish Spring? Not Yet

Backbencher June 6, 2013 0

Talk of a Turkish Revolution are overdone. It is now almost a week since protests in Turkey have brought the country to international attention, sparked by the government’s decision to demolish Gezi Park. In

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The Tinderbox of the Middle East

Backbencher May 31, 2013 0

Stephanie Surface analyses and links the historical roots and current scenarios for the conflict in Syria. Some of the seeds of the current tinderbox situation in the Middle East seemed to have been planted

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The Eagle & The Bear: US-Russian Rivalry

The Eagle & The Bear: US-Russian Rivalry

Backbencher May 30, 2013 0

How over is over?  Or are Russia and America doomed to be rivals?  Since the Arab Spring started, particularly in Syria, tensions between the United States and the Russian Federation have appeared.  But did

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Hague’s Dangerous Game in Syria

Hague’s Dangerous Game in Syria

Backbencher May 30, 2013 0

Noble intentions in Syria may cause more problems than they solve The decision of European Union foreign ministers to withdraw their arms embargo on Syria this week is a significant gesture in a civil

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Britain & Syria: No Road To Damascus

Britain & Syria: No Road To Damascus

Lee Jenkins May 22, 2013 0

Britain has few cards to play in Syria, but its playing them well. On Monday Foreign Secretary William Hague addressed the House to reaffirm the British position on the crisis in Syria. By far

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