Tag: East Ghouta

Putin in Syria: At Least 40 Reported Dead After Missiles Strike Market In Douma

October 30, 2015

LIVE UPDATES: At least 40 people are reported to have been killed after surface-to-surface missiles struck a market place in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta today. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here.

The Siege of Obama and the Barracks of Assad

September 4, 2013

This article is a translation from September 2, and is a snapshot in time. Some of the information has changed since this has been published. For instance, there are more American warships heading to the Mediterranean, Congress now looks like it is closer to authorizing strikes, new public opinion polls show a shift in momentum […]

Russia Doubles Down On its Support for Assad

August 23, 2013

Russia has been a staunch supporter of Syrian President Bashar al Assad. Since the crisis in Syria began in 2011, Russia has repaired Assad’s attack helicopters, has delivered weapons and munitions to the Syrian regime, and has continuously blocked all actions by the United Nations Security Council, even when those actions only consisted of statements […]