Meanwhile regime-allied forces have retaken a strategically important artillery base in Aleppo, threatening a renewed siege.
Originally published on March 23, 2016, revised on March 24, 2016. The crises in Ukraine and Syria have undermined the geopolitical balance that has kept us safe for generations It’s perhaps an outdated cliche that voters do not care about foreign policy. Thanks to the horrific news in Brussels, terrorism in Paris, the chaos in […]
Five years ago the world was glued to Twitter, Internet news agencies, and live television, where one could watch the “old world order” fall apart in real time. On December 19, 2010, Mohamed Bouazizi’s vegetable cart, his livelihood, was seized by Tunisian police. He lit himself on fire, perhaps the only method of protest which […]
The Azov Regiment has declared that a video, in which men, presenting themselves as Azov members, burn the Dutch flag and threaten to carry out terrorist attacks if the Netherlands fails to ratify the EU Association Agreement with Ukraine, is fake. Yesterday’s live coverage of the Ukraine conflict can be found here. Please help The […]
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The Kremlin has finally admitted what other governments and experts have been saying for weeks – that the Metrojet flight downed over the Sinai on October 31 was destroyed by a bomb. FSB chief Aleksandr Bortnikov told President Putin during a for-camera briefing that traces of explosives had been found among the wreckage. Welcome to […]
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