Syria


Humanitarian Development In The Press Conferences But Not Enough On The Table At This Year’s G20

It was with an expected degree of irresolution that this year’s G20 Summit concluded in Hamburg, Germany, following discussions held over July 7th and 8th. Questions of Donald Trump’s presidency, in particular, dominated media coverage of the event as the American president engaged in publicized one-on-one meetings with Russia’s Vladimir […]


Potential Game Changer In Syria: Trump Abandons Failed CIA Program

President Donald Trump appears to be charting a coherent executive foreign policy that is the prerogative of every incumbent president, despite widespread opposition by the mainstream media, Congress, the Republican and Democratic establishments, and U.S. intelligence agencies, which have been at odds with President Trump since he proposed pragmatic cooperation […]


How The United States Chooses Its Battles

Last Thursday, The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, a bipartisan branch of Congress, held a hearing for activists to address the human rights violations that have allegedly been committed during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s anti-drug campaign. Duterte, since taking office, has already killed over 7,000 citizens, according to Human Rights […]


France And West African Nations Launch Force To Combat Militant Groups

On July 2nd, France alongside five African states, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, launched a multinational coalition to fight armed groups and violent extremists in the Sahel region. The meeting between France and the five African nations, formally known as the G5 Sahel Force, took place in the […]


US-Led Coalition Claims 603 Civilian Deaths In Iraq And Syria

A recent Operation Inherent Resolve report is claiming that 603 civilians have been killed in Iraq and Syria since they began in August 2014, as a result of US-led coalition airstrikes. These coalition airstrikes form part of an international campaign aimed at defeating ISIS. The purported death toll of 603 […]


Trump And Putin: The Commanders-In-Chief

The latest congregation of the most powerful nations of the world, which has been dubbed the G20, has rounded up in the German city of Hamburg with Heads of States and governments failing to convince America’s President Donald Trump to come back to the Paris Climate Change Agreement. However, attention […]


Jordan, Russia, And The U.S. Secure A Peace Deal For Syria’s Southwest

Russia, the U.S. and Jordan have reached a trilateral ceasefire agreement in Syria’s southwestern region, the BBC reports. The ceasefire comes at a crucial time in Syria’s six-year long civil war, as the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) continue their U.S.-backed campaign to clear the Islamic State (IS) from its […]


Cautious Optimism At The G20: Possible Russian-American Détente And Cooperation In Syria

The long awaited meeting between the leaders of the world’s two preeminent nuclear-armed superpowers, Russia and the United States of America, has finally happened after a painstaking few months of collective western hysteria and fear at the mere possibility of it happening. By all accounts the G20 meeting on the […]