Tag: war

Syria: key events of 2018

Earlier this month, US President Donald Trump declared victory against ISIL and announced the withdrawal of approximately 2000 American troops from Syria – a move that has attracted controversy at home and abroad. His fellow Republicans have labelled it a ‘huge’ mistake that may lead to further insurgency, undermine efforts to counter Iranian and Russian influence in…

Return of assassinations to Idlib: a new stage ?

On Thursday 26th April, Idlib witnessed a large-scale campaign of assassinations of military figures, leaders and operatives belonging to various armed factions, including the Sham Liberation Organization, the Turkestan Islamic Party and the Free Army. The assassinations were mostly carried out by security cells and by direct fire, from private cars and motorcycles. The cells…

Syria 7th anniversary: the use of chemical weapons as a game changer

The industry of change

Coward of the County  

The Strip of Gaza Today: the Never Ending Conflict

Syria: sex for aid. Women, war and charities

The Kurdish conundrum. The new crux in the Syrian conflict

The Congo and the politics of human cruelty

New jihadist group is likely to emerge in Syria