Tag: Putin

 Israel bombard Iran’s positions around Damascus   

Israel said its forces “hit all of Iran’s infrastructure in Syria“, commenting on the attacks it launched in response to the firing of rockets from Syria at Israeli military bases in the Golan Heights, at dawn on Thursday. Hours after the Israeli strikes, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel had hit all of Iran’s…

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

The Syrian armed conflict entered its seventh year and the violence continues unabated, so much to become the world’s deadliest ongoing conflict. The multisided war has wracked a country whose survival is still at stake and since the beginning of the crisis in 2011, the humanitarian situation has deeply worsened. Syria has continuously witnessed human…

The Spanish deadlock in Catalonia

A referendum was held on 1 October 2017 to decide whether Catalonia, an autonomous region of northeastern Spain, should declare itself an independent country. This was declared illegal and incompatible by the Spanish Constitution. An extensive police report delivered to the Court on December 15 concluded that the independence movement had systematically encouraged “hatred” of…

How Does Russia Interfere With Western Elections

Former FBI director James B. Comey answering questions from senators about his interactions with President Trump. During more than two hours of testimony, Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee he believed Trump had directed him to drop an FBI probe into the Republican president’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn as part of the broader Russia…

Aleppo Is Dying While We Are Watching

The Syrian army has announced to be close to the total control of Aleppo. Day by day, the moment of the final showdown is approaching. The limited information that filters from Aleppo, once among the most important cities in Syria, tells of human and architectural wreckage occupying every living space. There still are people in…