Raqqa: A City Laid Waste, The Law Laid Low


We must demonstrate that those who have committed the most serious crimes of international concern can have no place to hide. There must be no impunity for the horrendous acts taking place on a daily basis in Syria. There must be justice for the victims. It may take a long time…

China Aims to Convert Syria into a Strategic Territory


The potential end of the war in Syria has already started to attract investors for the country’s reconstruction and its millions of peoples’ rehabilitation and employment. While no one country can single-handedly put Syria back on track, not every country’s economic investment in Syria…

What Does the Supply of S-300 Systems to Syria Mean?


The accidental downing of a Russian military plane by the Syrian air defence system is no longer accidental because of the fact the Russian authorities believe that the incident occurred due to the activity of a third party, Israel. The incident itself notwithstanding, the developments…

Top Secret, America Targets Palmyra


It has now become clear that America’s recent military buildup around Syria is far more serious than suspected. Analysts have predicted a third in the most recent series of fake gas attacks on Syria civilians since 2015, there were several earlier as well, and a predicted US military…

Iran Maneuvers to “Contain the US” in Syria


Apart from Russia, it is Iran that has a legitimate presence in Syria, and has fought directly to prevent the fall of Assad from power. Over the last six years of Syrian war, Iran’s role and character has expanded and changed from sending military advisers and fighters to becoming…

The Deep State’s “Soft War” on Russia and Turkey


On September 18, 2018, Russia and Turkey announced an agreement intended to prevent a humanitarian disaster in Idlib Province, an area of Syria adjacent to Turkey, an area ruled by “rebels.” Some aspects of the pact are clear, a demilitarized zone to be policed by Russia and…

What the Idlib Deal Means for the Syrian War


While a crisis has been prevented in Idlib through a deal between Russia and Turkey, the deal in itself also contains sufficient substance that brings America’s role in Syria down to zero. This becomes particularly evident when we compare the same kind of deals made regarding Aleppo…

Russia’s Emerging as the Ultimate Champion of the Middle East


After being absent as a geopolitical force to be reckoned with in the Middle East for almost two decades, Russia is now seeking ways to downscale Washington’s presence in the region by becoming a pillar of regional security. And it seems that this time around Moscow has every chance…

Syrian-Russian Victory Only Way to Avenge Israeli-French Strikes


Western and Russian media sources have reported an alleged joint Israeli-French strike on Syria on September 17. The attack included Israeli warplanes and French missile frigates operating in the Mediterranean off Syria’s coast. Amid the attack, a Russian Il-20 reconnaissance…

Syria’s Endgame: Friends of the Republic against Terrorist Sympathizers


Recently, the armed forces of the Syrian Arab Republic (SAR) have managed to secure the better part of all strategically important areas of the country. The turning point in the Syrian war was a rather symbolic liberation of the city of Daraa which played a pivotal role in…

The Monster of Idlib


On September 3, 2018, in a “Tweet,” Donald Trump warned Russia, Syria and Iran that any attempt to kill the monster of Idlib would be resisted in some manner by the US. The monster, you see, is Donald Trump’s pet and Idlib, a region in Northwest Syria, is where he keeps it. It feeds on…

Idlib: Al Qaeda’s Last Stand


The United States has raised tensions further amid Syria’s ongoing conflict. It has issued a threat in the form of a “warning” against Damascus against retaking the northern region of Idlib. More specifically, the US has accused Damascus of preparing chemical weapon attacks as part of…

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