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The US carried out an air strike on a Syrian airbase in what they claimed was retaliation for an alleged chemical attack on Khan Sheikhoun, which killed 74 people including 11 children, on April 4th 2017. The strike was carried … Continue reading
Shock vote defeat derails campaign for Syrian intervention With the loss of the UK parliamentary vote on August 29th 2013 a serious blow was dealt to the West’s march to military intervention in Syria. The débâcle of the vote far … Continue reading
The Syrian uprising could be entering its final bloody phase. Prompted by the recent successes of the Free Syrian Army (FSA), discussions have turned to the question of how long Assad can cling to power. Many observers, including myself writing … Continue reading
With the aid of a five month bombing campaign by NATO it would seem that the rebels are within touching distance of their aim to topple Muammar Gaddafi. They have taken the towns of Zawiyah and Gharyan which are within … Continue reading