Can Iran Push Russia to Action in the South Caucasus?

Yeghia Tashjian Moscow and Tehran’s mutual ally, Armenia, is feeling the pressure of NATO-backed Azerbaijan’s assault on its sovereignty. It is in both countries’ geopolitical and security interests not to allow Yerevan to fall Azerbaijan’s latest aggression against Armenia comes as no surprise to South Caucasus watchers. Baku’s attacks on several provinces along Armenia’s eastern border…

Greece Follows a Two-Faced Policy toward Turkey

Steven Sahiounie On September 10, two Greek Coast Guard boats opened fire on a Turkish cargo ship with an international crew while it sailed in international waters. The “Anatolian” was attacked off the northwestern Turkish island of Bozcaada. Turkey reported no casualties in the attack but has demanded an immediate investigation. After two Turkish Coast Guard ships…

Bouthaina Shaaban: A Footnote

Bouthaina Shaaban Because they cannot stop igniting wars in one part of the globe or another, that is the most pending danger NATO countries constitute to the welfare of human beings everywhere. Professor John Mearsheimer said the war in Ukraine will be a footnote in the history books written about the world changes this war…

Saad Hariri and the Collapse of Lebanon

William Van Wagenen The Syrian regime-change war and Lebanon’s economic collapse happened under Saad Hariri’s watch, but the Future Movement leader is seldom mentioned for the pivotal role he played in Lebanon’s unravelling In 2005, US neoconservatives centered around then-Vice President Dick Cheney’s office began collaborating with Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan, defected former Syrian Vice…

Chain of Corruption: How the White Helmets Compromised OPCW Investigations in Syria

Aaron Maté By enlisting the sectarian insurgent-allied, US-funded White Helmets for chemical weapons probes in Syria, the OPCW abandoned impartiality and broke its fundamental rules for collecting evidence. Before it mired the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in an international cover-up scandal, the April 2018 probe of an alleged gas attack in the Syrian…

Shamima Begum: Spy for Canada Smuggled Schoolgirl to Syria

The issue of multinational terrorists has been the focus of Syria observers for a quite long time, as tens of thousands of jihadists and their wives marched to Syria to fight the “evil dictator”, bring down the “infidel regime”, and establish an Islamic state based on Sharia laws, where justice prevails for the Islamic Umma,…

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Bombing Near Russian Embassy in Kabul

The Cradle This is the first time a foreign mission was targeted in Afghanistan directly, since the Taliban regained power in 2021 ISIS has claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack in Kabul, which claimed the lives of two Russian diplomats and at least four Afghan civilians on 5 September. The suicide attack targeted the entrance of the…

For 18 Months, as ISIS Advanced, the US Did Nothing to Stop Them

William Van Wagenen Collusion with terror: For 18 months, until the Russian Air Force entered Syrian skies, the US did absolutely nothing to stop ISIS from taking over swathes of Syria and Iraq In 2017, US and allied Kurdish forces bombarded the city of Raqqa, the bastion of ISIS in Syria and the de-facto capital of…

Where is Ayman al-Zawahiri or His Body?

Jeremy Kuzmarov Taliban Said They Have Not Found Body of al-Qaeda Leader Allegedly Assassinated in a CIA Drone Strike On August 1st, Joe Biden emerged from COVID-induced isolation to give a dramatic press conference in which he announced the killing of Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden’s top deputy who was believed to be a mastermind…