Russia’s UN Ambassador Argues Bombing of Syrian Army Was Intentional

Vitaly Churkin (Russian Federation) on Syria – Security Council Media Stakeout (17 September 2016) The US’ sudden attempt to “help” the Syrian army fighting ISIS in the eastern city of Deir ez-Zor, which resulted in a strike that killed and injured dozens of soldiers, does not look like an honest mistake, Russia’s UN envoy told…

US Airstrikes Kill 62 Syrian Soldiers, Injure over 100

At 17:00 US-Led coalition attacked number of Syrian Arab Army points in Dair al-Zoor during an ISIS attack. The Airstrikes were conducted by two F-16s, two A-10s and AH-64 Apache gunships; targeted Syrian Arab Army defensive points and some armor around Dair al-Zoor military airport, specifically in al-Thardea mountain which oversees Dair al-Zoor military airbase….

Research Paper: Kurdish Self-Governance in Syria: Survival and Ambition

Kurdish Question A research paper entitled ‘Kurdish Self-governance in Syria: Survival and Ambition’ has been published by the Middle East North Africa Programme at Chatham House, an independent policy institute based in London. Written by academic Ghadi Sary, the paper is an in-depth critical look at the ongoing historical process in Syria and Rojava. Summary…