Day: April 7, 2017

Syria: The Toxic Meltdown

Syria: The Toxic Meltdown

April 7, 2017
“These heinous acts by the Assad regime cannot be tolerated.” Thus spoke the President of the United States. Instant translation; Donald Trump – and/or the alphabet soup of US intelligence agencies, w…
Syria and the Call of the Quagmire

Syria and the Call of the Quagmire

April 7, 2017
After the Soviet Union launched a full-scale invasion of Afghanistan in December 1979, President Jimmy Carter remarked to a television interviewer that this event had “made a more dramatic change in m…
Moscow Led Afghan Peace

Moscow Led Afghan Peace

April 7, 2017
Russia, China, Pakistan and Iran are all in favor of direct talks with Taliban leadership while India is reluctant to support such a move fearing it may legitimize the insurgents. The Kremlin’s appoin…