ISIS, The United States and SDF Unite on the Battle Field Against Syria and Russia
Opinion

ISIS, The United States and SDF Unite on the Battle Field Against Syria and Russia

It has long been thought that the US proxy militia SDF is operating in collusion with ISIS in various parts of Syria. This has especially been the case in respect of Deir ez-Zor. In Deir ez-Zor, the Russian Defense Ministry has previously stated that the Syrian Arab Army and their allies are fired on most…

Uncle Sam vs. Russia in Eastern Syria: the Nightmare Scenario
Opinion

Uncle Sam vs. Russia in Eastern Syria: the Nightmare Scenario

The impending collapse of ISIS has touched off a race for territory in the oil-rich eastern part of Syria pitting US-backed forces against the Russian-led coalition of Syria, Iran and Hezbollah. This is the nightmare scenario that everyone wanted to avoid. Washington and Moscow’s armies are now converging on the same area at the same time greatly…

Make Afghanistan Great Again? Trump Touts ‘Delusional Gold Rush’ in ‘Graveyard of Empires’
Politics

Make Afghanistan Great Again? Trump Touts ‘Delusional Gold Rush’ in ‘Graveyard of Empires’

The people of Afghanistan are not going to profit from US mining rare-earth minerals there: it is always going to be the elite in that country and the foreign corporations, said journalist and foreign policy strategist Michael Hughes. President Trump met with Afghan leader Ashraf Ghani in New York on Thursday to discuss joint efforts…

The Killing of History
Opinion

The Killing of History

One of the most hyped “events” of American television, The Vietnam War, has started on the PBS network. The directors are Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. Acclaimed for his documentaries on the Civil War, the Great Depression and the history of jazz, Burns says of his Vietnam films, “They will inspire our country to begin…

Israel’s Stall-Forever ‘Peace’ Plan
Opinion

Israel’s Stall-Forever ‘Peace’ Plan

President Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, whom the President has entrusted with, among many other things, searching for an Israeli-Palestinian peace, said regarding that task: “We don’t want a history lesson. How does that help us get peace? Let’s not focus on that. We’ve read enough books.” He’s wrong. Without taking into account the history of this…