Daily Archive: February 10, 2018

The World Is on the Brink of War Once Again as All Hell Breaks Loose in Syria

The U.S.-led coalition conducted air and artillery strikes against pro-regime forces in Syria on Wednesday, killing over 100 pro-government fighters, CNN reports. According to the coalition’s statement, the strikes were carried out after forces allied with the Syrian government “initiated an unprovoked attack” against what CNN termed “a well-established Syrian Democratic Forces headquarters where coalition advisers were working with US-backed Syrian fighters.” CNN dubbed the U.S.-led...

Israel’s Worst Kept Secret: An Embarrassing Alliance with Egypt in Sinai

Last week, the New York Times’ Cairo bureau chief, David Kirkpatrick, published a purported expose of a hitherto secret Israeli campaign against Islamist insurgents in the northern Sinai. Since 2011, the militants, who were an amalgam of disgruntled Bedouin and Islamic State (IS) operatives, had launched attacks both against targets on a southern highway near Eilatand against Egyptian military targets...