Trump Practically Apologized to Pakistan and Begged for Its Help in Afghanistan
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Trump Practically Apologized to Pakistan and Begged for Its Help in Afghanistan

Trump wrote a letter to the Pakistani Prime Minister asking him for assistance in facilitating peace talks with the Taliban. The news came as a surprise considering that it’s happening just weeks after Trump disrespected Pakistan on Twitter by claiming that it uses the US for aid while supposedly being insincere in its stated anti-terrorist…

The US Might Withdraw from Syria If a “No-Fly Zone” Is Imposed in the Northeast
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The US Might Withdraw from Syria If a “No-Fly Zone” Is Imposed in the Northeast

The US Special Representative for Syria hinted at an interesting idea during a press conference Monday afternoon when he answered a question about when American troops might finally leave Syria by reminding the attendees that the US was “present not in northern Iraq but over northern Iraq in Operation Northern Watch for 13 years”, suggesting…

How Middle East Dictators Bring Their Western Allies Down
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How Middle East Dictators Bring Their Western Allies Down

Middle East dictators, we like to believe, live in heaven. They have palaces, servants, vast and wealthy families, millions of obedient people and loyal armies who constantly express their love for their leader, not to mention huge secret police forces to ensure they don’t forget this, and masses of weapons to defend themselves, supplied, usually,…