No, Assad Didn’t “Win” the War, He Was Compelled by Putin to “Compromise”
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No, Assad Didn’t “Win” the War, He Was Compelled by Putin to “Compromise”

It’s misleading to assert that Assad “won” the war even though he still remains in office as the country’s democratically elected and legitimate leader since Putin compelled him to “compromise” on several important issues after the Liberation of Aleppo and accept a political reality completely at odds with what one would otherwise expect from a…

The “Deal of the Century” (2): The US Wants Iran to Forget About Palestine and Accept Negotiations
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The “Deal of the Century” (2): The US Wants Iran to Forget About Palestine and Accept Negotiations

Israel is using its influence over the US establishment to try to impose the “Deal of the Century” to enable Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to officially occupy the West Bank. This would violate the Oslo agreement signed in 1993 and legalise all illegal Israeli settlements in Oslo-designated zone C of the occupied West Bank. The…

The “Yemen Bill” Trump Just Vetoed Never Had Anything to do With Yemen
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The “Yemen Bill” Trump Just Vetoed Never Had Anything to do With Yemen

Donald Trump has just vetoed a bill passed by the US Congress which would have ended American financial support for the Saudi led coalition in the Yemen conflict. When the bill was passed by both the House of Representatives and Senate, many were surprised that an otherwise pro-war and pro-interventionist group of politicians would support…