Daily Archive: October 11, 2019

US Forces will Not Likely Withdraw from Syria This Year

Notwithstanding President Donald Trump’s announcement of the deal with his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to tactically withdraw US forces from specific locations in occupied north-east Syria- and in consequence to leave the Syrian Kurds to their fate- the departure of US forces from Syria is highly implausible. These US forces have established several military bases and airports, offering logistic...

Checkmate? US Partisan Smash-up Sparks Turbocharged Russia-China Alliance

Convinced of its invincibility, even as partisan politics threatens to topple Washington, US policymakers remained strangely oblivious to the dangers of a resurgent Russia-China alliance. Although it may be too early to call ‘check mate’ on the US just yet, the nuclear superpower finds itself increasingly restrained. Although it is easily forgotten in these clinically insane ‘Times of Trump,’ the...