Why Did the US Sabotage President Putin’s Peace Plan for Syria?

Secretary of State Pompeo’s direct and fiery demand earlier this week that Iran withdraw from Syria overshadowed President Putin’s indirect and polite request during last week’s Sochi Summit for the same, thereby putting Syria on the spot in having to publicly deny that any such talks were ongoing in order to “save face”, though the …

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Predicting What a Syrian Peace Deal Would Look Like

For the first time since the Hybrid War of Terror on Syria started, the country finally appears to be nearing a “political settlement” to the conflict. The Meaning Of True Friendship Syria might very well see the conclusion of a formal peace deal by the end of the year, and it’s all because of President …

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Russia Is in the Middle East to Halt the War, Not Take Part in the Iran-Israel Conflict

Frequent misconceptions surround the Russian role in the Middle East, and particularly its role in Syria. Many Syrians claim to see Russia attacking Israel or delivering to the Syrian government all its advanced weapons, technology and modern jets so these can be used against Israel’s continuous violation of its air space and invasion of its …

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The Putin-Assad Summit in Sochi Proved That “Balancing” Yields Results

Russia’s “balancing” strategy was vindicated yesterday after the Syrian President came to Sochi and announced his country’s full participation in the post-Daesh constitutional revisionism process. Restoring The “Balance” President Putin’s feting of “Israeli” “Prime Minister” Benjamin Netanyahu as his guest of honor during last week’s Victory Day celebrations shocked many people who were hitherto unaware …

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Explaining Trump’s Bombing of Syria and Syria’s Response to “Israel”

Trump’s bombing of Syria last month and the Arab Republic’s robust response to ”Israeli” aggression last week are both attributable to their heightened threat assessments of these situations. People are still talking about why Trump decided to bomb Syria last month, and even more are wondering what was behind the country’s robust response to “Israeli” …

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Get Ready for the New Middle East Battlefield: The Golan

The exchange of missiles last week on the Syrian-Israeli border was anything but normal. This firefight established new rules of engagement in the Levant, and made the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights an “operational theater” in the Syrian conflict overnight. The mainstream media’s version of events began with Israel retaliating against Iranian missile strikes, and the IDF …

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Lebanese President Michel Aoun meets with Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri, and Lebanese Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri at the presidential palace in Baabda, Lebanon, 2018

Israel Threatened All Lebanese When It Equated Their State with Hezbollah

An Israeli security cabinet minister ominously wrote on Twitter that “Hezbollah=Lebanon” and promised that “The State of Israel will not differentiate between the sovereign State of Lebanon and Hezbollah, and will view Lebanon as responsible for any action from within its territory”. Education Minister Naftali Bennett was responding to Hezbollah’s impressive gains in the first …

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Could it be Any Clearer? Russia is “Urging” Syria to “Compromise”, Now!

The Putin-Netanyahu Summit on Victory Day really did change everything, and Russia is no longer shy about showing the world its desire to “balance” “Israel” and Iran in Syria. It couldn’t get any clearer – Russia is without a doubt “urging” Syria to “compromise” on a so-called “political solution” to its long-running crisis, and to …

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What’s the Meaning of Morocco Cutting Off Ties with Iran?

Seemingly out of nowhere, the international media has focused on the ordinarily uninteresting event of the North African Kingdom of Morocco cutting off ties with Iran, with the global attention given to this diplomatic decision meant to hype up the so-called “Hezbollah threat” and prompt Saudi Arabia’s other fellow coalition members in Africa to follow …

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