Syrian Pandora’s Box
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Syrian Pandora’s Box

The troubled Middle Eastern region is in the throes of war and chaos yet again with blood being spilt, mounting casualties and millions of refugees. This time around, the target happens to be Syria. Its people have been suffering for many years now at the hands of terrorists, generously funded and armed by various external…

The Battle for Idlib: Did Erdogan Capitulate to Putin in Moscow?
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The Battle for Idlib: Did Erdogan Capitulate to Putin in Moscow?

There was a celebration in Syria when Russia announced a ceasefire agreement with Turkey on March 3 following a six-hour meeting between Presidents Erdogan and Putin in Moscow. Under the agreement, Erdogan agreed to pull back Turkish forces and not to contest territory that Syria had recently reclaimed from terrorist groups in eastern Aleppo and…

The New Idlib Ceasefire Forces Turkey-Backed Extremists to Fall Back
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The New Idlib Ceasefire Forces Turkey-Backed Extremists to Fall Back

Turkey increased its military invasion of Syria last month to prevent the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) from liberating Idlib province from the occupation of terrorists, who are supported by Turkey and had been supported by the US before 2017 when President Trump cut off their funding through the CIA. The invasion of thousands of troops…

Putin Helps Erdogan Climb Down from the Tree with a Ceasefire Agreement
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Putin Helps Erdogan Climb Down from the Tree with a Ceasefire Agreement

President Vladimir Putin agreed to meet his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who came to Moscow seeking a ceasefire he could not announce unilaterally on the battlefield, where he has lost momentum. Thousands of Turkish soldiers were pushed onto the frontline against the Syrian army and its allies because the tens of thousands of jihadists…

France’s Fingerprints Are All Over Terrorist Groups in Idlib Syria
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France’s Fingerprints Are All Over Terrorist Groups in Idlib Syria

FRANCE 24’s Wassim Nasr, a specialist in jihadist networks, recently spoke via Skype with French recruiter Omar Omsen, the head of the jihadist group Furkat-al-Ghuraba, an Al Qaeda affiliate in Idlib. There are numerous French terrorists in Idlib today, fighting to establish an Islamic state out of a small piece of secular Syria. Their dream is a Sunni…

Flashpoints in Southern Syria Seek to Divide/Distract Syrian Gains in Idlib
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Flashpoints in Southern Syria Seek to Divide/Distract Syrian Gains in Idlib

Turkey and Israel continue their aggression against Syria in an increasingly overt and direct manner – and at the cost of what little if anything remained of either nation’s regional or international credibility. Now there is news of violence erupting in southern Syria in Daraa along the Syrian-Jordanian border in a replay of the initial…