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YPG’s short term gain for long term loss

The Asayish (Kurdish police) began its aggression against the pro-government militia force the National Defense Force (NDF) on 16th of August when it launched...

Demise of the “Caliphate”: ISIS-held territory shrinks and becomes a big...

The glorious days for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) are just a memory of the past. Now, the “caliphate” project seems...

Aleppo offensive becomes do-or-die for the Syrian Army

The massacre that took place inside the provincial capital of Aleppo on Monday has infuriated the people of this historical Syrian city. The overwhelming majority of civilians...

Washington Post gets exposed, and all major U.S. ‘News’ media refuse...

Eric Zuesse The most important news-story since the U.S. Presidential election has been the blockbuster by Glenn Greenwald and Ben Norton at The Intercept, headlining...

This Is No ‘New Cold War’; It’s Far Worse Than That.

World War III — the first (and final) nuclear war — has never been so likely as it is now. Eric Zuesse, originally posted at...

Turkey’s New Relationship with Russia — and Assad

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org. Until the July 15th U.S.-backed (or so the Turkish government alleges) coup-attempt to overthrow Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan, Erdogan...

The latest delusion of Sultan Erdogan: a protectorate in northern Syria

Reports have emerged about Turkey's real agenda for northern Syria after a recent Erdogan tour to the Gulf States. According to Al-Monitor, Ankara outlined...

Airstrikes, sieges, and double standards

Some of the most recent news to dominate coverage of the Syrian War has been exceptional in that it highlights the victims of coalition...

Is Erdogan mad enough to invade Syria?

The Russia Defense Ministry said today it has reasons to believe that Turkey is more likely planning a military invasion in neighboring Syria in...

Why kicking out international media from Syria is a very bad...

We have seen some unacceptable instances where international journalists have been kicked out (asked to leave) from Syria accused of “untruthful reporting”. This while...