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Qassem Soleimani’s Assassination has Backfired on the US and Israel

By: Marco Carnelos Middle east Eye If the killing was meant to push Iran back, it has failed abysmally. Soleimani's ability to maintain a modicum of stability outweighed any benefits that his death could have brought.Two years have…
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US Department of Defense 2022 Budget Analysis in Syria

Table (1) US Department of Defense Budget Comparison in Syria (2017-2020)
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Admit It: The United States Has Already Lost in Syria

by : THE NATION INTEREST , Ali Demirdas From Vietnam to Afghanistan to Iraq, Washington has repeatedly proven that nation-building is not where its strength lies. Perhaps nothing better epitomizes the abysmal failure of Washington’s…
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US military strategy in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria; Arrangements and Differentiations

By Amir Hamed Azad, Middle East Expert Arrangements in Iraq and SyriaDuring the Trump presidency after the peace agreement with the Taliban on February 29, 2020, the United States pledged to withdraw all coalition forces, including non-diplomatic…
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America talks big about “human rights”: We should be ashamed of that hypocrisy

By : Elayne Clift , Salon Human rights: It's a term tossed around all too easily, a hollow piece of rhetoric practiced mostly in the breach, a faux cliché uttered in fragile times. It's a mantra lacking moral conviction and humane behavior,…
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US Forces to Stay in Iraq and Syria

by : Elijah J. Magnier , Al Mayadeen US President Joe Biden has said his forces will stay in Iraq under a different title and will no longer be identified as “combat forces” by the end of 2021, rather as “trainers and advisors”.…
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US Fuels Syrian War with New Arms Supplies to Al Qaeda Terrorists

By: Dilyana Gaytandzhieva, arms watchThe Pentagon is buying $2.8 billion worth of weapons for conflict zones around the world. Most of the weapons are destined for Syria.A number of propaganda videos published by Hayat Tahrir Al Sham (formerly…
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Consent That’s Manufactured By Propaganda Is Not Informed Consent

By: Caitlin Johnstone, caitlinjohnstone.com A new Twitter post by Secretary of State Tony Blinken reads as follows: Like pretty much everything ever said by Blinken, and indeed by every US secretary of state, this is an absolute lie.Firstly,…
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US Bombs Syria And Ridiculously Claims Self Defense

By: Caitlin Johnstone , Substack On orders of President Biden, the United States has launched an airstrike on a facility in Syria. As of this writing the exact number of killed and injured is unknown, with early reports claiming "a handful"…

Withdrawing Troops from Iraq and Syria Is Biden’s Best Play to Avoid War in the Middle East

by : Military.com , Daniel L. Davis For the fifth time in two weeks, Iran conducted major military drills Jan. 19, with the show of force coming two days after the U.S. flew B-52 Stratofortresses near Iranian airspace.If the Biden administration's…