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How Putin Sugar-Coated Erdogan’s Retreat in Syria

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (REUTERS/Christian Hartmann) By Scott Ritter This week’s meeting between Presidents Putin and Erdogan in Moscow was cast as preventing a war between Russia and Turkey in Syria. War, however, was never on the horizon. Putin called Erdogan’s … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Tattered Islamic Credentials by Sheikh Imran Hosein

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Eva Bartlett with George Galloway on the Syrian Conflict

In London, I was on George Galloway’s The Mother Of All Talkshows Sunday night to discuss Syria. George gives an excellent introduction on the nature of systematic, paid-for, organized, deliberate, war propaganda on Syria, to deceive people and whitewash the … Continue reading

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Israel’s Secret Program to Back Syrian Rebels

Fighters were armed and paid to keep Iranian-linked forces away from Israel’s border. Israel secretly armed and funded at least 12 rebel groups in southern Syria that helped prevent Iran-backed fighters and militants of the Islamic State from taking up … Continue reading

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Who are Sultan Erdogan’s Allies in Syria?

Turkey-backed Free Syrian Army fighters at a training camp in Azaz, Syria. (REUTERS/Osman Orsal) Around 25,000 Free Syrian Army rebels are joining the Turkish military operation in northern Syria with the goal of recapturing Arab towns and villages seized by … Continue reading

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Erdogan: We’ll Flood Europe With Syrian Refugees Unless ‘Safe Zone’ Established

Background image courtesy of Globalo.com, modified by me. Click image to enlarge. “We will be forced to open the gates. We cannot be forced to handle the burden alone,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned on Thursday while demanding that … Continue reading

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Is ISIL Really Defeated? | Inside Story

ISIL once controlled territory in Syria and Iraq equivalent to the size of Great Britain, and imposed its version of Islamic rule on millions. The group’s fighters were defeated in Iraq two years ago, and it appears their dream of … Continue reading

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Syrian Tango. Art and Dance Reviving Syria’s Soul

The war in Syria made art redundant. Most artists emigrated. Some stayed, or came back, to share something special. With RT Documentary, discover a sculptor who adorns tunnels left by rebel fighters, a daring street dancer, a gallery owner and … Continue reading

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Where Childhood Died: Former Syrian Child Soldiers and Their Emotional Scars

During the war in Syria, children in areas controlled by Islamist groups were involuntarily recruited as fighters and forced to witness barbaric executions. The Syrian Army has now taken back control, but these children are still haunted by what they … Continue reading

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Trump’s Syria Deception

In Part II of our series Trump Expanding the Empire, Abby Martin addresses the surprise order from Trump that he was “ending the war” in Syria. Having drastically escalated the war in Syria and Iraq, find out what’s behind the … Continue reading

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