Tag archive for ‘Syria’
Niall McCarthy On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Nearly 13 Million Syrians Are Displaced

As the west contemplates military action in response to the suspected chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria, Russia has warned the US that air strikes risk starting a new war. That could lead to an even greater More...

Louis Rene Beres On Monday, April 16th, 2018

The US, Russia, and Syria — What to Worry About Next

By Louis René Beres “Where there were great military actions, there lies whitening now the jawbone of an ass.” – Saint-John Perse (French poet, 1887-1975) More than likely, the recent allied strikes against More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, April 14th, 2018

Russia Warns of ‘Consequences’ To Western Strikes in Syria

Russia’s ambassador in Washington Anatoly Antonov said in a statement immediately after the first strikes on Syria: “Actions by the United States and its allies in Syria would entail consequences for which More...

- On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

Trump Warns Russia on Twitter: Missiles ‘Will Be Coming’ In Syria

US President Donald Trump warned Russia Wednesday on Twitter of a forthcoming response to the suspected chemical attack in Syria. US president  blasting Moscow for standing by Syrian President Bashar Assad, More...

Louis Rene Beres On Thursday, April 5th, 2018

Donald Trump, Syria and the Prevention of Genocide

By Louis René Beres  President Donald Trump recently announced his intention to get out of Syria, “very soon.” The president’s stated intention here could soon run starkly counter to More...

Yoav Fromer On Monday, February 12th, 2018

From Russia Without Love

  This isn’t the response we expected from our “friends” in Moscow. Instead of warning the Iranians, or at least taking a neutral stand, the Kremlin didn’t really leave any doubt as to whose side More...

Ron Ben-Yishai On Monday, January 1st, 2018

Israeli Army’s Achievements in 2017 Marred by Political Attacks

The year 2017 was a good year in terms of security. There is no external existential threat against the State of Israel, and there was no real threat on the sovereignty and routine life in Israel either. Moreover, More...

Roi Kais On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

Israel Attacks Iranian Base Near Damascus, Reports

  Arab media outlets reported Saturday Israel attacked an Iranian base near the town of al-Kiswah, 15 kilometers southwest of Syrian capital Damascus. Arab-language Sky News reported that Israeli fighter jets More...

Alex Fishman On Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Israel-Iran Conflict in Syria Reaching Point of No Return

The open Israel-Iran conflict on Syrian soil is increasingly reaching a point of no return. The Iranian regime, it seems, isn’t taking the public warnings issued by the Israeli defense establishment heads seriously More...

Louis Rene Beres On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Israel’s Preemption Lesson

By Louis René Beres Ten years ago, on Sept. 6, 2007, Israel quietly launched Operation Orchard, a preemptive attack against Syrian nuclear facilities. It is only because of this foresighted operation, and earlier, More...

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