Tag: Syria

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What’s Vladimir Putin up to?

Over the past few months, Russian President Vladimir Putin has been unusually active on multiple fronts. He has expanded his military operations in the Middle East in support of Syrian President Assad, boosted troop strength on the Ukrainian border and […]

Armenia to House World’s Largest Yazidi Temple

Armenia to House World’s Largest Yazidi Temple

The small village of Aknalich, about 35 kilometers (22 miles) west of Armenia’s capital, Yerevan, will soon be home to the world’s largest Yazidi temple. For a people striving to rebound after a 2014 massacre by Islamic State militants in […]

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Will The Four Horsemen Of Europe’s Apocalypse Ride Again?

Will The Four Horsemen Of Europe’s Apocalypse Ride Again? by [email protected] Sir Harold Evans, editor of the crusading Sunday Times of London from 1967 to 1981, is one of the greatest journalists of his generation. In 1984, Harry, as he […]

Bring Back The USIA, And Defeat ISIS

Bring Back The USIA, And Defeat ISIS by James K. Glassman, InsideSources Ever since last summer, I’ve been jawing at more meetings on countering violent extremism – or CVE, the catch-all phrase for soft power efforts against ISIS – than […]

Syrian Refugees Refute And Undermine ISIS Propaganda

Syrian Refugees Refute And Undermine ISIS Propaganda

Syrian Refugees Refute and Undermine ISIS Propaganda by David Bier, Foundation For Economic Education Syrians Love America, and They’re Sharing that Message For the past several months, Syrian refugees have faced dizzying array of criticism from U.S. politicians who have […]

Belgium’s Deadly Circles Of Terror

Belgium’s Deadly Circles Of Terror by Sebastian Rotella ProPublica, March 22, 2016, 5:30 p.m. Coordinated bombings in Brussels may have been in the works for some time, aided by an underworld where crime and extremism blur together. This story was […]