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Trump, Putin and Russiagate Collide at G20

July 8, 2017

Max Blumenthal and Aaron Mate discuss the long-awaited first meeting between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin, where Syria and Russiagate topped the agenda

The Struggle for Syria

July 7, 2017
Historian and author Vijay Prashad discusses the Trump administration’s apparent policy shift on Syria and how Western media often get it wrong on the Middle East

Russian Ambassador Assassination Part of Retaliatory Attacks Following Retake of Aleppo

December 19, 2016

As the Syrian government takes control of more territory, fighters pushed out of the country may take out their rage on Russia and regional governments like Turkey and Jordan, says Vijay Prashad

Pro-Regime Forces in Syria Respond to Trump’s Election by Escalating Military Offensive

December 2, 2016

The only way to stop counterrevolutionary forces like the Islamic State is to end imperialist support for authoritarian regimes and foreign intervention in the region, says Joseph Daher

The Wilkerson Report

October 18, 2016
These times are more dangerous because they lack the fixed parameters and clear red lines of the Cold War days, says Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

US and EU Sanctions Are Devastating Syrian Civilians

September 29, 2016

They have resulted in a worsened humanitarian crisis and the empowerment of Assad, yet show no signs of being lifted soon, says journalist Rania Khalek

US and Russia Agree to Cessation of Hostilities in Syria

September 10, 2016

As Syrian opposition groups retreat from the demand that President Assad step down, a ceasefire agreement becomes more feasible, says Vijay Prashad

Libertarian Candidate: Pursuit of ‘Regime Change’ to Blame for Refugee Crisis

September 8, 2016

Black Agenda Report’s Glen Ford says supporters of libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson should be just as concerned about the lack of media coverage of third parties as Johnson’s lack of geographic knowledge

Further Militarization of the Syrian Conflict Will Worsen the Refugee Crisis

February 3, 2014

Omar Dahi: Syria’s refugee crisis can only be solved through a political solution that allows international relief to cross its borders

Geneva 2 May Lead to Federalism in Syria

February 3, 2014

Omar Dahi: Despite John Kerry’s public statements, the U.S. is succeeding in its objectives in Syria, with the weakening of the Assad regime