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Tag Archives: Russia

Iraq: Yet Another Opportunity for Regional Cooperation in the Middle East

Over the past few days, the world has seen multiple reports on the advancements made by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Iraq’s infamous Anbar province. According … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

Syria: Russia Outmaneuvers the United States but …

Yesterday’s news that the former Soviet Union and Syria had agreed to an off-hand proposal by US Secretary of State John Kerry that Damascus turn over its chemical weapons to … Continue reading

September 10, 2013 · 4 Comments

Syria: Lack of Options Limits Assad’s Ability to Step Down

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad communicated his plans and intentions in a speech to his country’s residents and the international community today. In his prepared remarks given to loud supporters, the … Continue reading

January 6, 2013 · 2 Comments