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Syrian Army Seizes De Facto ISIL Capital

Syrian Army Seizes De Facto ISIL Capital

TeleSur | - - The Syrian Arab Army has reportedly taken over the [so-called] Islamic State group's de facto capital of Al-Mayadeen. The Syrian Arab Army, SAA, has achieved full control over…
Russo-US dog fights over Syria?

Russo-US dog fights over Syria?

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - Yara Bayoumi at Reuters reports on the complicated minuet being danced by Russia, the Syrian Air Force, and the United States. The Syrian…
Putin’s End Game in Syria

Putin’s End Game in Syria

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - The Syrian press is watching Oliver Stone's interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin and likes what it sees. Syria's al-Watan (The Nation) reports…
Has Trump deferred to Russia in Syria?

Has Trump deferred to Russia in Syria?

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | - - Elizabeth Palmer reported from Ankara last Thursday that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had difficult and inconclusive discussions with Turkish president Tayyip Erdogan…