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Airstrikes will strengthen fight Assad, says Syria's opposition

Sep 23, 2014

Airstrikes will strengthen fight Assad, says Syria's opposition

A significant part of US President Barack Obama's strategy against Islamic State depends on bolstering Syria's moderate rebels to strengthen the opposition. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #journalists #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #American government #Ghouta #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #James Foley #Peter Theo Curtis
British PM to meet Iran's Rouhani seeking help against Islamic State

Sep 23, 2014

British PM to meet Iran's Rouhani seeking help against Islamic State

Cameron is in New York to try to bolster international action against IS and to clarify his own country's position when it comes to air strikes, something London has so far held off participating in. #White House #World #India #Terrorism #Syria #NewsTracker #Iran #USA #Iraq #United States of America #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #US withdrawal from Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #home-grown terror #Yousef Rouhani #Yazidis
Gulf states, Jordan partnered with US in launching airstrikes against IS

Sep 23, 2014

Gulf states, Jordan partnered with US in launching airstrikes against IS

The US military said on Tuesday its partners in air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria included Jordan, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates. #Obama #Terrorism #US #Syria #US military #Iraq #US government #Airstrikes #Jordan #militants #Syrian rebels #Arab countries #Saudi #islamic-state #Gulf nations #ISIS #IS< terror

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Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Dec 03, 2012

Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Without going into the compelling but competing narratives of why and how Israel landed in what seems a perpetually hostile dynamic, it is easy to see that it is surrounded by hostile neighbors and there is no strategic depth of geography. #HowThisWorks #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Israel #Golan Heights
Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

May 29, 2012

Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

For the UK to suggest they might ban some officials from Syria connected with recent attrocities is a brilliant contrast to their refusal to ban Dow from the Olympic stadium for their Bhopal connections. #ThatsJustWrong #Syria #Bhopal #United Kingdom #Nick Clegg #the Olympics

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Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Sep 23, 2014

Pentagon: U.S., partners begin airstrikes in Syria

WASHINGTON — The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in Syria, expanding a military campaign into a country whose three-year civil war has given the brutal militant group a haven...
Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Sep 23, 2014

US and Arab partners launch first strikes on IS in Syria

The United States and several Gulf Arab allies launched air and missile strikes on Islamic State strongholds in Syria on Tuesday, U.S. officials said, opening a new, far more complicated front in the battle against the militants. "I can confirm that ... #Syria #Middle East #Washington, D.C. #Damascus, Syria #Iraq #Saudi Arabia #The Pentagon #Jordan #United Arab Emirates #Qatar #Bahrain #John Kirby
Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Sep 23, 2014

U.S. opens new front against Islamic State with airstrikes in Syria

The United States and several allies launched airstrikes inside Syria for the first time late Monday, the Pentagon said, a heavy bombardment against multiple targets that marked an aggressive expansion of President Obama's war on Islamic State milita... #Syria #The Pentagon #Barack Obama