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Syrian President Assad says 'real' cooperation needed to crush Islamic State

Nov 21, 2014

Syrian President Assad says 'real' cooperation needed to crush Islamic State

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that "international cooperation" was necessary to crush Islamic State group, which is target of a US-led campaign. #Barack Obama #Terrorism #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Assad #militants #Terrorists #islamic-state #US-led campaign
Syrian industrial zone emerges after years of war, hoping for a new life

Nov 20, 2014

Syrian industrial zone emerges after years of war, hoping for a new life

Most of its buildings have been reduced to carcasses -- destroyed, burned and pillaged during the past two years of fighting in the former Syrian industrial powerhouse. #Syria #NewsTracker #Damascus #Bashar al-Assad #Aleppo #Syrian rebels #Syrian civil war #Nusra Front #islamic-state

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How power relationships among nations shaped the Ukraine crisis

Mar 04, 2014

How power relationships among nations shaped the Ukraine crisis

Editor's note: This is a reader we received on the piece 'Another Cold War? India cant ignore Crimea crisis in Ukraine'. As per Firstpost policy, the comment has been lightly edited for spellings and grammar. #India #China #Barack Obama #Syria #Russia #ConnectTheDots #Cold War #LetterstoFP #Vladimir Putin #Ukraine #US-Russia ties #Crimea
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