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Posts tagged “Syria”

Is Baghdad About To Fall To ISIS?

It appears that the Iraqi army is near total collapse. From the …

Posted June 11th, 2014

O Mighty ISIS

Lakhdar Brahimi, the former UN special envoy to Syria, tells Spiegel that …

Posted June 11th, 2014

The Mideast Deluge

Things are going from bad to worse in the Middle East: But …

Posted January 5th, 2014

Wait, Syrian Islamists Were Stealing Our Stuff?

Golly, who could have seen this coming? Who?: The United States has …

Posted December 11th, 2013

The Names Change, The Lies Do Not

If Seymour Hersh’s reporting is correct, the Obama Administration is no better …

Posted December 8th, 2013

Ransom A Syrian Christian For $200K

NCR’s John Allen reports on the kidnapping of the Syrian Orthodox nuns …

Posted December 8th, 2013

Islamists Kidnap Nuns

Lord have mercy: Islamist rebels have kidnapped a group of nuns from …

Posted December 3rd, 2013

The War Of All Against All

The other day, Dan McCarthy recommended this short piece in The Guardian …

Posted November 28th, 2013

Persecution Of Christians: What We Don’t Talk About

Mollie Hemingway asks, “Can we finally start talking about the global persecution …

Posted September 25th, 2013

Syria Letters & American Exceptionalism

I don’t often read Letters columns in magazines, but for some reason …

Posted September 18th, 2013

The Future Of Mideast Christians

The GuardianĀ reports from an Egyptian town liberated from Islamists, who committed a …

Posted September 16th, 2013

Washington: Syrian Jihadists’ Useful Idiots

According to a new UK defense think tank study, about half the …

Posted September 16th, 2013

We Have Avoided War On Syria

Good news, for once: The United States and Russia have reached an …

Posted September 14th, 2013

Where Putin Was Right

Paul Pillar at The National Interest says that Vladimir Putin’s op-ed was …

Posted September 13th, 2013

Our Tax Dollars Help Al-Qaeda In Syria

Here we go: The CIA has begun delivering weapons to rebels in …

Posted September 12th, 2013

Rand Paul’s Response To Obama Speech

Watch Rand Paul’s response to the Obama speech. This ought to go …

Posted September 11th, 2013

Mars And Venus In Syria

I just had a conversation with my two younger kids as I …

Posted September 10th, 2013