Tag: Turkey

reconciliation-in-syria:-building-peace-between-the-two-sides
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Feb
2021

Reconciliation in Syria: building peace between the two sidesReconciliation in Syria: building peace between the two sides

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Russian Reconciliation Center for Syria, also known as the Centre for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides and Refugee Migration Monitoring in the Syrian Arab Republic, was founded on February 23, 2016, and is currently headed by Counter Admiral Oleg Vladimirovich Zhuravlyov. Russia was requested to enter Syria in late 2015 […]

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jolani-gets-a-make-over-in-idlib
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Feb
2021

Jolani gets a make-over in IdlibJolani gets a make-over in Idlib

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The administration of President Joe Biden may use a new tactic to bring Damascus to its knees. The ‘regime-change’ policy of Obama, which spawned ‘forever-wars’ in Libya and Syria, has a new twist. Biden could choose to solve the Syrian conflict through diplomacy, but he may have tasked Secretary […]

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kurds,-stolen-oil,-and-an-american-domestic-terrorist
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Feb
2021

Kurds, stolen oil, and an American domestic terroristKurds, stolen oil, and an American domestic terrorist

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator “YPG is a sub-affiliate of the Kurdistan’s Working Party (PKK), which is designated by the United States government as a Foreign Terrorist Organization”, according to the US justice department. Federal law enforcement agents arrested Daniel Baker of Tallahassee, Florida.  He had specifically called for others to join him in […]

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the-dark-side-of-the-kurdish-militias-revealed-in-qamisli-stand-off
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Jan
2021

The dark side of the Kurdish militias revealed in Qamisli stand-offThe dark side of the Kurdish militias revealed in Qamisli stand-off

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator North East Syria is the scene of a stand-off between the Syrian Arab Army (SAA), based in Damascus, and the Syrian Defense Forces (SDF), who are militarily led by the People’s Protection Units (YPG), a Kurdish militia founded in October 2015, and supported by the US. The North East […]

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aleppo:-industrial-capital-of-syria-rises-from-the-ashes
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Jan
2021

Aleppo: industrial capital of Syria rises from the ashesAleppo: industrial capital of Syria rises from the ashes

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Saint Simeon, on the outskirts of Aleppo, was the largest church in the world in the fifth century. After Islam arrived in Syria, the country has remained a dense mixture of cultures and faiths, living in tolerance and cooperation until 2011, when a US-NATO war for ‘regime change’ began which destroyed […]

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syrian-refugees-flee-as-their-tents-are-torched-in-lebanon
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Dec
2020

Syrian refugees flee as their tents are torched in LebanonSyrian refugees flee as their tents are torched in Lebanon

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator On December 26, hundreds of Syrian refugees fled their refugee camp in the Miniyeh region near the coastal city of Tripoli in north Lebanon after their tents were burned when fighting broke out between local youths and camp residents.  At least three were injured in the incident said Khaled Kabarra, a […]

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turkish-expert:-erdogan-may-attack-ain-issa-before-biden-takes-office
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Dec
2020

Turkish expert: Erdogan may attack Ain Issa before Biden takes officeTurkish expert: Erdogan may attack Ain Issa before Biden takes office

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The situation in Turkey is precarious. The Turkish-US relations are strained, and now US President-elect Joe Biden will enter office soon, and the relationship may soon face even more stress. Turkey is in economic peril, domestic suffering, and highly involved in a foreign conflict while occupying Syria. In order […]

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diplomat-urges-biden-to-engage-with-others-to-resolve-the-syrian-crisis
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Dec
2020

Diplomat urges Biden to engage with others to resolve the Syrian crisisDiplomat urges Biden to engage with others to resolve the Syrian crisis

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator  Charles Thépaut is a French diplomat and resident Visiting Fellow at The Washington Institute. He recently published a policy analysis concerning the US foreign policy on Syria. While, much of his analysis demonstrates professionalism; he misses a very important point of view: that of the Syrian people living inside Syria, […]

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“walk-the-streets-of-damascus,-and-listen-to-the-people-concerning-us-sanctions-and-aggression-against-syria”-american-activist-advises-president-elect-joe-biden.
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Dec
2020

“Walk the streets of Damascus, and listen to the people concerning US sanctions and aggression against Syria.” American activist advises President-elect Joe Biden.“Walk the streets of Damascus, and listen to the people concerning US sanctions and aggression against Syria.” American activist advises President-elect Joe Biden.

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The Syrian crisis which began in 2011 has left many wondering what it was really about.  Most western news observers may be confused, disinterested, or have bought-in to the lies they were told by the media. However, there is an American woman who has become an expert on the […]

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trump-white-house-sanctions-turkey.-eu-does-nothing
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Dec
2020

Trump White House sanctions Turkey. EU does nothingTrump White House sanctions Turkey. EU does nothing

Trump White House sanctions Turkey. EU does nothing The Duran: Episode 833. United States sanctions Turkey over Russian missiles S-400 United States sanctions Turkey over Russian missiles S-400 The US State Department announced on Monday that it imposes sanction to Turkey for the purchase and testing of Russian S-400 missiles. The sanctions are imposed under […]

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