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Russia warns US not to repeat in Syria past mistakes in region

Russia warns US not to repeat in Syria past mistakes in region

Russia warned the United States on Sunday against repeating past mistakes, saying that any unilateral military action in Syria would undermine efforts for peace and have a devastating impact on the security situation in the Middle East. The Russian Foreign […]


US preps for possible cruise missile attack on Syria

US preps for possible cruise missile attack on Syria

CBS News has learned that the Pentagon is making the initial preparations for a cruise missile attack on Syrian government forces. We say “initial preparations” because such an attack won’t happen until the president gives the green light. And it […]


UN Council seeks ‘clarity’ on Syria chem weapons claim

UN Council seeks ‘clarity’ on Syria chem weapons claim

UN Security Council members are seeking “clarity” on opposition claims that Syrian troops used chemical weapons in an attack near Damascus, Argentina’s UN envoy, the council president, said Wednesday. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s office said earlier he was “shocked” […]


As Global Unrest Spreads, US Slashes Military Readiness

As Global Unrest Spreads, US Slashes Military Readiness

There are still some ways in which newspapers capture the moment better than blogs or social media. One such way is their ability to display the full extent of global chaos, a topic so diverse and variegated that it is […]


Turkey to withdraw troops from UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon

Turkey to withdraw troops from UN peacekeeping force in Lebanon

Turkey plans to pull out troops from the UN peacekeeping mission in Lebanon UNIFIL, Turkish and UN sources said Saturday, while denying that the decision was linked to the kidnapping of two pilots. “An approximately 250-person engineering construction force will […]


Russia has not delivered Syria S-300s: report

Russia has not delivered Syria S-300s: report

Russia has not delivered advanced S-300 missile systems ordered by Syria although several have been built and Damascus has paid a multi-million deposit, Vedomosti daily reported Friday, citing arms industry sources. A batch of the systems was due to be […]


US general lays out military options in Syria

US general lays out military options in Syria

The top US general has informed Congress of options for military intervention in Syria, but stressed that the decision of whether to go to war was one for civilian leaders. In a non-classified letter made public Monday, chairman of the […]


US military aid to rebels unlikely to tip balance in Syria

US military aid to rebels unlikely to tip balance in Syria

Some 27 months into the conflict raging in Syria and with over 90,000 dead, the United States has vowed for the first time to send military aid to the rebels battling to oust President Bashar al-Assad. But with the White […]


Iran nuclear push, flashpoints role has West in a bind

Iran nuclear push, flashpoints role has West in a bind

Iran’s role in flashpoints like Syria, Lebanon, Iraq and Afghanistan is proving a headache for the West as it tries to normalise ties with Tehran without a trade-off on its contested nuclear drive. As the Islamic republic prepares for presidential […]


 
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