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Turkey Reinforces Syria Border as Erdogan Backs US Attack

Turkey Reinforces Syria Border as Erdogan Backs US Attack

Turkey deployed tanks and anti-aircraft guns to reinforce its military units on the Syrian border, as the U.S. considers strikes against Syria. Convoys carrying tanks and rocket-launchers headed to border areas in Hatay, Gaziantep and Sanliurfa provinces today and yesterday, […]


Airpower Options for Syria: Assessing Objectives and Missions for Aerial Intervention

Airpower Options for Syria: Assessing Objectives and Missions for Aerial Intervention

As the Syrian civil war drags into its third year with mounting casualties and misery among the civilian population, and the large-scale use of chemical weapons, interest in the possibility of military intervention by the United States and its allies […]


UK Sets Out Options for Syria Action

UK Sets Out Options for Syria Action

British military officers will join the Prime Minister for talks later, to discuss the UK’s response to last week’s chemical weapons attack in Syria. The National Security Council, which also includes the Defence Secretary and intelligence chiefs, will meet at […]


Russia warns US against Syria military action

Russia warns US against Syria military action

Military action against the Syrian regime would be a “tragic mistake”, Russia said Sunday, warning the West not to preempt the results of a UN probe into alleged deadly chemical attacks. Moscow warned there was a danger of history repeating […]


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 […]


 
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