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Stratfor: The Geopolitics of the Syrian Civil War

By Reva Bhalla Stratfor Global Intelligence International diplomats will gather Jan. 22 in the Swiss town of Montreux to hammer out a settlement designed to end Syria’s three-year civil war. The conference, however, will be far removed from the reality … Continue reading

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Syria: Travel Warning (full text)

Travel Warning U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Bureau of Consular Affairs link to US State Dept. notice . (Bold text below, our emphasis.) Syria August 5, 2011 The U.S. Department of State urges U.S. citizens in Syria to depart immediately while … Continue reading

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The Syrian ex-Nuclear Site

The following is a collection of images taken during (and after) the construction of the Syrian facility bombed by Israeli commandos on September 6, 2007.

The images at right show the central building of the Syrian site before and shortly after the Israeli strike.

Just after this satellite image capture, the Syrians bulldozed the site, poured a concrete foundation over the ruins and […] Continue reading


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INDOMITABLE: The Faces of Kobani

  All photos by Aviram Valdman Originally published in The Tower Magazine, November 2014   FOR WEEKS, the eyes of the world have turned to the small Syrian border town of Kobani, where Kurdish fighters are making a desperate stand … Continue reading

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Stratfor: On Obama and the Nature of Failed Presidencies

By George Friedman  Stratfor Global Intelligence   We do not normally comment on domestic political affairs unless they affect international affairs. However, it is necessary to consider American political affairs because they are likely to have a particular effect on international … Continue reading

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