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Hezbollah's strategic role in the Syrian conflict - Daily Sabah;

Hezbollah's strategic role in the Syrian conflict - Daily Sabah

Daily SabahHezbollah's strategic role in the Syrian conflictDaily SabahThe question is why Hezbollah risks all of its domestic supremacy in Lebanon for the rule of Assad. The simple answer is because Iran wants it that way. Having started in 2011, the political upheavals in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have ...and more »

The Signal in Syria's Noise - War on the Rocks;

The Signal in Syria's Noise - War on the Rocks

War on the RocksThe Signal in Syria's NoiseWar on the RocksFor special access to experts and other members of the national security community, check out the new War on the Rocks membership. Related Articles. The Trouble with Tanf: Tactics Driving Strategy in Syria · How to Get Away with Mass Murder: Denying ...and more »

Israel inching closer to a war nobody wants - +972 Magazine;

Israel inching closer to a war nobody wants - +972 Magazine

+972 MagazineIsrael inching closer to a war nobody wants+972 MagazineIncreasingly hawkish rhetoric directed at Hezbollah, along with providing humanitarian aid to Syrian rebels, may lead Israel into a war no one wants. Israel's interest is a stable Middle East, but it won't happen without an end to the occupation. By ...and more »

Trump Courts War Risks with Iran - Consortium News;

Trump Courts War Risks with Iran - Consortium News

Consortium NewsTrump Courts War Risks with IranConsortium NewsPushed by Israel and Saudi Arabia, President Trump is edging toward war with Iran, possibly beginning with “mission creep” in Syria, a reversal of Trump's campaign rhetoric objecting to military adventures, writes ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar. By Paul ...and more »

US Strategy and Israel's Stake in Eastern Syria - Middle East Forum

US Strategy and Israel's Stake in Eastern SyriaMiddle East ForumThe downing on June 18th of a Syrian Air Force SU-22 by a UA Navy F-18 Super Hornet over the skies of northern Syria sharply raises the stakes in the emergent stand-off in the country. This stand-off is no longer between local militias, nor between ...and more »

Israel responds to Syrian spillover fire in repeat incident - Roanoke Times

Israel responds to Syrian spillover fire in repeat incidentRoanoke TimesJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says aircraft struck a Syrian military post that earlier fired a mortar into the Israeli-controlled side of the Golan Heights. It said the Syrian shell caused no injuries Friday, the latest in several such incidents ...and more »

Washington May Be Inching Toward 'Regime Change' in Syria, Iran and Venezuela - LifeZette;

Washington May Be Inching Toward 'Regime Change' in Syria, Iran and Venezuela - LifeZette

LifeZetteWashington May Be Inching Toward 'Regime Change' in Syria, Iran and VenezuelaLifeZetteThe Trump administration and Congress appear to be inching toward policies of regime change in at least three countries — Iran, Syria and Venezuela — in what would be a dramatic reversal of the non-interventionism Donald Trump advocated during the ...and more »

Syrian rebels near Golan ask world for support against 'Assad's terrorist regime' - The Jerusalem Post;

Syrian rebels near Golan ask world for support against 'Assad's terrorist regime' - The Jerusalem Post

The Jerusalem PostSyrian rebels near Golan ask world for support against 'Assad's terrorist regime'The Jerusalem PostSyrian rebel source says civilians need aid and rebel factions should receive military support from the West against regime which has Iranian and Hezbollah allies. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Syrian rebels prepare for fighting in Syria .and more »

Trump's Unpredictability Threatens Israel's Balanced, Rational Syria Policy - Haaretz;

Trump's Unpredictability Threatens Israel's Balanced, Rational Syria Policy - Haaretz

HaaretzTrump's Unpredictability Threatens Israel's Balanced, Rational Syria PolicyHaaretzProtesters gathering outside the Trump International Hotel in Washington, June 28, 2017, as Protesters gathering outside the Trump International Hotel in Washington, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. No one knows what Trump will do next with regard to the ...and more »

Make No Mistake, We Are Already at War in Syria - The American Conservative;

Make No Mistake, We Are Already at War in Syria - The American Conservative

The American ConservativeMake No Mistake, We Are Already at War in SyriaThe American ConservativePresident Donald Trump walks with U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Michael Howard, commander of Joint Force Headquarters, at Arlington National Cemetery, May 29, 2017. Behind them are Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis and U.S. Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford ...and more »

UN condemns fighting in buffer zone between Syria and Israel - Herald-Whig

UN condemns fighting in buffer zone between Syria and IsraelHerald-WhigUNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Thursday strongly condemned fighting in the buffer zone between Syria and Israel and urged the Syrian government and opposition groups to withdraw from the area which is patrolled by U.N. ...and more »