Monthly Archives: September 2018

Basra Heat: Unrest in the city reflects underlying instability in Iraq

Jerusalem Post, 14/9 Over the past week, violent protests have swept the southern Iraqi city of Basra. Twelve people have been killed in the protests and hundreds injured. The protests focused on the dire living conditions in the city, which … Continue reading

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Syrian War: Uneasy Calm in US-protected Kurdish Enclave

The Australian, 8/9 The Syrian-Turkish border area in the early morning hours is calm and almost serene. Driving from the town of Kobane to the border crossing at Semalka one may get the impression that there is not much of … Continue reading

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Erdogan’s Dilemmas

Jerusalem Post, 1/9 Turkey Faces Few Good Options as Idlib offensive looms Syrian regime and Russian forces are currently preparing for an offensive into Idlib Province in north west Syria. The attack on Idlib is set to mark the final … Continue reading

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