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The Great Distraction of Punitive Airstrikes

New Republic, 16/4 Despite escalating worries about Russia in past weeks, the skies did not fall in as a result of the American-led punitive raid on Syria’s chemical weapons storage and research facilities Saturday morning.  Great care was taken to avoid … Continue reading

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Erdogan’s Shadow Army 

Jerusalem Post, 13/4 In the collapsed and fragmented space that comprises much of today’s Middle East, the key to success increasingly lies in the ability to combine political strategy with military muscle, under a single banner and in a single … Continue reading

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The Sultan’s Pleasure: Turkey Expands its Operations in Syria and Iraq

Jerusalem Post, 30/3 Turkish forces this month entered Afrin City, bringing Operation “Olive Branch,” launched on January 20, to a successful conclusion. Latest reports suggest that the Turks are now set to seek to enter the neighboring Kurdish-controlled town of Tal … Continue reading

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What a Crown Prince Wants

New Republic, 20/3 Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al Saud is here to rebrand. If all goes well, his visit to the US this week will wow Americans with Saudi Arabia’s new progressivism, increase US investment in the Saudi … Continue reading

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A Talk about Days of the Fall at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy

8/3 http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/reporting-syria-and-iraq

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Interview with Ynet TV (Hebrew)

28/2/18

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Podcast: Inside the Syrian and Iraqi Wars

Podcast with Dr. Amichai Magen of IDC, Herzliya about ‘Days of the Fall’ and the wars in Syria and Iraq, 26/2: https://www.westernaissance.org/single-post/2018/02/27/Inside-the-Syrian-and-Iraq-Wars

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