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State Dep. Admits Opposition in Syria Has Chemical Weapons

October 20, 2017, Telesur Russia’s Defense Ministry stated that the U.S. State Department admitted that Tahrir al-Sham (HTS), a rebranded al-Qaida group in Syria, has and uses chemical weapon in Syria. “The Hayat Tahrir al-Sham terrorist group (HTS), linked to Jabhat al-Nusra, which uses ‘small and heavy arms, improvised explosive devices, …

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How Syria’s Victory Reshapes Mideast

October 17, 2017, Plainly, Syria’s success – notwithstanding the caution of President Bashar al-Assad in saying that signs of success are not success itself – in resisting, against the odds, all attempts to fell the state suggest that a tipping point in the geopolitics of the region has occurred. …

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SYRIA: The Long East Ghouta War – Tim Anderson in Damascus

October 14, 2017, 21st Century Wire – 21WIRE When we visited Abbassiyeen Square, on the western perimeter of the quarantined area, a shell had landed 5 minutes earlier. It was still on the footpath, where it had injured a young girl. Already planes were in the air and the army …

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The New Cold War Is Already More Dangerous Than Was Its Predecessor

October 14, 2017, The Nation – Stephen F. Cohen For several years, Cohen has argued that the new Cold War is more dangerous than its 45-year predecessor, which, it is often said, “we barely survived.” Here he updates and aggregates evidence for that argument. Meanwhile, many American participants and commentators …

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