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Shadowy US Firm Run by Former Diplomat Cinches Syria Oil Deal with Kurds

1 day ago   |   MintPress News

In November of last year, the Pentagon's assistant to the secretary of defense for public affairs assured reporters during a press briefing that “the revenue from is not going...
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Iraqi Kurds Have To Make Do With Antiquated Armor

14 days ago   |   Forbes

The Peshmerga's armored forces still mostly have to make do with old hardware captured from Saddam Hussein's crumbling army back in 2003.
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An Ancient Valley Lost to ‘Progress'

1 month ago   |   NY Times

In his push for economic development, Turkey's president has flooded the archaeological gem of Hasankeyf and displaced thousands of families.
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Amid a Crippling Economy and U.S. Sanctions, the Syrian Regime May Be On the Brink of Collapse

1 month ago   |   Time

Syria's Bashar Assad has been counted out before. There were times during his country's civil war, which has killed hundreds of thousands of people and pushed more than 12...
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Syria's Kurdish-led authorities negotiating US sanctions exemption - report

Syria's Kurdish-led authorities negotiating US sanctions exemption - report

1 month ago   |   RT

Kurdish-led authorities in northeastern Syria are in talks with their military allies in a US-led coalition on a promised exemption from US sanctions targeting the Syrian...
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Foreign ISIS Children Deserve a Home

Foreign ISIS Children Deserve a Home

1 month ago   |   Foreign Policy

Western governments have shirked their responsibilities for far too long.
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Erdogan and Trump Form New Bond as Interests Align

1 month ago   |   NY Times

Relations between President Trump and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey have long blown hot and cold. For the moment, they are finding common cause.
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Trump Blasts Mattis, 'Military-Industrial Complex'

1 month ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Trump criticized Mattis' demand of a permanent U.S. military presence on the border of Syria and Turkey, and noted that predictions of a slaughter of Kurds following the...
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Turkey Is Trying to Convince Trump That the Kurds Are Behind America's Protests

1 month ago   |   Slate

Beware the YPG-antifa alliance of anarchy.
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President Trump to ban dealings with Chinese owners of TikTok, WeChat

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Trump bans U.S. transactions with TikTok and WeChat starting September 20

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