Without Changing a Stripe, ISIS Morphs from US’s Deadly Enemy to Useful Weapon to Perfect Target

By refusing to eliminate the ISIS contingent, while also not impeding the fighters fleeing westward, the anti-ISIS coalition, who profess their dedication to preventing ISIS from exporting their terror around the world, have not only not been helping to mitigate this outcome but have actually helped to enable it.

Without Changing a Stripe, ISIS Morphs from US’s Deadly Enemy to Useful Weapon to Perfect Target

EUPHRATES RIVER VALLEY, SYRIA (Analysis) -- While President Trump has recently hailed the defeat of ISIS, the group has been able to stave-off a complete defeat by retreating to a few, small remaining pockets in Syria. One of these pockets, located east

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Yes, the United States Used Biological Weapons on North Korea

In its near decimation of North Korea, the United States tried to spread diseases like bubonic plague, dropped 32,500 tons of napalm, and killed nearly 3 million people.

Yes, the United States Used Biological Weapons on North Korea

Opinion -- It’s sort of silly that it matters. The United States bombed North Korea flat with ordinary, non-bioweapons bombs. It ran out of standing structures to bomb. People lived in caves, if they lived. Millions died, most of them from regular old non-scandalous but mass-murderous bombs (including, of course, Napalm which melts

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Canadian MPs Take Lobby-Sponsored Trips to Israel

These trips are not designed to assist Canada’s elected representatives better understand the issues facing the Middle East; they are merely gifts to government officials, and sometimes to their families, to create both a pro-Israel bias and feeling of indebtedness on the part of the officials.

Canadian MPs Take Lobby-Sponsored Trips to Israel

It is no secret to anyone that in the United States, the people are governed by powerful lobby groups. The strength of the National Rifle Association (NRA) is so great that government officials are able to overlook the shooting deaths of countless innocent children, as young as 5 years old, along with their teachers in their own

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US Applies Useful Double Standard to Alleged Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

Both Turkey and the U.S.-allied Kurds have been accused of using chemical weapons in Syria, but the U.S. has had two very different responses.

US Applies Useful Double Standard to Alleged Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria

AFRIN, SYRIA -- On Saturday, Syrian news agency SANA reported that six men had been hospitalized after an alleged Turkish chemical weapons attack on a small town near the city of Afrin in Northern Syria. Jiwan Mohammad, the

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Remembering The Ethnic Cleansing of Bhutan’s Lhotshampas

The Lhotshampa community of Bhutan suffered a predicament rife with hardships and oppression, their suffering draws many parallels to the Rohingya of Myanmar.

Remembering The Ethnic Cleansing of Bhutan’s Lhotshampas

Jai Subedi, 38, meticulously counts the inventory in his small store ensconced in the north of Syracuse, New York. He pauses, then rubs the palms of his hands and securing his muffler, enthusiastically steps out to help two men unload the towering crates of water bottles along with sacks of onions, and apple cartons, from a

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Munich Security Conference Exposes Growing Threat of Nuclear Conflict

“We’re in trouble … pretty much every geopolitical conflict out there is escalating, none of them are getting fixed, and no one has any solutions. This was not a good meeting.”

Munich Security Conference Exposes Growing Threat of Nuclear Conflict

Over the past fifty years, the Munich Security Conference (MSC) has traditionally reflected the current state of world military affairs. Each February, more than 450 senior decision-makers from around the globe descend into Munich, Germany, to discuss current and future security challenges. And while there have been times in

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Vladimir Putin’s Grand Bargain to Netanyahu: Can Israel Digest It?

The message is clear: Israel gets Russia’s limited security guarantees but loses its freedom of action.

Vladimir Putin’s Grand Bargain to Netanyahu: Can Israel Digest It?

Israel is climbing up a high horse, Alex Fishman (the veteran Israeli Defence Correspondent) wrote in the Hebrew daily, Yedioth Ahronoth, last month, “and is approaching with giant steps a ‘war of choice': Without mincing words, it’s an initiated war in Lebanon.” In Fishman’s article, he notes: Classical deterrence is when you

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