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Assad fearing “frenemy” Iran, needs Russian protection

SPIEGEL ONLINE The Iranian Project: Why Assad Has Turned to Moscow for Help by Christoph Reuter October 6, 2015 Fear of his enemies was the primary reason for Bashar Assad’s call for help to Moscow. “But right after that came … Continue reading

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Obama Gives Syria a Pass on Chemical Weapons. Will He Stop Iran’s Nukes?

COMMENTARY by Max Boot May 13, 2015 President Obama would have us believe he would be stalwart in applying “snap back” sanctions on Iran should it violate its nuclear commitments. That would be nice but hardly realistic given the administration’s … Continue reading

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Obama’s Curious Rage

WALL STREET JOURNAL by Bret Stephens September 1, 2014 Calm when it comes to Putin, ISIS and Hamas, but furious with Israel. Barack Obama “has become ‘enraged’ at the Israeli government, both for its actions and for its treatment of … Continue reading

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