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A US-Turkish Clash in Syria?

By Patrick J. Buchanan, January 18, 2018: The war for dominance in the Middle East, following the crushing of ISIS, appears about to commence in Syria — with NATO allies America and Turkey on opposing sides. Turkey is moving armor and troops south to Syria’s border enclave of Afrin, occupied by Kurds, to drive them… Continue reading A US-Turkish Clash in Syria?

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Genocide is being committed in the Middle East. Why has Britain not acknowledged it?

Featured image: Raqqa, Syria. (Reuters/Stringer) Is a genocide occurring in territories controlled by ISIS? The answer seems to be emphatically, categorically – yes. Minorities in Syria and Iraq, of which there are many, have been threatened on all sides by the rise of Islamist extremists. As the British MP David Alton said in an article almost two years ago, ‘the world… Continue reading Genocide is being committed in the Middle East. Why has Britain not acknowledged it?