Syria



After Raqqa?

The Iraqi Prime Minister, Haidar al-Abadi,  has already declared that the ISIS ‘Caliphate’ is over. He took the opportunity to say so last week when…




Meanwhile… In Syria…

As many in the UK suffer post-election blues, and those who shouted for a ‘strong and stable’ politics realise the naivety and arrogance of this…


The Latest Trump Crisis

It’s becoming a weekly tradition: a Donald Trump misstep and a media explosion, and not always in that order. The Washington Post reported late Monday…




Putin Sticks With Assad

Will Russia drop its support For Assad? Will the US intervene? Will Assad stay in power? Will Russia come out on top? Almost certainly the…