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Kurds, Out of Options, Look to Syria’s Assad for Help

Damascus (MPN) – The Kurds are feeling the squeeze from Turkey’s operation to route them from northern Syria, and with their benefactors in Washington unwilling to garner support, they are looking to former enemies to save them. The war in Syria has been relatively absent from media coverage in recent weeks following the declared victory […]

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What’s Driving Turkey’s Recent Emergence as a Middle East Power?

Ankara (MPN) – Many observers believed Erdogan wouldn’t be able to maintain his authoritarian political machine as well as maintain this economic growth, but the foreign policy of Turkey has countered these projections, leading Ankara to expand opportunities by partnering with everyone from Iran to the U.K. Over the last decade or so, the West […]

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Our Top Ten Original Articles from 2017

Washington DC (GPA) – 2017 was a busy year. Here are the Geopolitics Alert best-performing pieces of 2017. Thanks for reading. Here’s to a 2018 full of resistance against US imperialism. 10. Instead of Speculating on Trump’s Future War Crimes, Let’s Look at Obama’s In the final year of President, and Nobel Peace Prize winner […]

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Macron Concedes: Assad has “Won the War”

Paris (GPA) – French President Emmanuel Macron has conceded that Bashar Al Assad “won the war” in Syria and will remain as president. Speaking in an interview with French television on Sunday, Emmanuel Macron finally stated what most people already know about Syria: the west had lost. However, Macron did sound different from some other […]

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Assad Slams Kurdish Forces: ‘Those Who Work with Foreigners are Traitors

Damascus (AMN) – The Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, Dmitry Rogozin, made a scheduled visit to Damascus on Monday to meet with Syrian President, Bashar Al-Assad. Following the meeting with Rogozin, the Syrian President spoke to the press, detailing the discussion he had with the Russian Deputy Prime Minister. Assad told reporters that Russian companies […]

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Putin Declares Victory in Syria, US Backs Russian Peace Plan

Damascus (GPA) – In a surprise visit to Syria, Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated the Russian and Syrian militaries on their victory over the terrorist threats that have been ravaging Syria for 6 years. As part of a three-nation trip to Egypt, Turkey, and Syria, Vladimir Putin made a stop yesterday at the Russian-run Hmeimim […]

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Ahead of Syria Peace Talks, US Increases Hostile Rhetoric and Propaganda

Geneva (GPA) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has changed his position on Syria (again). Rex Tillerson has decided, once again, that Syrian President Bashar Assad has “no role” in Syria’s future. The timing of the announcement also happened to line up perfectly with the release of a UN report blaming the Syrian government […]

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Erdogan Is Playing the Role of Political Beggar: President Assad

Damascus (AHT) – In a speech delivered at the opening of the Foreign and Expatriates Minister Conference on Sunday, President al-Assad said that the West is currently experiencing an existential presence whenever it feels that a state wants to share its role. “Talking about foiling the Western project doesn’t mean we are victorious; the battle is still going […]

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US Ends CIA Program in Syria but Continues Preparations for Big War

Washington D.C. (SCF) – The news hits headlines. The Washington Post (WP) reports that President Trump has decided to discontinue the CIA program in Syria to covert program to arm and train «moderate» Syrian rebels battling the government of Bashar al-Assad, according to US officials. The CIA program in Syria was authorized by  Trump’s predecessor in 2013. […]

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After Russian Warning, US Claims Victory ‘Averting’ Chemical Attack in Syria

Washington (GPA) – Shortly after Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov issued a warning of “proportionate” response to US aggression on Syria, Washington tried to make their retreat look like a victory. As our readers already know, earlier this week the Trump regime issued a warning to the Syrian government that there would be retaliation for […]

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