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CIA and the ‘Anti-Assad’ Program

CIA and the ‘Anti-Assad’ Program

What did the CIA’s covert assistance program for Syrian rebels accomplish? Bizarrely, the biggest consequence may be that it helped trigger the Russian military intervention in 2015 that rescued President Bashar al-Assad — achieving the opposite of what the program...
Idlib is a Disaster Stricken City

Idlib is a Disaster Stricken City

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and opposition websites, dozens of people were killed and wounded in the heaviest bombing on the city of Idlib since the beginning of the truce in Syria on the 27th of February. While the Russian Defence Ministry...