Providing loopholes to American sanctions won’t end the war.
Not fighting terror, but supporting it.
And kept it afloat by buying its oil.
A spurious pretext for fighting Israel.
A country where every bookstore sells Mein Kampf.
Bashar al-Assad was never capable of taking a different path.
A mistake the Syrian government is happy not to correct.
The other “occupation.”
The state of the civil war.
A quagmire for the Russians.
But the UN and the WHO remain complicit in Assad’s war crimes.
Divided, impoverished, and dominated by competing external powers.
Thanks to Russia, only loyalists can get humanitarian aid.
Putin may be willing to allow Bashar al-Assad to reign over a failed state.