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The Great Betrayal: How America Abandoned the Kurds and Lost the Middle East | Columbia News

The Great Betrayal: How America Abandoned the Kurds and Lost the Middle East | Columbia News

Columbia - 2019-05-29 19:06

The Great Betrayal: How America Abandoned the Kurds and Lost the Middle East | Columbia News - Columbia

US to Deploy 1,000 More Troops to the Middle East: Pentagon

BAS News - 2019-06-18 10:06
ERBIL — Washington will send 1,000 more soldiers to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran in the Gulf, said Acting US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan. The announcement came after two oil tankers were attacked last Thursday in the Gulf of ...

The destabilizing factor of the Arab stabilization forces in Syria

E-Kurd - 2019-05-31 09:14
Sardar Mesto | Exclusive to Ekurd.net In the actions of the United States in the Middle East, among Trump’s obscure and contradictory statements on Twitter, a clear, definite US policy towards Syria finally emerged. After limited and ineffective attacks ...

Battleground or Bridge-Builder? Iraq and the New Regional Order in the Middle East

Warontherocks - 2019-05-29 10:29

Solving the conflicts in the Middle East: Tracing the fault lines - Qantara.de

Qantara - 2019-05-28 03:37

New US Deployment to Middle East Threatens International Peace: Iranian FM

BAS News - 2019-05-25 11:08
ERBIL — The decision to deploy an additional 1,500 US troops to the Middle East is a “dangerous” development that threatens the “international peace”, said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Cited by state-owned IRNA, Zarif said his country w ...

Trump says US to send 1,500 more troops to the Middle East

Rûdaw - 2019-05-25 06:08
Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective” role ...

US to Send 1,500 Additional Troops to Middle East: Trump

BAS News - 2019-05-24 23:43
ERBIL — US President Donald Trump said on Friday that he will send an additional 1,500 soldiers to the Middle East as tensions with Iran continue to escalate. He told reporters that the role of the new deployment is “defensive in nature”. The US presiden ...

Theresa May: What is her legacy for the Middle East and its people? | Middle East Eye

Middleeasteye - 2019-05-24 19:20

Reuters.. US to send 5,000 troops to Middle East

Waar Media - 2019-05-24 12:58
WAAR_DUHOK (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday. Tehran and Washington ...

Donald Trump’s Vow to End ‘Endless Wars’ Derailed by Foreign Policy Realities, and Now Pentagon Wants 10,000 More Troops in the Middle East

Newsweek - 2019-05-23 19:08

US Considering Deployment of 5,000 Troops to Middle East: Report

BAS News - 2019-05-23 14:09
ERBIL - Washington may deploy another 5,000 soldiers to the Middle East as tensions rise with Iran, officials revealed on Wednesday. CNN cited officials familiar with the issue as saying that the Pentagon officials and members of the White House national ...

Iran to Meet with "Great Force" If It Harms US' Interests: Trump

BAS News - 2019-05-21 20:08
ERBIL - US President Donald Trump has vowed to respond with "great force" if Iran attacks Washington's interests in the Middle East, while government sources revealed that the US strongly suspects pro-Iranian Shi'ite militias to be behind the rocket atta ...

America backs Sunnies in the Shia-Sunni conflict of interest in Middle East

E-Kurd - 2019-05-21 06:11
Abdul-Qahar Mustafa | Exclusive to Ekurd.net Different type of conflicts have been going on in the Middle East for centuries. Millions of people have died, and trillions of dollars have been wasted, and hundred millions of people are still suffering as a ...

The Great Betrayal: How America Abandoned the Kurds and Lost the Middle East | RUSI

RUSI - 2019-05-15 02:18

MLKP Rojava held first conference: We will spread the revolution

ANF - 2019-05-14 14:14
MLKP Rojava held its first conference and said, “We will spread the revolution throughout Syria and the Middle East, we will combine it with the revolution in Turkey and Kurdistan.” ...

Missiles on Ships. Making Sense of Iran’s Recent Moves in the Gulf

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-05-10 06:09
Yet again, there is a dramatic rise in tension in the Middle East, and, yet again, missiles are at the heart of it. On May 6, the Trump administration announced that it would deploy the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group as well as four B-52 bombers ...

Bahoz Erdal: We prepare for the great war

ANF - 2019-05-09 14:19
People’s Defense Central Headquarters Command Member Dr. Bahoz Erdal said the war in the Middle East is not going to end in the short term and added: “The guerrilla prepares for an extensive, long-term war, and this is a necessity.” ...

US Unsafe in the Middle East for Its Unpopularity: Iranian FM

BAS News - 2019-05-07 15:58
ERBIL — Washington’s concerns over the safety of its forces and interests in the Middle East comes from its unpopularity in the region not from Iran, said Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. “If US and clients don’t feel safe, it’s because they’re des ...