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Why are Syrian Rebels Losing Ground in Idlib?

The Assad regime and allied militias started an operation from northern Hama towards Abu Dhuhur military airport, capturing dozens of villages each day. Backed by Russian airpower, forces loyal to the Assad regime are trying to capture areas east of the trainway linking Damascus to Aleppo. 1.319 kelime daha

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A Pending Threat for the West: Foreign Fighters in the YPG

Many foreigners have joined the ranks of the PKK/YPG in order to fight against DAESH. While some in the West advocate these people, the reality is that they have joined a terrorist organization to fight against another terrorist organization. 1.544 kelime daha

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Turkey and the UAE: Economic Allies but Regional Competitors?

While Saudi Arabia and the UAE form the so called “axis of the status quo” promoting authoritarian regimes, Qatar and Turkey work together in the “revolutionary axis” supporting popular democracy movements in the Middle East. 1.426 kelime daha

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Russia’s YPG Strategy in Syria

At the beginning of 2017, Russian specialists submitted a draft of the new Syrian constitution. While this document was intended to trigger discussions, nothing has recently been reported about a movement in this direction. 1.357 kelime daha

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What is Turkey doing in Idlib?

With Turkish absence, Idlib would face huge destruction, indiscriminate bombing, massacres, huge refugee flows and would become a new Raqqa, Mosul or Aleppo. Turkish foreign policy aims and the future of the Syrian civilians in Idlib are now hand in hand. 1.336 kelime daha

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Uniting the Syrian Rebel Factions

As long as the support is not united under one structure, which will benefit the interim government, the Syrian opposition factions will also be unable to unite. 1.044 kelime daha

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Could the US Save the Raqqa Operation Through Intense Airstrikes?

Despite huge American support, PKK-affiliated YPG forces are trying hard to take Raqqa from DAESH. After the quick withdrawal of DAESH from the Raqqa countryside, their resistance against the US-backed YPG is strong. 912 kelime daha

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