Syria
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Syria

4 September 2018

The West has no moral authority in Syria

Our leaders’ criticisms of Assad and Putin smack of hypocrisy.

29 June 2018

Digging into the domestic roots of jihad

David Thomson’s The Returned explores why so many Westerners support ISIS.

24 April 2018

It isn’t America vs Assad – it’s America vs Iran

US meddling in Syria is really aimed at Tehran.

24 April 2018

Syria is a moral problem, not a legal one

Judging every military act in legal terms is just moral evasion.

19 April 2018

Syria, The Times and free speech

Why did the newspaper attack me for questioning the government?

16 April 2018

The West’s virtue-bombing of Syria is a disastrous mistake

Our governments have made themselves the allies of ISIS.

13 April 2018

Syria: the bloody price of Western narcissism

The Twitter bombardiers have no idea of the horrors they will unleash.

20 March 2018

Afrin: the shame of the West

Why Western leaders are silent on the barbarism against the Kurds.

20 February 2018

America v Russia: blundering into a hot war

The killing of Russian mercenaries in Syria ramps up Cold War tensions.

8 January 2018

Why is Britain funding jihadis?

Western foreign policy has deepened the conflict in the Middle East.