Syria
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Syria

14 December 2016

A Syrian defender of enlightenment

Remembering the great philosopher, Sadiq Jalal Al-Azm.

1 December 2016

East Aleppo: a catastrophe of the West’s making

How Western meddling pushed Syria over the edge.

20 October 2016

HyperNormalisation: good ideas, bad narrative

Adam Curtis's latest just doesn't hang together.

18 October 2016

Does Boris want a war with Russia?

Shooting down Russian war planes in Syria is a mad idea.

17 September 2016

‘Syria has been undone, and this truce won’t fix it’

Podcast: Tim Black on the impossibility of peace in Syria.

14 September 2016

We shouldn’t lock up Brits who fight ISIS – we should celebrate them

The madness of arresting Britons who sign up with the Kurds.

13 September 2016

Syria: a war for nothing

The Syria Truce is a desperate attempt to restore the pre-2011 set-up.

8 September 2016

Why the Kurds deserve our support

The West is betraying the Kurds. It’s a new low in global affairs.

10 August 2016

Syria: the unravelling continues

The weakening of ISIS is no victory for the West.

11 May 2016

Russia’s Palmyra concert reveals what the West lacks

In the war on ISIS, only Russia is acting as if there’s something worth fighting for.