Syrian Civil War 1.25

Syrian Civil War 1.25

The final episode! Trump launched 59 cruise missiles at Shayrat Air Base, but he first warned the Russians who in turn warned the Syrians. So the attack was mostly for show. Putin suggested the attack was an attempt to distract the world from civilian casualties...
Syrian Civil War 1.24

Syrian Civil War 1.24

Second last episode! On 8 October 2015, the U.S. officially announced the end of the Pentagon’s $500 million program to train and equip Syrian rebels in an acknowledgment that the program had failed. The Pentagon admitted that it had trained only four or five...
Syrian Civil War 1.23

Syrian Civil War 1.23

Third last episode! In June 2014 Syria had a presidential election. Guess you won? On August 19 American journalist James Foley, who had been captured in Syria, was beheaded in a video by ISIL member “Jihadi John”. That started a run of ISIL...
Syrian Civil War 1.22

Syrian Civil War 1.22

After the Obama administration decided against a full out attack on the Syrian forces, they began to revamp a failed policy. In the end, the Obama administration spent $1 billion, according to the New York Times, on what the CIA called a train-and-equip program,...
Syrian Civil War 1.21

Syrian Civil War 1.21

At a minimum, the Obama administration exaggerated its case to justify a military attack on Syria. At worst, the White House fabricated intelligence. Bottom line: no one has yet presented convincing evidence of who perpetrated the horrific Al Ghouta...