Tag Archives: Civil War

#Syria’s Largest Opposition Coalition divided and failing- Al-Ahram Weekly

Rivalries and bickering are ripping apart the largest opposition coalition in Syria and may further undermine its credibility, writes Bassel Oudat in Damascus. Squabbles, rivalry and discontent dominated recent meetings of the National Coalition of Revolution and Opposition Forces (NCSROF), … Continue reading

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Al-Qaeda group’s gains in #Syria undermine U.S. strategy – The Washington Post #RecallAfghanistan1980S

Still wondering who the Syrian “rebels” are and what their chances of take over from JAN, Al-Qaeda or ISIS really are…. And if do they gain power from Islamist groups with the support of CIA training, what guarantees are there … Continue reading

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UN reveals Israeli links with Syrian rebels – Diplomacy and Defense Israel News | Haaretz

Reports by UN observers in the Golan submitted to 15 members of Security Council detail regular contact between IDF officers and armed Syrian opposition figures at the border. By Barak Ravid | Dec. 7, 2014 | 6:00 AM | 4 … Continue reading

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The West is to blame for Syrian conflict, says Saudi prince – The Independent #Extremism, #GCC, #RegimeChange

By: Kim Sengupta Dec. 2, 2014 The West’s failure to intervene in Syria’s civil war contributed to its descent into a bloodbath and not enough is being done, even now, to protect the battered population, according to a senior and … Continue reading

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1.7m #Syrian refugees face food crisis as UN funds dry up | World news | The Guardian

More than 1.7 million Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Egypt are facing a disastrous and hungry winter after a funding crisis forced the UN’s World Food Programme to suspend food vouchers to hundreds of thousands forced into … Continue reading

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