HTS threatens Syrian-Turkish-Russian agreements, U.S. alliances in Idlib

On February 2, 2019, Posted by , In Analysis Reports,Information Reports,Middle East,Syria, By , , With Comments Off on HTS threatens Syrian-Turkish-Russian agreements, U.S. alliances in Idlib

By Katie Munk Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s plan to stabilize Syria’s Idlib province against Hay’et Tahrir al-Sham’s (HTS) growing aggression and territorial expansion struggles to be implemented (Russia: Deal 2019; Russia, Turkey 2019). Turkey and Russia planned for a de-escalation zone in Syria’s Idlib,…

The Iran-Al Qaeda Connection

On February 25, 2012, Posted by , In Afghanistan,Africa,Iran,Middle East,Mike Godfrey,Pakistan,Syria, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on The Iran-Al Qaeda Connection

This past week has seen Al-Qaeda rise after a period of weakening and transition. After losing a number of its leadership, most notably Osama bin Laden and Anwar al-Awlaki, it was thought that the organization would be further crippled until it could no longer operate effectively. However its recent actions…