Double-talks on the Syrian crisis

Dec 30,2017 – JORDAN TIMES – Walid M. Sadi Seasoned  Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says that the US must withdraw its remaining soldiers from Syria, estimated to be no more than 2,000 deployed in and around the recently liberated Raqqa region, now that the war against Daesh has ended. Fair enough. Russian President Vladamir Putin has deployed […]

U.S. priority on Syria no longer focused on ‘getting Assad out’ – Haley

 Reuters International MAR 31, 2017 – FILE PHOTO – Newly appointed U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley presents her credentials to U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at U.N. headquarters in New York City, U.S., January 27, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith/File Photo (reuters_tickers) By Michelle Nichols NEW YORK (Reuters) – The […]

David Cameron ‘ultimately responsible’ for Libya collapse and the rise of Isis, Commons report concludes

  The scathing verdict comes just one day after Mr Cameron’s sudden announcement that he will leave Westminster immediately Rob Merrick Deputy Political Editor @Rob_Merrick The chairman of Britain’s Foreign Affairs Select Committee, Crispin Blunt, described the decision to intervene in Libya in 2011 as based on a ‘blood-curdling assessment’ […]

The battle for iconic Fallujah

May 25,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – MICHAEL JANSEN Fallujah was a centre of the Iraqi uprising against British occupation in 1920, the first city in Iraq to revolt against the US occupation in 2003 and the first Iraqi city to submit to Daesh rule in 2014. Consequently, Fallujah cannot be […]

Fragmentation is no solution

Jan 26,2016 -JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL During an interview with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria, on the sidelines of the Davos World Economic Forum, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu talked about the Syrian conflict and how he sees it end. There is no military solution to the Syrian civil war, Netanyahu stated, but […]