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  • Killing the Truth: The War on Reporters

    How the Syrian conflict has redifined war reporting Is it the lives of those who capture the truth in war time or the truth itself that matters most? Cameras were first used in wartime in 1916, when they were so new that the soldiers in the trenches looked into the lens and said, “Hello Mum”.

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  • BBC Accused of Bias on Aleppo

    By Patrick  Ward* and Salwa Amor** Anti-regime activists in Syria have accused the BBC of bias after the broadcaster used footage of the aftermath of a government attack on rebel-held Aleppo while reporting the attack took place on regime-controlled areas. The news reports in question are also alleged to have exaggerated deaths in regime areas.

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  • Paris Bombing (13 November 2015) and Western “Terrorism” Policy

    The bombing that took place in Paris with many casualties was a human tragedy and a political disaster for Western anti-terrorism policy. A day before ISIS suicide bombers in Paris, the bombing in Beirut, Lebanon demonstrated the ease with which jihadists fighting against the Assad regime are able to operate. In both cases the jihadist

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  • A New Wave of Turkey’s Return to the Arc of Crisis

    Turkey’s relationship with the Middle East and North Africa has been quite controversial since the very proclamation of the Republic due to the new elite’s reservations about establishing close contact with the region due to their concerns about the project of cutting ties with the Ottoman Empire not only in terms of cultural and historical

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  • The Big Picture in Syria is Bigger Than Any One Group

    The Middle East has been persevering not because the leaders of Middle Eastern countries are just and legitimate, but because the people who live there still have hope for the future and ask for a better one. It would be naive to think that the future is going to be shaped by local dynamics and

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  • New peace formula for Syria promotes role of Iran, but likely to fail

      IRAN’S CHIEF NUCLEAR NEGOTIATOR SAEID JALILI (R) TALKS TO UN-ARAB LEAGUE ENVOY KOFI ANNAN (L) IN TEHRAN, 10 JULY 2012. KOFI ANNAN SAID ON 10 JULY 2012 THAT IRAN SHOULD BE PART OF THE SOLUTION IN THE SYRIAN CRISIS. (PHOTO EPA, ABEDIN TAHERKENAREH) 15 July 2012, Sunday /LAMIYA ADILGIZI Despite the international community’s calls

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