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Posts Tagged: Syria Civil War

April 29, 2018 8:35 am
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The Tragedy in Syria Rests on the Shoulders of the West

President Trump’s characterization of the US attack on specific Syrian chemical storage and research facilities as “mission accomplished” is technically accurate, as the intended targets...

April 22, 2018 2:57 pm
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A Wake-Up Call on Syria

JNS.org - In his initial reaction to the raid in which 100-plus Tomahawk missiles hit Syria on April 13, Bashar Assad remarked that it signified the...

March 23, 2018 4:18 pm
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Turkey Wages a Personal War in Syria

In a rather theatrical show, the fall of the city of Afrin -- a Kurdish enclave in northwestern Syria -- after two months of battle between Turkish...

March 8, 2018 4:07 pm
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Syria Splinters, Even as Assad Regains Some Territory

JNS.org - As Syrian President Bashar Assad continues solidifying his hold around Damascus -- with the aid of Russian airstrikes -- it is becoming clear that the regime will...

March 1, 2018 12:14 pm
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Will We Ever Learn the Lessons of the Horrors in Syria?

JNS.org - On Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres described the Ghouta region of Syria as “hell on earth." Approximately 400,000 people are trapped inside this embattled city -- located...

February 26, 2018 12:07 pm
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Who Will Rebuild Syria?

The fighting in Syria that began in 2011 between President Bashar Assad and the opposition forces seems to have reached its final stages. It is...

February 22, 2018 10:04 am
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UN Pleads for Truce to Avert ‘Massacre’ as Strikes Hit Syria’s Ghouta for Fifth Day

Warplanes pounded the last rebel enclave near the Syrian capital for a fifth straight day on Thursday as the United Nations pleaded for a ceasefire...

February 19, 2018 2:06 pm
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By Focusing on Humanitarian Aid, Israel Can Still Win in Syria

JNS.org - Despite working for several years with international and regional partners to limit Hezbollah and Iranian gains at the expense of the Syrian people -- and investing...

February 19, 2018 9:20 am
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Are Russia and Israel on a Collision Course Over Syria?

Russian politicians have been surprisingly mute on the Israeli airstrikes in Syria that took place on February 11. Nothing notable has been said beyond an...

February 5, 2018 11:37 am
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No Breaks for Israel

Israel’s red lines in Syria’s civil war have included the following: returning fire against any entity that fires into Israel (whether Syrian, rebel, Hezbollah, or...

January 15, 2018 12:31 pm
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Trump Has Worsened the Syrian Stalemate

The US is currently at a great disadvantage in Syria. The Trump White House, despite blaming its increasing irrelevancy in the region on the Obama administration’s...

November 28, 2017 11:20 am
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Israeli Defense Minister Lieberman Insists There’s No Iranian Military Presence in Syria, Contradicting Netanyahu

Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman appeared to contradict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's warnings of a burgeoning Iranian military presence in Syria in an interview with...

November 3, 2017 2:36 pm
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The Syrian Civil War and the Spread of Anti-Israel Hatred

When I was a young student in the Middle East, signs of hostility toward Israel were everywhere. In Cairo, there were rallies to promote resistance...

September 18, 2017 11:25 am
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Ending the War in Syria Could Be a Disaster for Europe

Blinded by the smokescreen of the war against ISIS, the world failed to notice that Tehran was taking over considerable parts of Syria -- particularly in the sparsely...

Features

Dairy, First Fruits, and More: Welcoming Shavuot With Customs of the Season

JNS.org - I’ve often heard, and many rabbis lament, that Shavuot is the only...

Tapping Into the Brilliance of Israel and the Zionist Dream

JNS.org - As Israel celebrates its 70th birthday, the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been propagating the idea of...

Reminiscing: Israel at 70

I celebrated my 12th birthday one week before the birth of the State of Israel. I was about to begin lessons...

World

Israeli Analyst: Trump Administration Likely Wants Regime Change in Iran

The Trump administration likely wants regime change in Iran, an Israeli analyst has stated. Writing at the news site Walla, Oren Nahari tackled the question of American policy toward Iran since...

Israel

Israel Tells Russia It Will Expand Its ‘Red Lines’ in Syria

Israel has told Russia that it will expand its military operations in Syria to include the entire country. According to YNet, Israel has decided to expand its “red lines” in Syria...

Middle East

Reports: Strike on Central Syrian Military Airport Was Likely an Israeli Op...

An overnight strike on a military airport near the central Syrian city of Homs was likely an Israeli operation targeting...

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