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EU Council conclusions following the 3,241st Foreign Affairs Council meeting in Brussels.

The Council adopted the following conclusions: “1. The EU is appalled by the escalating violence and the continued widespread and systematic gross violations of human rights in Syria, reiterates its condemnation of the atrocities committed by the Syrian regime, which … Continue reading

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Remarks by the President at the National Defense University (Official Transcript)

  National Defense UniversityFort McNairWashington, D.C.  2:01 P.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Please be seated.  It is a great honor to return to the National Defense University.  Here, at Fort McNair, Americans have served in uniform since 1791 … Continue reading

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Should Israel hope for the fall of Assad?

Israeli Intelligence Point of View   Prof. Efraim Inbar The Begin-Sdat center for strategic studies Several prominent Israelis have expressed their preference for a Bashar Assad victory in the civil war in Syria. This is a mistaken attitude for moral and strategic … Continue reading

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INSURGENCY IN YEMEN: THE NEW CHALLENGE TO AMERICAN COUNTER-TERRORISM STRATEGY

By Katherine Zimmerman American strategy against al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) in Yemen relies on local Yemeni forces to defeat terrorists and the militias that support them.[1] The challenge has historically been finding and eliminating AQAP leaders, since the group … Continue reading

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THE FREE SYRIAN ARMY-MIDDLE EAST SECURITY

by Elizabeth O’Bagy  Executive Summary\INTELLIGENCE REPORT   Fragmentation and disorganization have plagued Syria’s armed opposition since peaceful protestors took up arms in December 2011 and began forming rebel groups under the umbrella of the Free Syrian Army. A lack of unity … Continue reading

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EXPOSED: Syrian human rights front is EU-funded fraud

NYT admits fraudulent Syrian human rights group is UK-based “one-man band” funded by EU and one other “European country.” In reality, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights has long ago been exposed as an absurd propaganda front operated by Rami Abdul Rahman … Continue reading

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القيادة المشتركة للجيش السوري الحر رسالة مفتوحة إلى جماعة الأخوان المسلمين في سورية

نحملكم مسؤولية تأخر انتصار الثورة وتشرذم المعارضةأولاً : هناك صدام عميق وكبير بينكم وبين مجمل القوى المدنية والثورية والوطنية والعسكرية والسياسية أيضاً . إن بياننا الأخير لم يصدر إلا بعد أن طفح الكيل لدى الناس في العديد من المدن السورية … Continue reading

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Noman Benotman: al-Qaeda presence hurts Syrian revolution

    Intelligence Study A former Libyan jihadist discusses the role of Jabhat al-Nusra, which he says has close ideological ties to al-Qaeda. Former Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) leader Noman Benotman says al-Qaeda is using the Syrian revolution to … Continue reading

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