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Russian arms to Syria would prevent NATO op of kind used in Libya

Russian arms to Syria would prevent NATO op of kind used in Libya

Compiled by Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com The regime of Syria’s Bashar Assad has been receiving a steady supply of weapons from Russia to boost its military capability and maintain its survival in the face of growing international condemnation. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov defended his country’s arms shipments to Damascus. “We don’t supply firearms and what […]

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Waiting for someone to please do something, the world waits some more

Waiting for someone to please do something, the world waits some more

By Sol W. Sanders Looking around the world, the striking characteristic is waiting out a number of crises. Their outcome seems almost artificially suspended, and their interaction on one another and their ultimate effect on the world is at issue. We start with the Euro. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s supplications in Beijing were perhaps laudable but a […]

 FreePressers Staff

Optimism in Damascus and determination not to take the regime's bait

Optimism in Damascus and determination not to take the regime's bait

Syria Anonymous DAMASCUS — It has been four days since protestors mobilized all over Syria after the brutal measures taken by the regime to quell the protests in Daraa.  The protests have now moved far beyond demands for reform of the corrupt and despotic bureaucracy to calls for the toppling of the Assad regime with […]