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SIA Blog (6 December)

Darkness before the dawn? The fall of Aleppo & a Russian/Iranian role in a possible peace settlement for Syria The end seems nigh for rebels holed up in the divided …read more

The Enemy of my Enemy

The US fight against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has been extended to Libya. The bombing raids on Sirte are seen by US military analysts as making a …read more

TURKISH COUP ATTEMPT

As the July 15-16 coup attempt in Turkey sputters to a halt, the triumphant forces of Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan begin to ‘cleanse’ the Turkish military and any suspected …read more

Iraq’s fall a matter of time

The US invasion of Iraq (March 2003) determined that country’s future. Its days as a unified state are numbered. In fact, that we even still refer to Iraq as though …read more