Archive for: July 2017

“Donald Trump drops CIA programme in Syria”

Donald Trump has decided to halt the CIA’s covert programme to equip and train moderate rebels fighting Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, in a move likely to be welcomed by Russia’s Vladimir Putin. The CIA programme began in 2013 as part of Barack Obama’s support for the overthrow of Assad but met with little success, two […]

Libya Report: Is Saif Gaddafi in the West’s crosshairs?

The struggle for power from the ruins of Libya is likely to get even uglier, and what is becoming decidedly more noticeable is the role of other interfering states who are betting on one side or another in the game for the prize that is Libya. The latest international intrigue, orchestrated by what we might […]

UN imposed gov & Islamist imposed gov in heavy clashes

Heavy clashes erupted on Sunday between rival factions on the coastal road east of the Libyan capital Tripoli, according to a witness and local reports. The clashes broke out when an armed group opposed to the U.N.-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) in Tripoli tried to approach the capital and were confronted by forces that […]

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