Selected Articles: “War, Conflict and Economic Development in the Arab World”

usa_afghanistan-soldiersCivilian Casualties in Afghanistan Hit Record in 2015

By Thomas Gaist, February 16 2016

The US war in Afghanistan produced at least 11,000 civilian casualties last year, setting a new official record, according to a report by the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan.

iraqi kurdistanCollapse of Iraqi Kurdistan

By Andre Vltchek, February 16 2016

It used to be presented as a huge success story. We were told that in the middle of a ravished Middle East, surrounded by despair, death and pain, a land of milk and honey was shining brightly like a torch of hope. Or was it more like a delicious cake surrounded by rot? This exceptional place was called Iraqi Kurdistan, or officially the “Kurdistan Region.”

middle-east-mapWar, Conflict and Economic Development in the Arab World

By Dr. Ali Kadri, February 16 2016

Of the countries that are off-track on the road to sound development, many are situated in the Arab World. The worst hit are either in conflict, near conflict or post conflict zones.

Syrian16MonthMap-600x332Turkey Comes to Rescue of ISIS Terrorists, Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and Kurdish YPG Target ISIS and Al Nusrah Positions

By South Front, February 16 2016

On Feb.16, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) in coordination with Hezbollah and the National Defense Forces (NDF) liberated the village of Misqan in northern Aleppo following a heavy firefight with the militants operating in the area, mostly members of Al-Nusra and Harakat Ahrar Al-Sham terrorist groups.

General view of U.N. Special Envoy for Syria de Mistura attending a meeting on Syria with representatives of the five permanent members of the Security Council at the United Nations European headquarters in Geneva, SwitzerlandSyria – Peace Talks and an Empire Running Amok

By Peter Koenig, February 16 2016

February in Geneva. It is utterly frustrating living the daily lie and slander propaganda against Russia and against President Bashar al-Assad of Syria, of this ‘neutral’ country, Switzerland, where soon peace talks are expected to begin. The UN hub in Geneva has in the past often served for peace negotiations, for mediation talks, but also failed more often than not, always when the American interests were not accommodated by an agreement.

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