Tag Archives: Syria

August 17, 2017

Security Risk Seen in Foreign Recruits Fighting for Kurds in Syria

An influential London think tank is urging the British government to stop Britons from enlisting with a Western-backed Kurdish militia in Syria that’s battling the Islamic State terror group on the ground that it, too, is a terrorist organization.
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Britons joining Kurds to fight IS ‘pose security risk’ to UK

British volunteers fighting against so-called Islamic State in Syria pose a domestic security threat to the UK, a foreign affairs think tank has said.
Since 2014, hundreds of people from Western countries, including the UK, have joined Kurdish rebel group YPG.
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March 19, 2012

Saudi Arabia and Qatar: unlikely candidates for intervention

The Assad regime has been blaming bomb attacks in Syria over the past year on al-Qaeda and the Opposition, painting a false picture of those opposing the regime are nothing but terrorists. Now, with the latest bomb attacks in the …

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March 1, 2012

Why did Qatar give $250 million in financial aid to Hamas?

On 27 February, Hamas officials announced that Qatar was giving the group $250 million to help build infrastructure in the Gaza Strip—the Territory currently governed by Hamas. This is all speculation, but these are the reasons why I think Qatar …

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February 23, 2012

Not just sanctions, but intervention in Syria is needed

A United Nations investigation has found that ‘crimes against humanity’ were ordered by the highest levels of the government and military in Syria. This comes amid yesterday’s news that two Western journalists were killed in Homs, an attack which increasingly …

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