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Syria

  • by Beyond Today Editor
Recently The Wall Street Journal reported that Russia’s involvement in the Syrian conflict—helping President Bashar al-Assad in fighting against Islamist forces seeking his ouster—has given some insight into Russian military capabilities.
  • by Beyond Today Editor
Despite daily U.S. and allied forces’ airstrikes, the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) continues to seek the destruction of the Syrian state and the entirety of the current Middle East order. The focus on media attention is on ISIS’ military campaigns and the intense violence that is their calling card.