Middle East update: April 26 2018

MIDDLE EAST During his Tuesday press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron, Donald Trump did the thing where you say the quiet part out loud and also in an extremely stupid way: “Countries that are in the area, some of which are immensely wealthy, would not be there except for the United States and, to … Continue reading Middle East update: April 26 2018

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Middle East update: November 10 2017

Best wishes to any readers who are commemorating Arbaʿeen. and/or Veteran's Day (which is actually tomorrow, I know, but Saturday is typically attwiw's rest day so I most likely won't be here). SYRIA Well, it's happening. With al-Bukamal now in Syrian hands, Bashar al-Assad's army and its allies have turned their attention toward the Syrian … Continue reading Middle East update: November 10 2017