Day: April 14, 2018

Geo Politics Syria UK

Air Strikes on Syria. UK publishes legal documents

Air strikes on Syria were legally justified on humanitarian grounds, government documents say.  The British Government published the legal position document it had, and which … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria – Mixed reactions for May and Trump

May Trump.jpgA chorus of voices across the American political spectrum expressed support for Trump’s latest strikes, but criticised the lack of a broader U.S. Syria strategy … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria – France publishes declassified intelligence report

PAris.jpegIn a rather unprecedented move, one of the allies which took part in last night’s air strikes on Syria, published the intelligence reports on the … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria – Pentagon Briefing

The aim of the Air Strikes on Syria was to significantly impact the Syrian regimes ability to develop, deploy and use chemical weapons in the … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria – Italy’s reaction

Dichirazioni del presidente del Consiglio Paolo Gentiloni suItalian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said that Italy did not participate in the attack in Syria. According to news agency ANSA, Gentiloni said that the … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria – China’s reaction

Beijing has voiced opposition to US-led airstrikes against Syrian military targets and called for talks. It also claimed that the operation had complicated the Syrian … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria – Reaction of Hezbollah

5Syrian News Agency SANA reports that Lebanese Hezbollah strongly condemned the US, British and French tripartite brutal aggression on Syria at dawn on Saturday.

In … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria – What was hit

Gen. Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters three sites were targeted:
  • A scientific research centre in Damascus.
  • A chemical weapons
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Air Strikes on Syria : Syria’s reaction

Syria’s Foreign Ministry described the joint US, UK and French airstrikes as a “flagrant violation of international law and the principals of UN charter.”

Syria … Read more

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Air Strikes in Syria – Weapons used (CNN)

CNN provides an analysis of the weapons used by the US, France and the UK in the air strikes on Syria.

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A US defence official … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria – NATO to meet later on today

2000px-NATO_OTAN_landscape_logo.svg.pngCNN reports that following the trilateral airstrikes launched in Syria, a meeting of the North Atlantic Council (NAC) will be held Saturday afternoon, a NATO … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria – Statement by Jean-Claude Juncker

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The President of the European Commission Jean Claude Juncker issued the following statement.

Last night, France, the United Kingdom and the United States responded in … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria – Reactions by Jeremy Corbyn

img_2236The UK Labour Party’s leader said that bombs won’t save lives or bring about peace. This legally questionable action risks escalating further, as US defence … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria – Briefing by Theresa May

Theresa-May-take-action-943527UK Prime Minister Theresa May addressed the press at her office in 10 Downing Street following the allies air strikes that took place in Syria. … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria. Vladimir Putin’s reaction

PutinRussian President Vladimir Putin has denounced a strike on Syria launched by the US and its allies as an “act of aggression” that will exacerbate … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria – Iran’s Reaction

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, condemned Saturday’s US-led airstrikes on Syria.  “I clearly declare that the US president, the French president and the UK prime minister are … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria – United Nations reaction

Following the air strikes on Syria, Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the United Nations released the following statement.

Guiterrez UN.jpegI have been following closely the reports of … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria – Emanuel Macron’s Statement

On Saturday, April 7, 2018, in Douma, dozens of men, women and children were massacred by chemical weapons, in total violation of international law and … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria – Syria’s State Media reports

Syrian state media said U.S.-led air strikes caused material damage only at a scientific research center in the Barzeh district of Damascus on Friday. The … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria – Russian Foreign Ministry reaction

Syrian News Agency SANA reports that the Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Saturday that the aggression on Syria targeted a sovereign state … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria : Pentagon Briefing

U.S., British and French air and naval forces launched attacks against the Syrian government’s chemical weapon arsenal in retaliation for the use of such weapons … Read more

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The Guardian : Have we learned nothing from history?

Look at Syria, and you can see all the elements that have led to world wars – Simon Jenkins

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“What on earth are we … Read more

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Air Strikes on Syria : Russia’s reaction

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Statement by the Ambassador of Russia to the USA Anatoly Antonov on the strikes on Syria and posted on Facebook:

The worst apprehensions have … Read more