Category Archives: Middle East

What’s the Deal With Americans Fighting in Syria?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that doesn’t overhype fairly obvious observations. As the controversial new wave of American led coalition airstrikes continue to hit targets in Syria and Iraq, new revelations that there … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With a Pushback in Istanbul?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that knows that planning an infrastructure project in Istanbul is no Turkish delight. In this week’s post, we examine the growing protests in Turkey and the reactionary response … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With the Russo-Chinese Balk on Syria?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog with zero UN observers. In this week’s post, we’ll discuss the horrid massacres of the past two weeks in Syria by Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s government forces, the vehement … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With America’s Decision on Syria?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal”, the blog that doesn’t change its ideology based on economic interests (unless, you know, someone wants to make early retirement for me a reality). In this week’s blog entry, we’ll … Continue reading

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