These Days: Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

By Iman Lababedi | March 15, 2016

it is expensive keeping your armed forces in another country

These Days: Saturday, February 27th, 2016

By Iman Lababedi | February 27, 2016

Exactly why Russia joined the fray last year, to keep Assad in power

That Was The Week That Was: November 16th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | November 23, 2015

The Holocaust Museum calls on public figures and citizens to avoid condemning today’s refugees as a group

These Days: Sunday, October 18th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | October 18, 2015

Ground zero for my Dad, Syria currently owns the award for the worst place in the world and I know who I blame and it isn’t Hafez El Assad who understood what Saddam Hussein knew before Saddam misread, or more likely, was misinformed, you need to keep the country stable before you ride rough on it. Bashar was never meant to be President of Syria, it was meant to be his older brother Bassel. Bassel died early and Syria is up in flames with Russia and the US taking turns blowing it apart

These Days: Saturday, September 19th, 2015

By Iman Lababedi | September 19, 2015

It is not often I agree with Trump about anything, but I agreed with him about Syria: let Assad and ISIS fight it out and wait till the dust settles before you pick a side. Since nothings works for the Yanks, why not leave em to it? It is as though the US forgot what Russia learnt in their own excursions into Afghanistan: this shit will bankrupt you. Enough of wars, since you aren’t really on any side, let Russia go bankrupt for awhile.