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Putin's Airstrikes on Syria Are Not What You Think

Said Elias Dawlabani | Posted 10.12.2016 | Politics
Said Elias Dawlabani

Since Russian President Vladamir Putin began his military air campaign in Syria last week, Western media has been clamoring to explain his motivation. Most of the analysis so far has been incomplete or half-baked at best.

The Next Target in the War on the Islamic State: Mosul? Tikrit? Is Anybody in Charge? (Updated March 7, 2015)

Joseph V. Micallef | Posted 05.05.2015 | Politics
Joseph V. Micallef

Why move on Tikrit now instead of Mosul? What does this sorry little incident tell us about the U.S. government's strategy in fighting the Islamic State and the nature of its relationship with the Baghdad government?

WATCH: Iranians Dial Up Presence In Syria

HuffPost Live | Posted 09.16.2013 | World

New footage has provided further evidence that Iran is cranking up its own presence in Syria....

A Soft Power Opportunity for Iran

Kevin Sullivan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kevin Sullivan

In the neighboring country of Yemen, a very real opportunity to make good on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's promise of friendship is rapidly emerging for Iran.

Jingoism Isn't Journalism: Why I Don't Trust CNN & Corporate Media to Cover Iran

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Milazzo

Old media, and specifically CNN, are learning the difficult lesson that with or without their vast resources and state of the art studios, the Iranians' stories will be told. And they'll be told to tens of millions more viewers than cable and satellite programs tend to reach.