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Syria


  • The Golan Heights: Its History and Significance Today

    by Moriel Ram

    Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights might have serious repercussions for the future but to understand exactly why, and how, it’s necessary to first understand the past.      


  • Proof that Bombs Can Stop Genocide

    by Rafael Medoff

    If President Roosevelt had heeded the pleas that were made in 1944 to use force against the machinery of genocide, many lives could have been saved.



  • Do U.S. Strikes Send a ‘Message’ to Rivals? There’s No Evidence

    The notion that military action in one part of the world will deter adversaries in all others, long common in stump speeches and on cable news chatter, has at times profoundly influenced American foreign policy. There is only one problem: Repeated investigation has found that this notion is baseless.



  • Hitler refused to use sarin during WWII. The mystery is why.

    Over the years, historians (armchair and scholarly) and psychologists have speculated that maybe Hitler didn’t use sarin because he was a victim of a mustard gas attack in 1918, during World War I, and knew the misery of such weapons.