u.s. Airstrikes

Trump Might Be Seen To Have "Done Something" For Syria, But He Has Done Nothing For The Syrian People

Dr Aidan Hehir | Posted 07.04.2017 | UK Politics
Dr Aidan Hehir

These airstrikes are, therefore, impelled much more by self-interest than by compassion or a commitment to support the anti-Assad forces. Rather than being prompted by the deaths of "beautiful babies", the airstrikes more likely constitute an attempt by Trump to bolster his own image; they enable Trump to present himself as more forceful than his predecessor, and can be used to counter the narrative that he is in Putin's pocket.

Why Did Jund Al-Aqsa Join Nusra Front in Taking Out 'Moderate' Rebels in Idlib?

Tam Hussein | Posted 06.01.2015 | UK
Tam Hussein

Not only is Jund's position indicative of its indignation towards SRF's questionable practices, but it's also a sign that US intervention is pushing other forces, whose goal was Assad, to take more hard line positions.

US Airstrike Devastates Hill Captured By Islamic State

AP/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK

These brutal images show the destruction of an Islamic State flag by an American airstrike on a hill near the Syrian town of Kobani. The pictures show...

US Navy Fighters Return To The Skies Of Iraq, Targeting Islamic State Artillery Near Irbil

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK

US Navy fighters have returned to the skies of Iraq, targeting American ordnance on artillery positions held by the Islamic State, formerly ISIS, the ...

International Intervention in the Twitter Age

Hilary Stauffer | Posted 06.11.2013 | UK Politics
Hilary Stauffer

The Obama Administration's envisaged armed intervention into the Syrian conflict (in response to the use of chemical weapons that killed and sickened hundreds of people) may be the first planned military operation to be strategized entirely in 140 characters or less.

British Embassy In Sudan Attacked As Anti-Islam Film Protests Spread

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK

The British and German embassies in Sudan have been attacked as thousands of enraged people across the Middle East and North Africa continue to protes...

Protests Over Anti-Islam Film Spread

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK

Violent protests against against an American-made film about the prophet Muhammad continued to rage across the Middle East and North Africa in the wak...

Muhammad YouTube Film Protests Spread To Yemen

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.09.2012 | UK

More than 4,000 demonstrators chanting "death to America" have reportedly stormed the US embassy in Yemen, as demonstrations against an anti-Islam fil...