Indyk has an undying commitment, not to peace, but to Israel, or, more accurately, to “peace” as envisioned by Israel, which is the core of the ongoing crisis.
The local elections aren't everything in Turkey after all, it is still to be seen what the AKP will do in other elections, especially the presidential elections, which is yes-no vote for single person
Three years on, every ten minutes one Syrian dies, every minutes three Syrians become refugees abroad, and even more shocking figures.
Residents heard the “sounds of heavy duty machines digging under their houses throughout the night.”
"They might think that the ongoing turbulence and instability in much of the Arab world constitute an opportune time to gang up on the Aqsa Mosque. But they are mistaken.”
There is little, if any, uproar and outrage, when brown women suffer at the hands of western men and women, or their cronies, as is the situation in Iraq.
US left Iraq with the worst possible scenario: beyond-corrupt sectarian central government, many ruthless parties vying for power/revenge, and sectarian polarization at its most extreme manifestation.
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