Tag: syria

41 Why are chemical weapons such a big deal? 2017-04-06T11:32:38.110

36 Why would Assad use chemical weapons in the civil war as of 2018? 2018-04-12T05:57:44.760

34 What is the purpose of USA warning Russia about missile strikes in Syria? 2017-04-08T19:18:14.537

25 What evidence is there that the Assad regime was responsible for the chemical attack in April 2017? 2017-04-07T07:10:57.373

25 What incentives (or stated motives) did the US have to attack Syria? 2017-04-10T13:47:57.347

24 What are the (good) arguments in favour of ISIS? 2015-06-18T19:26:32.207

23 What incentive could Assad have to use chemical weapons? 2017-04-07T20:14:40.693

23 Why would a planned Turkish invasion of Syria motivate US troops' withdrawal? 2018-12-20T19:11:54.170

21 What enables ~30k ISIS fighters to compete with ~190k peshmerga, & others? 2014-09-26T22:57:46.473

21 On what principle did UK seize an Iranian oil tanker? Is there no right of passage for third countries? 2019-07-09T10:49:36.230

20 Electoral considerations aside, what are potential benefits, for the US, of policy changes proposed by the tweet recognizing Golan annexation? 2019-03-22T05:46:06.653

18 What's the Russian interest in the Syrian civil war? 2015-09-28T17:28:06.303

18 Has Donald Trump indicated his opinion on non-Muslim, non-Christian refugees? 2015-12-14T01:14:39.663

17 Legality of Syrian invasion by US and allies 2016-07-20T16:36:40.550

16 Why did Vladimir Putin order a pullout from Syria in late 2017? 2017-12-12T08:24:48.737

16 What is "demographic engineering" and how does it differ from ethnic cleansing? 2019-10-07T12:56:13.430

14 Why is US supporting ISIS in Syria while opposing it in Iraq? 2014-06-29T15:04:12.380

14 Did the USA have a political agenda in Syria beyond simply the containment of ISIS? 2019-10-24T17:59:54.050

14 Why are the Syria and Iraq wars viewed differently among Democrats? 2019-12-22T00:42:54.063

13 What could the United Nations do after a chemical attack in Syria? 2017-04-05T22:36:13.800

12 Why does Russia need to win Aleppo for the Assad regime before they can withdraw? 2016-10-20T21:02:18.027

12 Is Syria under a Liberal/progressive regime (for its region) and how does it relate to the moderate rebels 2017-06-08T16:50:30.150

11 Why don't Syrian refugees claim asylum at the Turkish-Greek border? 2016-02-28T19:35:45.367

11 How do people prove that they belong to an ethnicity? 2016-03-18T20:16:01.413

11 Why don't Western powers support Bashar al-Assad since it now became clear most of the opposition is not in support of democratic government? 2017-04-08T15:45:32.310

10 What are the upsides or advantages to the USA of intervening in Syria? 2016-10-21T18:07:39.053

10 Has the Pentagon provided evidence for their accusations against Assad's potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack? 2017-06-28T10:03:50.390

10 Can a NATO member call Article 5 after being attacked outside its national borders? 2019-10-14T19:04:55.770

9 Why do some of the Druze oppose the regime in Syria? 2015-09-06T03:47:16.833

9 Russia and the Security Council resolution on a Syria ceasefire 2016-10-13T00:29:34.370

9 What exactly differentiates Ba'athism? 2016-11-03T21:52:38.817

9 Why does Erdogan hate Bashar Al Assad? 2018-04-03T17:48:22.987

8 Did Turkey take revenge of Russian attacks on ISIS by downing the plane? 2015-11-25T06:16:50.570

8 Why is Russia going to withdraw from Syria? 2016-03-25T18:17:17.403

8 Why does Russia support the Assad regime? 2017-04-07T07:17:20.147

8 Are the US strikes in Syria backed by international treaties against the use of chemical weapons? 2017-04-07T07:37:09.793

7 Why do we call the Syrian refugees refugees? 2015-09-01T08:51:27.037

7 Is the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights a reliable source? 2016-12-16T14:31:52.357

7 What is Putin's stance on United States invading Syria and overthrowing the Assad regime? 2017-04-06T22:08:08.977

6 Can a Turkish involvement on a military strike on Syria trigger the NATO mutual defense clause? 2013-08-31T14:25:30.547

6 How come so many asylum seekers have managed to enter Hungary? 2015-09-06T11:19:31.927

6 Why did European Commission warn against building a Hungarian-Serbian border fence? 2015-09-06T11:26:07.293

6 Why the West supports Al-Qaeda in Syria? 2015-10-02T16:21:15.223

6 Which Syrian Flag to use? 2015-11-17T18:07:38.580

6 Why was Saddam Hussein captured but Assad is still spared by America? 2016-05-24T12:42:49.923

6 Why is the world silent on the alleged use of phosphorus in Aleppo? 2016-06-25T00:57:21.753

6 Didn't the USA need to declare war before launching the missiles on April 6th 2017? 2017-04-07T11:54:52.237

6 What are the current military objectives of Rojava(Syrian kurds)? 2017-04-11T05:52:08.443

6 Putin's 2016 announcement : Withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria 2017-11-17T16:02:39.343

6 What has been Russia's response to the US strikes on Syria? 2018-04-17T17:47:20.337

5 Why don't other nations take action against Islamic State? 2015-05-22T16:54:08.260

5 How are relationships between Russia and progressive Kurdish groups? 2015-09-30T10:35:55.167

5 What are the rights of refugees who come to the US? 2015-11-19T21:49:26.330

5 Why is Assad a tyrant who must go but the tyrant in Bahrain, Al Khalifa, can stay? 2015-11-26T23:58:03.567

5 How can ISIS & other groups control large populations with limited resources? 2016-02-07T08:41:22.093

5 Why won't NATO leave Syria? 2016-06-20T04:58:52.427

5 Why didn't anyone talk about 'supporting the democratically elected government' in Syrian uprising as they did in the coup in Turkey and save lives? 2016-12-06T11:20:29.490

5 Under what international law is the deployment of U.S. forces in Syria justified? 2017-03-11T19:29:49.410

5 Has the Syrian Government used barrel bombs with chlorine since Trump's airstrike? 2017-04-12T05:22:59.407

5 Have Syrian rebels ever used chemical weapons? 2017-04-17T18:33:33.483

5 Are car bombs considered a conventional weapon under international law? 2017-04-20T02:54:17.657

5 Why didn't Turkey want the US to attack Raqqa? 2017-05-20T14:45:03.997

5 Does Democratic Federation of Northern Syria have any official foreign relations? 2018-02-09T22:00:18.397

5 Why is Turkey attacking the Kurds in Syria? 2019-10-10T14:36:17.233

5 Has the US explained why it vetoed the UN resolution condemning Turkey’s Syria invasion? 2019-10-11T06:35:31.830

4 Are oil fields controlled by ISIS being targeted by US or any other forces? 2015-10-30T13:09:47.590

4 Why US is supportive of YPG despite their links with PKK 2016-05-31T04:42:40.450

4 What's the United States plan for post-Assad Syria? 2016-09-10T20:19:20.457

4 What is Donald Trump's official position on the Syrian civil war? 2016-12-09T18:34:36.440

4 Iran rebukes Turkey on Syria incursion - Why? 2018-02-06T05:52:37.457

4 How do the political/economical systems in the Rebel Zapatista Autonomous Municipalities and the Democratic Federation of Northern Syria compare? 2018-08-09T14:27:47.390

4 What is President Trump's first public reaction to Turkey's invasion into Northern Syria against his stark warning? 2019-10-09T16:14:30.027

4 Does the M4 highway in Syria reside entirely in the initially announced Turkish "safe zone"? 2019-10-14T02:41:24.637

4 In what respect exactly is Turkey accusing Russia of violating their agreement in Syria? 2020-02-03T13:49:09.993

4 Who are the Turkey-backed Syrian rebels? 2020-02-08T23:03:51.823

3 Has Syria protested the violation of its airspace by US and European military aircraft? 2016-10-28T16:41:12.060

3 How many non-combatants have been killed by the Islamic State? 2017-06-13T21:57:27.703

3 How many US military troops are in Syria? 2017-12-03T08:20:28.427

3 List of embassies closed in Damascus (Syria) 2018-03-14T23:00:40.330

3 Why has Macron offered to mediate between the Turkish government and YPG force of Syria? 2018-04-02T19:46:37.337

3 Does Russia's veto at the UN Security Council end any role for the United Nations in investigating the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria? 2018-04-10T21:41:30.540

3 What would have been the aim of Theresa May refusing to join the strike on Syria? 2018-04-11T06:38:14.910

3 What does the Assad regime gain from the use of "chemical weapons" on Syrian civilians? 2018-04-15T22:18:13.037

3 Have some of Russian troops withdrawn from Syria since Putin's announcement in december 2017? 2018-05-23T14:56:33.347

3 Has the OPCW submitted its report relevant to the alleged April 7, 2018 chemical weapon attack in Douma to the organisation's member states? 2018-06-26T19:58:54.217

3 What is Trump's plan to end or reduce US involvement in Syria? 2019-10-10T11:53:02.927

3 Did any anti-war politicians commend Trump for removing US troops from Syria? 2019-10-17T20:56:50.357

3 Has Turkey explained how their larger "safe zone" is going to be different from what's going on in Afrin? 2019-10-21T20:48:12.003

3 Has the UK gone forward with its plan to designate northern Syria a "no-go" zone? 2019-10-22T11:36:04.073

3 Is there a more recent estimate on the number of Syrians in Saudi Arabia? 2019-11-10T03:13:01.963

2 When did the "red line" get drawn? 2013-09-04T16:29:20.860

2 Overall, what is the reaction of nearby countries to the Syria civil conflict? 2014-09-14T12:29:57.343

2 Is there a correlation between Russia's allies and denominations of Islam? 2015-09-30T20:08:27.700

2 What are the potential benefits of a successfully implemented Islamic State? 2015-12-15T05:37:56.893

2 Are there any negotiations underway to return Syrian refugees back to peaceful parts of Syria? 2017-12-22T19:29:41.913

2 Why does the USA want to risk a conflict with Russia by preparing military interventions in Syria? 2018-04-11T13:01:49.193

2 Did the Greek economy contract more than Syria's in the past decade? 2018-08-20T11:19:05.127

2 Has Russia said anything about helping Syria fight Turkey, now that the SDF has allowed Assad's army to move north? 2019-10-14T00:22:04.567

2 How old were al-Baghdadi's children that died with him? 2019-10-27T18:52:19.580