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Escalation in Syria – how far can the Russians be pushed?

[This analysis was written for the Unz Review] Events in Syria have recently clearly taken a turn for the worse and there is an increasing amount of evidence that the Russian task force in Syria is being targeted by a systematic campaign of “harassing attacks”. First, there was the (relatively

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Iran at 39 years old: drones in Israel (?), trade with Europe, calm on the streets

by Ramin Mazaheri for The Saker Blog The Iranian Revolution turned 39 on February 11. It’s about time to get married! At least that’s what people tell me – I recently turned 40. “Married to the revolution” is indeed a good description for Iranian society at 39…but the fullness of

Kosovo Historiography, or Public Opinion, tested by Ornithology and Linguistics.

by J. P. Maher For the Saker Blog   Over my head the woodland wall rises; The ousel sings to me. …The woodland birds shake out their glee for me. Irish monk A.D. 800 ca. Translator Robin Flower. 1947 The bird called ousel here is now known in English as

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