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Is the fight over a gas pipeline fuelling the world’s bloodiest conflict?
http://www.news.com.au/world/middle-east/is-the-fight-over-a-gas-pipeline-fuelling-the-worlds-bloodiest-conflict/news-story/74efcba9554c10bd35e280b63a9afb74

Syria switches to euro amid confrontation with US
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/13/AR2006021301177_Technorati.html

What Type Of Government Does Syria Have?
http://www.worldatlas.com/articles/what-type-of-government-does-syria-have.html

How Bashar al-Assad Became So Hated
The Western-educated ophthalmologist was never intended to be the Assad brother in charge. Did his inept policies contribute to the civil war?
https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2013/04/how-bashar-al-assad-became-so-hated/275058/

A Trump Strategy to End Syria’s Nightmare
Trump wants to collaborate with Russia—which only works if Syria is broken up into autonomous zones.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-trump-strategy-to-end-syrias-nightmare-1481847575

Boris Johnson – Britain ‘needs Syria rethink’ and ‘ACCEPT’ Assad running for re-election
BRITAIN might need to “think afresh” about Syria – and accept President Bashar Assad running for re-election, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said today.
http://www.express.co.uk/news/politics/759383/Boris-Johnson-Britain-Syria-rethink-accept-Bashar-Assad-running-election
The Syrian Pipeline War: How Russia Trumped USA Energy War in the Mideast
There is a crucial hydrocarbon component to the great power contest in and around Syria says F. William Engdahl
http://russia-insider.com/en/russia-trumps-usa-energy-war-mideast-httpjournal-neoorg20160917russia-trumps-usa-energy-war-mideast

Europe’s vulnerability on Russian gas
http://www.ecfr.eu/article/commentary_europes_vulnerability_on_russian_gas

Syria rebel beheading of child sparks outrage
By AFP
PUBLISHED: 17:02 GMT, 20 July 2016 | UPDATED: 17:02 GMT, 20 July 2016
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/afp/article-3699363/Syria-rebel-beheading-child-sparks-outrage.html

White House says Trump got Arab leaders’ backing for Syria safe zones though no mention was made of president’s ‘extreme vetting’ of Muslim immigrants during phone call
President Trump speaks by phone with Saudi leader King Salman and crown prince of Abu Dhabi
According to White House, Saudi king ‘backs Trump’s call for safe zone in Syria’
Trump also said US would enforce Iran nuclear agreement
Earlier Sunday, Trump spoke by phone with Australian PM Turnbull
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4170030/Saudi-king-agrees-call-Trump-support-Syria-Yemen-safe-zones-White-House.html#ixzz4XoGQPgoI
Obama Says Donald Trump Will Be Driven by Pragmatism Not Ideology as President
President warns successor not to unravel progress made on health care, climate change, Iran nuclear deal
https://www.wsj.com/articles/obama-ready-to-accelerate-work-with-donald-trumps-team-for-smooth-transition-1479157170

Trump team aims to test Russia’s alliance with Iran
Read more at http://www.jewishworldreview.com/0117/lake013117.php3#hATDE8FU4oq8Kel0.99
5 YEARS INTO THE WAR IN SYRIA: THE EFFECT ON ISRAEL
http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/5-years-into-the-war-in-Syria-the-effect-on-Israel-448500

How ISIS Spread in the Middle East
And how to stop it
https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2015/10/how-isis-started-syria-iraq/412042/

The Nobel Peace Prize for 2009
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/peace/laureates/2009/press.html

Fact Check: Were Obama and Hillary Founders of ISIS? You Bet
http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2016/08/12/fact-check-obama-hillary-founders-isis-bet/

Donald Trump signifies he will end US support for Syrian rebels despite their pleas to him for help
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/us-president-elect-donald-trump-support-assad-putin-syria-remove-rebel-backing-a7413346.html#commentsDiv

How President Trump could help end the Syrian civil war
http://edition.cnn.com/2016/11/24/opinions/trump-syria-war-opinion/

President-Elect Trump Can End Syria’s Civil War
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-l-phillips/presidentelect-trump-can-_b_13128450.html

How Trump Could Turn America’s Syria Policy Upside Down
The Middle East expects big changes under Trump, and they’re likely to get them.
http://www.alternet.org/world/how-trump-could-turn-americas-syria-policy-upside-down

Trump Team Aims to Test Russia’s Alliance With Iran
https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2017-01-24/trump-team-aims-to-test-russia-s-alliance-with-iran

Trump-Putin safe zones deal ousts Iran from Syria
https://www.debka.com/article/25900/Trump-Putin-safe-zones-deal-ousts-Iran-from-Syria

How Bashar al-Assad Became So Hated
The Western-educated ophthalmologist was never intended to be the Assad brother in charge. Did his inept policies contribute to the civil war?
https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2013/04/how-bashar-al-assad-became-so-hated/275058/

Trump’s Ascent Is More Bad News for the Syrian Opposition
Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/442216/donald-trump-syrian-civil-war-putin-assad-move-crush-opposition

Europe’s vulnerability on Russian gas
http://www.ecfr.eu/article/commentary_europes_vulnerability_on_russian_gas

Is the fight over a gas pipeline fuelling the world’s bloodiest conflict?
http://www.news.com.au/world/middle-east/is-the-fight-over-a-gas-pipeline-fuelling-the-worlds-bloodiest-conflict/news-story/74efcba9554c10bd35e280b63a9afb74