Archives par mot-clef : United States

Arm the Syrian Rebels. Now. Obama’s cabinet had a plan to take down Bashar al-Assad. What went wrong? (Foreign Policy, 08/02/2013)

In addition to weaponry, the FSA needs training, resources, and intelligence support. It currently lacks a sound military strategy. Only the Americans, working together with Arab partner nations, have the requisite diplomatic and military resources to help the FSA develop … Lire la suite

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The Common Lessons of Benghazi, Algeria, Mali, Tunisia, Egypt, Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Arab Spring (CSIS, Anthony H. Cordesman, 28/01/2013)

We are only beginning to adjust to the reality that we face following at least a decade of constant upheavals in the Islamic world; it is clear that it will take at least that long to end in some form … Lire la suite

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Qatar, Sponsor of Islamist Political Movements, Major Ally of America Qatar and U.S. : Collusion or Conflict of Interest? (Global Research, January 2013)

In his inaugural address on January 21, U.S. President Barack Obama made the historic announcement that “a decade of war is ending” and declared his country’s determination to “show the courage to try and resolve our differences with other nations … Lire la suite

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U.S.-Approved Arms for Libya Rebels Fell Into Jihadis’ Hands (NYT, 05/12/2012)

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration secretly gave its blessing to arms shipments to Libyan rebels from Qatar last year, but American officials later grew alarmed as evidence grew that Qatar was turning some of the weapons over to Islamic militants, … Lire la suite

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Official: US proposed map to Israel and Lebanon to advance maritime gas exploration (Al Monitor, 05/12/2012)

The United States has presented Lebanon and Israel with a map proposing how they might bypass their border disputes in order to advance exploration for natural gas buried under their territorial waters, a senior State Department official publicly revealed for … Lire la suite

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