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Middle East“If Assad Stays, ISIS Stays”: The Coalition Airstrikes as Reflected in the Syrian Discourse on Socia
Social media discourse regarding the coalition forces’ operations in Syria criticizes and doubts the efficacy of the war on the Islamic State, while raising possible solutions for the ongoing conflict afflicting the country. Three possible solutions are discussed, as according to participants, by combining them the coalition may prevent strategic failure in its war on the Islamic State and possibly contribute to rehabilitating the war-riddled nation. One solution refers to eradicating the Islamic State, the second involves removing the Assad regime and the third discusses strengthening the local communities. This is the only incentive for Islamic State supporters to abandon the organization and the only way to prevent domestic funding and legitimacy.EU Hangs On with Hookers, Drug Dealers & Gun Runners
By Arnold Ahlert
Karl Marx was wrong about virtually everything, but he was spot on when he said, “history repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.” For the third time in six years, the European Union (EU) is on the verge of recession, a tragedy fueled by slow or non-existent growth, a strong possibility of continent-wide deflation, and debt burdens that remain onerous, if not catastrophic.More on the Middle East