Saudi Prince Bandar and Russian President Putin. The photo is old, but the two know each other.

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September 7, 2013 Arabi Souri 2

The United States ended up badly isolated at the G20 summit in St. Petersburg on the Syrian question. The best American claim is that the gathering was split down the middle – «fifty – fifty» but the cold reality is that there were no takers among the world leaders for the US’ proposed military operations against Syria other than Turkey, [Continue reading…]

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Obama written on a sidewalk in Toronto with chalk.

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September 2, 2013 Arabi Souri 4

President Vladimir Putin’s remarks on the Syrian crisis, while on a visit to Vladivostok in the weekend, were his first ones since the crisis began snowballing over the United States’ moves to launch a militarily attack against the Middle Eastern country. What is striking from the Kremlin’s transcript is that Putin spoke far more extensively than what the media reports [Continue reading…]

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