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Juan Cole – Syrian Ceasefire: A Signal that Russia is winning the War?

Whether or not the cessation of hostilities in Syria holds, it is a major turning point in the revolution and civil war that began in 2011. As of Saturday morning in Syria, the major fronts between the regime and the Muslim Brotherhood factions were quiet. There continued to be some fighting between the Syrian Arab Army of dictator Bashar al-Assad …

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Khamenei: US invented nuclear Myth; Iran will Never Invade another Country – Juan Cole

The clerical leader of Iran, Ali Khamenei, gave a speech on Sunday in which he urged that Iran maintain its military readiness in order to fend off any hostile invasion or attack. But, he said, “Iran has never invaded a country and never will.” He also called US charges that Iran is seeking a nuclear weapon a “myth” and “propaganda.” Whatever else …