Some US think tanks get funding, often indirectly, from states in the Middle East, or sympathizers with those states. Some are linked to Qatar, some are even close to Iran
Another about 300,000 barrels of oil are on a third tanker waiting in the Suez Canal.
Some eight Syrian soldiers were killed and a number of others were injured in the strikes, according to opposition-affiliated reports.
“It is no exaggeration to say that the whole Gaza Strip has turned into a huge human slaughterhouse and a place of massacring children.”
The archives revealed some stark realities on IDF preparedness, intelligence accuracy and the degree of concern among staff.
Currently, around 1,000 UN trucks a month enter Syria at the single crossing point of Bab al-Hawa to deliver food, medical supplies and humanitarian aid
The SDF have been backed by the US to fight ISIS since 2015.
The protests took a violent turn when hundreds of demonstrators marched near checkpoints around the city a day after one civilian was killed in protests.
Questions are being raised about the US's long-term role in eastern Syria and what it will do about Iranian-backed attacks on its forces in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.
To understand what is happening in modern Turkey is to watch how one party was able to achieve absolute power and remove “enemies” in a Stalin-like purge of Turkish society.