Tomas Petrikas

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Cold War Mentality Creeps Into Americans’ Feelings on Russia

This isn’t the Cold War. But you wouldn’t know that by the way Amer­ic­ans now view Rus­sia.<p>A new poll re­leased by Gal­lup on Wed­nes­day shows that …

Could US, Iran Agree On Syria Without Assad?

More than two years after President Barack Obama said it was time for Syria’s president to go, Bashar al-Assad is still in power in Damascus. But new …

Russia will give UN 'proof' of Syria rebel chemical use

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1011000/1011664_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534786041_ca98d7a111596b99753037c1058379a8<p><b>Russia will give the Security Council evidence implicating Syrian rebels in a chemical attack on 21 August, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has …

Syrian Christians in Limbo, Fearing Repeat of Iraq

Syria’s Christians dread the upsurge of radical Islamic fundamentalism among rebels battling to oust President Bashar al-Assad, concerned that the …

House panel makes scant progress getting more answers on Benghazi attack

House Foreign Affairs Committee Republicans lashed out at State Department official Patrick Kennedy on Wednesday at a hearing on last year’s attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, accusing the Obama administration of not holding State Department employees to account for failing to protect …

Yair Golan, Israeli General, Says Syria's Assad Could Survive For Years

By Dan Williams<p>JERUSALEM, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could cling to power for years despite having lost overall control of his country, according to Israel's top commander on the frontier with Syria.<p>Major-General Yair Golan's remarks, published on Wednesday in the Yedioth …