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Tucker Carlson Tells Truth About Syria - Crosses Trump

Tucker Carlson

Syria: What will end the war?

Syria

Russia's response? Warships loaded with tanks and military supplies spotted 'leaving Turkey for Syria'

Russian warships loaded with tanks have been spotted leaving Turkish waters headed for Syria.<p>It comes as the world awaits Vladimir Putin's response …

International Journalist Tells The Truth About Syria

Syria

Eva Bartlett: Everything you've been told about Syria is a lie

Syria

Macron: I never said US and France would stay in Syria for long term

French president denies suggesting he convinced Trump to maintain military presence<p>Emmanuel Macron has clarified a suggestion that he was responsible for shifting the US position on Syria, after the White House rebutted an earlier comment by the French president that he had “convinced” Donald Trump …

Russia says Syrian 'chemical attack' was staged

<b>Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said a reported chemical attack in Syria was staged by foreign agents.</b><p>A spokesman for Russia's defence ministry accused the UK of being involved in staging the attack.<p>The US and France say they have proof it took place and, alongside the UK, are …

Syria crisis: Your questions answered

<b>Following the suspected chemical weapons attack in Douma in Syria on Saturday, a political blame game has ensued between Russia, Syria, the United States, France and the UK.</b><p>Russia has warned of the "danger of war" over Syria. France's President Macron said he had "proof" that the Syrian government …

Tomahawk strikes and smouldering ruins – but no real change in Syria

Trump can claim that he acted decisively while Putin and Assad carry on with their brutal war<p>The images seemed convincing. The scientific research facility in Barzeh, north of Damascus was once a modern, sprawling complex – and the alleged home of Bashar al-Assad’s chemical weapons programme.<p>As …

Putin criticises west's strikes as defiant Assad praises Moscow

Syrian leader welcomes Russian delegation one day after missile strikes by US-led coalition<p>Bashar al-Assad has struck a defiant tone as he welcomed a Russian delegation just one day after a US-led coalition launched missile strikes against Syria, praising Moscow’s military support and declaring …

Russia

Syria: western allies launch diplomatic offensive in wake of strikes

Pressure grows on Russia to stop protecting Assad as US, UK and France press for inquiry into chemical weapons stockpiles<p>Western powers are to attempt to inject diplomatic momentum behind the military strikes against Syrian government chemical weapon sites by calling for the UN to launch a broad …

The war in Syria explained in five minutes | Guardian Animations

The Syria powder keg: danger in rush for influence on crowded battlefield

It’s debatable when the world last found itself in such a perilous situation – and there are disturbing echoes of the eve of the first world war<p>As UN secretary general, it is António Guterres’s increasingly frequent duty to warn the major powers they are rushing towards catastrophe. On Friday, on …

The Families Who Sacrificed Everything for Assad

Syria's Alawite community have been a key source of support for the regime. But even they could turn on him.<p>BEIRUT—Since Syrian regime forces were accused of conducting a chemical-weapons attack on Saturday on Douma, the largest rebel town near Damascus to surrender, the world has waited anxiously …

Middle East

3 Things You Need to Know About the Science Rebellion Against Trump

The new president’s first moves on science spur a Twitter war and prompt a march.<p>The Trump administration was merely minutes old when all references to climate change disappeared from the White House website. Later that day, the National Park Service Twitter account was briefly shutdown because the …

The whole philosophy community is mourning Derek Parfit. Here's why he mattered.

Derek Parfit, who died at age 74 on Sunday evening, was not the most famous philosopher in the world. But he was among the most brilliant, and his papers and books have had a profound, incalculably vast impact on the study of moral philosophy over the past half century.<p>His work did not dwell on …

The Evolution Institute

Taunton's policy of putting philosophy at heart of its curriculum is one of secrets of its success

The upper sixth at Taunton School are discussing how we can use analogies to talk about God, and how bulls' urine could be a useful analogy for God's …

School of Thought

Fourth graders find their inner philosopher, with the help of UO undergraduates<p><b>The Araboolies have come to town and turned it upside down.</b><p>That’s the …

Cosmic Apprentice: Dorion Sagan on Why Science and Philosophy Need Each Other

As if to define what science is and what philosophy is weren’t hard enough, to delineate how the two fit together appears a formidable task, one that has spurred rather intense opinions. But that’s precisely what <b>Dorion Sagan</b>, who has previously examined the prehistoric history of sex, braves in the …

The difference between science and philosophy is... • literary jukebox

The difference between science and philosophy is that the scientist learns more and more about less and less until she knows everything about nothing, whereas a philosopher learns less and less about more and more until he knows nothing about everything.<p><b>Song:</b> “Science vs. Romance” by <b>Rilo Kiley</b>

Philosophy is not religion. It must not be taught that way

For A-level students in the UK, there is only one exam board that runs a real philosophy course. And that's about to be changed into yet another religious education course.<p>For the last nine years, I have taught the AQA's A-level philosophy course. It's a good course, and the only one to represent …

52 Education Blogs You Should Follow

If you are a teacher, student, parent, or administrator, you should be following education blogs. Why? Simply because blogs are an ever-increasing …

News Literacy: Critical-Thinking Skills for the 21st Century

How can these coexist? How can students be so technologically savvy while also displaying their lack of basic skills for navigating the digital world?<p>…

Glazer: What Helps Teachers Translate Brain Research into Practice?

<b>January 2014, 1 #10</b><p><b>Driving Question:</b> <b>What Helps Me Translate Brain Research into Effective Practice?</b><p>As a classroom teacher who has attended many …

Journey of a Social Entrepreneur - The Philosophy Foundation

Social entrepreneurs come in all shapes and sizes as the previous six profiles in this series vividly demonstrate. This month’s profile looks at a …