Pipeline politics in Syria

By Major Rob Taylor

Armed Forces Journal

You can’t understand the conflict without talking about natural gas.

Much of the media coverage suggests that the conflict in Syria is a civil war, in which the Alawite (Shia) Bashar al Assad regime is defending itself (and committing atrocities) against Sunni rebel factions (who are also committing atrocities). The real explanation is simpler: it is about money.  read more

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