Tag Archives: Middle east peace

The End of the Syrian Civil War: How We Got Here and What’s Next



Bashar al Assad is on the verge of winning the Syrian Civil War with rebels making a last stand in Idlib. This episode goes over the major characters in the Syrian Civil War, how we got here, and how this is probably going to work itself out.


Ending the War in Afghanistan; A Breakthrough in US Taliban Negotiations



After months of meetings between US Afghanistan Special Envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban negotiators we have begun to see progress. Taliban leaders are meeting with Afghan government leaders, a ceasefire has been agreed to, the US is withdrawing thousands of troops, and the Taliban are committing to anti-terrorist measures. While many are logically skeptical, these new dialogues are inspiring cause for optimism. Here’s the significance of this update.