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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Peace talks should be next step for Syria conflict

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 12:50am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Peace talks next step for Syria Syria has kept its pledge for chemical weapons disarmament, easily meeting the first major deadline in an accord brokered by Russia ... to the two-and-a-half-year-old conflict. Assad and his opponents have been unwilling to talk. They have set strict conditions, putting in doubt hopes of a peace conference in Geneva this month. Russia and the US, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1347825/peace-talks-should-be-next-step-syria-conflict
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    West faces challenge in tackling threat of home-grown jihadis

    Posted Sep 05th 2014, 04:28am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial West's challenge in tackling jihadis Governments have every reason to worry about citizens going to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside Muslim jihadis of the group ... their citizenship. European countries have yet to consider such restrictions, allowing nationals to freely move to and from the conflict zone. The US is already cracking down on those suspected of wanting ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1585422/west-faces-challenge-tackling-threat-home-grown-jihadis
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Libya a case study of the consequences of regime change

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 03:59am by SCMP Editorial

    ... of major cities and oilfields. The chaos is spreading, with smuggled weapons fuelling conflicts in 14 countries, among them Syria, Nigeria, Somalia and the Central African Republic. Neighbouring ... and Syria. The UN's mandate for the air strikes was to protect civilians, but participating nations had agendas of their own. Despite the protests of fellow UN Security Council member Russia, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1568570/libya-case-study-consequences-regime-change
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    World must unite to save Iraq from imploding

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:13am by SCMP Editorial

    ... are eager for revenge, and a rebellion that could tear through the region threatens. ISIL's confidence comes from its gains in neighbouring civil-war-torn Syria, where it was backed by Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait. Maliki's misrule made breaching the Iraqi border from eastern Syria straightforward for the militants. Jordan and Lebanon, already affected by the Syrian conflict ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1541273/world-must-unite-save-iraq-imploding
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    World must unite for prolonged campaign to defeat Islamic State

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 05:51am by SCMP Editorial

    ... Syria and Iraq. He has faced calls for a tough response, but the wars that followed the 9/11 attacks are reason for a measured reaction. With the US leading, the world has to work together to defeat the menace. Obama's strategy relies on a multi-faceted response. Air strikes over Iraq will be stepped up and extended to Islamic State's base in Syria, and 475 more US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1590465/world-must-unite-prolonged-campaign-defeat-islamic-state
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Do not close the door on Russia

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... cooperate. The West needs Russia's help in resolving Syria's civil war, the continuing conflict in Afghanistan and curtailing Iran's nuclear ambitions. Western Europe needs Russian oil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1563710/do-not-close-door-russia
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    World must show united front in fight against barbaric IS

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 03:14am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial United front vital to beating jihadis The brutality of the Islamist fighters rampaging across northern Syria and Iraq attracted little attention outside the region until ... and Malaysia. The draw is the group's dream of creating a global caliphate and its rapid progress in moving towards that goal. After little more than a year of fighting, it holds one-third of Syria ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1580946/world-must-show-united-front-fight-against-barbaric-islamic
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    With action on Syria's chemical arsenal under way, peace talks next

    Posted Oct 06th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... tonnes of poisonous chemicals by the middle of next year is daunting and dangerous: Never before has such a large-scale task been carried out in the midst of armed conflict. While Syria ... SCMP Editorial Now we need peace in Syria Disagreement among the world's powers on how best to respond to Syria's civil war has dragged on for two years, the death toll climbing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1325247/action-syrias-chemical-arsenal-under-way-peace-talks-next
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    US does more harm than good with military intervention on foreign soil

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... conflict and chaos. A lesson should have been learned from the invasion and occupation of Iraq in 2003; tranquility was predicted, yet when the last American troops pulled out eight years later, ... capital is an al-Qaeda offshoot which has already made dramatic gains in northern Syria. Similarly, as the US prepares to pull out of Afghanistan, contending its mission against Taliban extremists ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1532936/us-does-more-harm-good-military-intervention-foreign-soil
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    The US can help, but it will take a united Iraq to defeat terror

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:19am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Only united Iraq can defeat terror The barbarism of the extremist Sunni Muslim force rampaging across Iraq and Syria that calls itself the Islamic State knows no bounds. ... stronghold of Mosul fell, they scattered to the Sinjar mountains bordering Syria, where tens of thousands have since been trapped with scant shelter and no food or water. It is a humanitarian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1572411/us-can-help-it-will-take-united-iraq-defeat-terror

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