Tag Archives: Syria

Islamic State – the happy fun group

You might have noticed the tiniest hint of sarcasm in the title. They may not have deposed governments. They may not have been elected. They may not have even been recognised as some form of official opposition by other nations. However, the group now known as Islamic State have established the Caliphate they wanted and […]

Syria 2014 – It’s Ba’ath time!

You may recognise the name in the title. The Ba’ath Party is a multinational organisation. The former Iraqi President, Saddam Hussein, was a member of the party. In Syria, it is the ruling party and President Bashar al-Assad is a member. This country is certainly no holiday destination. People are advised against travelling there. There are […]