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Image A Russian proposal to the refugees of Syria [Lima Charlie News][Photo: Louisa Gouliamaki / AFP]

A Russian proposal to the refugees of Syria

Russia is not resting on its laurels. With Syria’s central government readying to dismantle the last remainders of opposition in Daraa, Russia is seeking to re-legitimise the al Assad regime. To accomplish this, Russia and Syria are capitalizing on a refugee crisis, a lack of… Keep Reading

Image The Night Turkey's Democracy Died on a Bridge of Martyrs [Lima Charlie News]

The Night Turkey’s Democracy Died on a Bridge of Martyrs

Two years ago Turkey’s President survived the attempted coup d’etat enabling what is now a country ruled by one man. The demise of Turkey’s democracy would come on a bridge of martyrs. Everyone in Turkey has something to say about that fateful summer evening. Everyone has something… Keep Reading

Image Opinion | America’s Upside Down Foreign Policy [Lima Charlie News][Photo: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters]

Opinion | America’s Upside Down Foreign Policy

The Pentagon’s National Defense Strategy called for the US to focus on countering China and Russia on the world stage. Yet, while past presidents have deviated from or even ignored the NDS, President Trump appears to be going in the exact opposite strategic direction. In… Keep Reading

Image Opinion | Turkey trades Democracy over promises of greatness [Lima Charlie News][Photo: Lefteris Pitarakis / AP]

Opinion | Turkey trades Democracy over promises of greatness

Has Erdogan’s re-election sealed the fate of Turkey’s fragile democracy? On June 24th, Turkey held two simultaneous elections, the parliamentary and general elections. The latter saw the controversial, albeit predictable re-election of the country’s incumbent president of 15-years, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. President Erdogan has now… Keep Reading

Image Ignoring Puerto Rico is not the American way [Lima Charlie News][Photo: Mario Tama]

Ignoring Puerto Rico is not the American way

Puerto Rico was already in crisis before Hurricane Maria hit the island, and increasing casualties have added urgency to the need for reform. Both Republicans and Democrats have plans to help the island, yet neither party is taking direct aim at the high cost of… Keep Reading

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