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Analysis & Commentary - David Adesnik

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15th January 2018 – Fox News

Syrian opposition leaders in DC aim to get more support from Trump administration

David Adesnik

Leaders of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) are in Washington, D.C. where they will meet with White House officials Tuesday. Their goal is to increase cooperation between FSA and the Trump administration, and at the same time warn of the consequences of ceding control to Russia and Iran. more...

19th December 2017 – Quoted by Jeff Seldin - Voice of America

Trump Hails New Era of Global Competition, Says ‘America is Going to Win’

David Adesnik

U.S. President Donald Trump warned Monday the country's greatness is being challenged by rival powers, but promised the country would use "every instrument" at its disposal to ignite what he portrayed as an American awakening. more...

19th December 2017 – Quoted by Jeff Seldin - Voice of America

Russia Criticizes Trump’s ‘Imperial’ Security Strategy

David Adesnik

Russia said Tuesday it sees U.S. President Donald Trump's new national security strategy as "imperial" and showing a lack of willingness to accept a multi-polar world. more...

6th December 2017 – Quoted by Eleena Frisco - Tribu Magazine

Damascus accuses Israel of coordinating airstrikes with ‘terrorists’

David Adesnik

Arab media reported that Israeli warplanes struck the Jamarya military installation and research center on the outskirts of Damascus overnight; this, just days after the destruction of an Iranian weapons facility near the Syrian capital was attributed to Israel. more...

3rd December 2017 – Quoted by Ed Blanche - The Arab Weekly

Iran’s growing power could be explosive

Daveed Gartenstein-Ross, David Adesnik

Beirut- Iran is poised to consolidate its growing power in the Middle East as it tries to com­plete a strategic land bridge from the Arabian Gulf to the Mediterranean despite advances in Syria by the United States and its allies. more...

1st November 2017 – Quoted by Mark Martin - CBN News

Researcher: ‘No Question’ ISIS is Promoting Trucks as Weapons

David Adesnik

Investigators in New York City say the suspect drove a rental truck along a bike path, running down pedestrians and cyclists before crashing into a school bus. more...

19th September 2017 – Quoted by Josh Elliott - CTV

Blunt, fiery POTUS speech to UN was ‘signature Trump’

David Adesnik

U.S. President Donald Trump’s speech to the United Nations was colourful, blunt and uncharacteristic of most presidents, although very characteristic of this one, experts say. more...