Syrian forces are on the brink of winning eastern Aleppo. Almost half of the region has already been freed from the clutch of terrorists and is under the army’s control. Many observers believe that terrorist outfits will be reined in once eastern Aleppo is reclaimed completely, unless the US and its regional allies want to continue their incendiary measures. In this episode of The Debate, Press TV has spoken to James Jatras, a former US Senate foreign policy analyst from Washington, and Jim Walsh, with MIT's Security Studies Program from Boston, to revisit the Syrian army’s latest advancements in Aleppo and see how this might change Washington's approach.
Aleppo liberation to tilt balance of war in Syria army's favor: Commentator
The US establishment’s attempts to put Hillary Clinton in the White House based solely on her popular vote may seem to be the right thing to do, but it would make a mockery of an already disreputable American electoral system, according to Myles Hoenig, an American political analyst and activist.
Replacing Clinton with Trump in White House will make mockery of US system: Analyst
Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that Iran would respond if the US proceeded to renew the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) which expires at the end of 2016. Iran has already warned that a possible extension of ISA would breach the 2015 nuclear accord, dubbed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Iran Sanctions Act in violation of UN Resolution 2231: Analyst
Bahraini people have held protest rallies across the tiny Persian Gulf country to show their support for prominent Shia cleric, Sheikh Issa Qassim, who was scheduled to stand for trial on Wednesday, but the trial was later adjourned to December 4. Clashes broke out in Akr, where security forces fired tear gas and rubber-coated bullets to disperse the protesters.
Bahraini regime ready to commit genocide: Activist
Saudi Arabia has once again raised controversy by first declaring a 48-hour truce in Yemen and then violating it by launching multiple airstrikes against targets across several Yemeni provinces. The fresh aggression has promoted the Yemeni army and allied Houthi forces to retaliate by firing rockets and ballistic missiles at Saudi military bases. Press TV has asked author and Middle East expert Saeb Shaath to shed more light on Riyadh’s true intentions in continuing the war against its southern neighbor.
US, Arab allies fear independent Yemen: Commentator
The secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has expressed confidence that president-elect Donald Trump would live up to all US commitments to the military alliance. Jens Stoltenberg made the remarks after US President Barack Obama said the president-elect would maintain America’s commitment to NATO. Trump showed a hawkish stance toward NATO where the business mogul called the organization an “obsolete” military alliance.
NATO has no option but to work with US: Analyst
Anti-Islam PEGIDA extremists have held a rally in the German city of Dresden to show their support for US-president-elect Donald Trump. During the Monday rally, around 2,000 supporters of the right-wing movement hoped that similar politicians would be elected in Germany and other European countries.
Western democracy, liberalism facing stumbling block: Analyst
The real tragedy of the November 8 US presidential election is that a great many people voted for Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump for all the wrong reasons, according to Barry Grossman, an international lawyer and political analyst who is based in Indonesia.
‘Most Americans voted for Clinton or Trump for all the wrong reasons’
The Democratic Party establishment is largely responsible for losing the White House to Republican candidate Donald Trump, but it is blaming everyone but themselves, according to Myles Hoenig, an American political analyst and activist.
Why and how Democrats lost White House to Donald Trump

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