http://www.youtube.com/watch Before Alexander the Great (c 356-320 BC) marched to the frontiers of India through the wreck of the Persian Empire; before Cyrus the Great (c 600-530 BC), the first Emperor of the Persians conquered those frontier lands, there was the legendary queen Semiramis - who led the first recorded invasion from the West into … Continue reading The Great Queen Semiramis of Assyria (800 BC) : from Biblitheca Historica
Although there are some signs of warming between the United States and Turkey over the situation in northeast Syria, many in Ankara feel it is too little, too late. — Read on http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/04/turkey-usa-syria-washington-move-didnt-please-ankara.html
http://www.youtube.com/watch As the 1800's began, while the British had conquered most of India, a new challenge was on thr horizon. Napoleon Bonaparte conquered Egypt. And he contemplated moving across the Arabian Sea to attack the East India Company in India. Watch!
Where to begin says a lot: world history courses should teach about the whole world, not just the latest winners — Read on aeon.co/ideas/dont-let-the-rise-of-europe-steal-world-history
Russia is primed to benefit economically from an influx of foreign investment in Syria, but an emerging rivalry with China and Iran for contracts could erode its long-term leverage. — Read on carnegieendowment.org/sada/78261
Turkey cannot enter northeastern Syria without Russia’s tacit consent. — Read on m.jpost.com/Opinion/Adana-Protocol-re-emerges-as-Russia-Arab-align-against-Turkeys-Syrian-intervention-579399
Recent reports claim that pro-Russian and pro-Iranian forces are clashing in Syria, raising speculations on just how serious disagreements between Russia and Iran are in Syria. — Read on http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2019/01/russia-iran-syria-rivalry.html