Voices of the Syrian people
The attack against Syria – this proud and independent country – has just taken place. Three countries with zero moral mandate to judge or punish anybody; three countries already […]
Five thoughts on air strikes against Syria
Five thoughts on air strikes against Syria. 1. The United States, the UK and France launched air strikes on Syria this morning just as inspectors from the UN chemical […]
Eight reasons why the latest Syria chemical weapons attack allegations are almost certainly complete nonsense
There is much ambiguity surrounding the alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma, said to have taken place late Saturday, but there are a few matters that are clear. First, […]
Taking the World to the Brink of Annihilation
Western neoconservatives and hawks are driving the international situation to increasing tension and danger. Not content with the destruction of Iraq and Libya based on false claims, they are now […]
Syrian refugees are going home, the West is ready to attack
“How many years have you been living in Beirut?” I asked my barber, Eyad, after he told me, beaming, that in three months from now, he will be returning home, […]
Is America Trying to Go to War With Syria?
Officials will pretend they’re doing so in the interest of human rights, but it’s only about power. As if out of nowhere, a Russian General announces that if the […]
Why is Nato Air Force moving from Turkey to Jordan?
People in the Middle East are joking, cynically: “From Incirlik, Turkey to Al-Azraq, Jordan with love.” That is, if they pay any attention to the movement of NATO troops in […]
The authoritarians who silence Syria questions
I am loath to draw more attention to the kind of idiocy that passes for informed comment nowadays from academics and mainstream journalists. Recently I lambasted Prof Richard Carver for his arguments […]