Western howls of outrage over the Ghouta siege ring hollow – we aren’t likely to do anything to save civilians
How can we complain when we will not ourselves deal with the armed Islamist opposition to Assad (I am not at this point talking about Isis) or try to arrange our […]
When Is there Going to be Accountability for US Wars and Aggression?
US makes new claims of WMD in Syria It’s WMD all over again. Anonymous “US officials” are once again accusing a targeted “regime” of using “chemical weapons” and threatening […]
Towards an endgame?
Turkey makes a decisive move against Kurdish fighters on the border with Syria On January 20, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan announced that Turkish forces alongside the Free Syrian […]
White Helmets in Syria: some questions for our government
What should we – members of Western publics – think about the White Helmets? There is currently great controversy between journalists who present them unproblematically as heroes  and others who […]
The Forgotten Syria Crisis: How the World Profits Off of War
The vultures have already begun to circle around Syria for the contracts to reconstruct the country. For the past six years, ‘Syria’ had come to refer to war and […]
Did Al Qaeda Dupe Trump on Syrian Attack?
Buried deep inside a new U.N. report is evidence that could exonerate the Syrian government in the April 4 sarin atrocity and make President Trump look like an Al Qaeda […]
WMD in Syria just like Iraq in 2003? Contradictions in the UN/OPCW Report on Khan Shaykhun
Most western “experts” were dead wrong in the run-up to the invasion of Iraq. Are these same “experts”, institutes, intelligence agencies and biased organizations going to take us down the […]
From war in Syria to bombing in Somalia, we are witnessing the division of humanity
The West continues to throw gasoline on its fires. News comes like a hurricane. Iraqi forces take Kirkuk, while Syrian Democratic Forces seize Raqqa. Ai Weiwei releases a film […]