The Hugely Important OPCW Scandal Keeps Unfolding. Here’s Why No One’s Talking About It.

By Caitlin Johnstone, -

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is now hemorrhaging evidence that the US and its allies deceived the world once again about yet another military intervention, which [...]

The OPCW And Douma: Chemical Weapons Watchdog Accused Of Evidence-Tampering By Its Own Inspectors

By Jonathan Steele, -

Claims that President Bashar al-Assad’s forces have used chemical weapons are almost as old as the Syrian civil war itself. They have produced strong reactions, and none more so than in the case [...]

US Seizure Of Oil Fields Escalates Tensions In Syria

By Bill Van Auken, -

The US has deployed hundreds of troops backed by armored vehicles into oil fields located in Syria’s northeastern Deir Ezzor province, where they are reportedly building two new bases. Turkish [...]

Wikileaks Reveals OPCW Falsified Reports To Blame Syrian Government Instead Of Western Backed-Jihadis!

By Federico Pieraccini, -

A whistleblower from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) delivered to Wikileaks authentic documents to do with investigations into the Douma bombing in Syria in 2018. [...]

Trump’s Syrian See-Saw: From Pullout To Pillage

By Staff, -

First came the withdrawal. It was real, and had a significant effect. Trump ordered the removal of US troops from Kurdish areas, putting an end to the prospect of an independent Kurdish statelet, [...]

US Congressional Panel Outlines Next Phase Of Dirty War On Syria: Occupy Oil Fields And Block Reconstruction

By Ben Norton, -

Despite President Donald Trump’s order of a partial withdrawal of troops from Syria, the United States’ regime-change war against the country continues in broad daylight. At a US [...]

Everything You Were Told About The Syrian War Was Wrong – Until Now

By Robert Fisk, -

That wars end very differently to our own expectations – or our plans – was established long ago. That “we” won the Second World War did not mean the Americans would win the Vietnam war, or that [...]

UNAC Statement On The Situation In Syria: U.S. Out!

By Staff, -

The United National Antiwar Coalition (UNAC) stands in solidarity with the long-suffering people of Syria.  We oppose all foreign occupation of Syrian territory.  Syria belongs to the [...]

The Blatant Illegality Of US Interventions In Syria

By Ron Forthofer, -

The US is increasing its military presence in Syria.  In, “Trump OKs wider Syria oil mission, raising legal questions” the AP reports: "President Donald Trump has approved an expanded military [...]

On Bragging About Murdering People You Turned Into Terrorists

By Staff, -

You cannot promote the rule of law by loudly bragging about committing murder. You cannot end terrorism by committing terrorism. Here is a U.S. president openly proclaiming that he has committed [...]

Chomsky: Trump’s Actions On Syria Reflect The Foreign Policy Of A Con Man

By C.J. Polychroniou, -

Donald Trump’s handling of U.S. foreign policy with Syria has baffled and angered both the diplomatic and military establishments in the United States. Nonetheless, he continues to maintain power [...]

By Protecting Syria’s Idlib, The US Created A Safe Haven For Baghdadi And ISIS

By Dan Cohen, -

October has been a tough month for the motley crew of self-styled Syria experts and regime-change diehards who spent years cheering on the so-called “moderate rebels.” First, the “Free Syrian [...]

Freedom Rider: The Baghdadi Scam

By Margaret Kimberley, -

Donald Trump says that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed by the United States military. Baghdadi was the founder of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), which is also known as ISIS and [...]

Trump Shifts From Ending “Forever Wars” To Sending Tanks Into Syria’s Oil Fields

US Defense Secretary Mark Esper Friday confirmed that Washington would leave military forces in Syria to maintain control of the country’s principal oil and gas fields. The Pentagon is [...]

Trump And NY Times Admit US Imperialist War In Syria

By Finian Cunningham, -

From extraordinary candid admissions made separately by US President Donald Trump and the New York Times, there can be no illusion about what American forces are really deployed in Syria for. [...]