United States Stealing Syrian Oil

By Amberin Zaman, and Joe Snell, Al-Monitor. -

The Kurdish-led Autonomous Administration of Northeast Syria has signed an agreement with an American oil company, well-placed sources with close knowledge of the deal told Al-Monitor. One of the [...]

US Sanctions Are Part Of A Multi-Front War On Syria

By Eva Bartlett, RT. -

The US is waging multiple fronts of war against Syria, including brutal sanctions while claiming concern over the wellbeing of Syrian civilians – the vast majority of whom are suffering as a [...]

The Return Of The Anti-Antiwar Left

By James W. Carden, Counterpunch. -

In the writings of Dreyfuss, The New York Times’ Michelle Goldberg, Mother Jones’ David Corn, The Atlantic’s Franklin Foer, New York magazine’s resident dolt Jonathan Chait, and many more [...]

Washington Wants 17 Million Syrians Starved Into Submission

By Stephen Lendman, Global Research. -

Signed into law by Trump last December, the draconian measure that breaches international law became effective on June 17. It has nothing to do with protecting Syrian civilians, everything to [...]

The Kurds Unbowed

By Dilar Dirik, New Internationalist. -

Despite the odds stacked against it, the women’s movement is determined to continue the struggle. In response to the Turkish invasions, hundreds of thousands of women from the different [...]

Deadly New Sanctions On Syria

By Judith Bello, United National Antiwar Coalition. -

On May 20, President Trump signed into law the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act.   Embedded in this bill, a housekeeping bill of sorts where yearly “defense” appropriations and priorities [...]

US Admits It Is To Blame For Syrian Hunger

By Steven Sahiounie, MidEast Discourse. -

United States Special Envoy to Syria, James Jeffrey, announced on Sunday that Washington had offered Syria a proposal to end the US sanctions. The Foreign and Expatriates Ministry [...]

Special Edition: Sanctioned Countries Speak Out On COVID-19

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

On May 9, 2020, the Sanctions Kill coalition based in the United States held the first in a series of webinars on the United States' illegal economic coercive measures imposed on 39 countries and [...]

US Continues Its War On The Rest Of The World

By Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report. -

It isn’t clear who the next president of the United States will be but the terrible handiwork of Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and Donald Trump are [...]

US And Iran Making Moves Toward De-escalation

By Oraib Al-Rantawi, Middle East Monitor. -

Almost simultaneously, Iran started to withdraw its Revolutionary Guards from Syria — according to Israeli media leaks and western media confirmation — while the US started to withdraw its [...]

OPCW Insiders Slam ‘Compromised’ New Syria Chemical Weapons Probe

By OPCW Insiders, The Grayzone. -

We have read the first Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Investigation and Identification Team (IIT) April 2020 report on alleged chemical attacks at Ltamenah. We observe that, [...]

COVID-19 Stimulus Bill Funds State Dept/USAID Operations That Helped Trigger Polio Outbreak

By Max Blumenthal, The Grayzone. -

While the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill was authored in the spirit of beating back a pandemic, buried deep within its text is a stipend for the US State Department operations dedicated [...]

The OPCW Is Used As A Political Tool Against Syria

By Steven Sahiounie, MidEast Discourse. -

OPCW Fact-Finding Mission (FFM) has determined that chemical weapons have been used or likely used in Syria. The first report of the OPCW was released April 8 and points a finger at the Syrian [...]

Sanctions Kill People

By Eva Bartlett, RT. -

A recent opinion piece in the Washington Post proposing a new oil-for-food scheme, this time in Venezuela, surprisingly acknowledges that sanctions “can also end up harming the people that they [...]

Four Whistleblowers Claim OPCW Is Silencing The Truth

By Aaron Mate, The Grayzone. -

A new Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) whistleblower has surfaced in response to a malicious and factually flawed attack by OPCW leadership on two veteran [...]