International Conference in Syria on Sanctions And Its Blowback

By Roger D. Harris, Popular Resistance -

Throughout my short one-week stay, Syrians, on seeing I was a foreigner, would muster their best English to ask where I was from. Invariably upon hearing that I was from the US, the questioner [...]

The Left in Syria: From Democratic National Change to Devastation

By Thaer A. Deeb, Verso Books -

In the beginning of 2017, after 6 years of devastation and bloodshed, many of this trend’s proponents released a document entitled A Call to Our Syrian People: For Freedom, Dignity, Citizenship, [...]

Now Mattis Admits There Was No Evidence Assad Used Poison Gas On His People

By Ian Wilkie, Newsweek.com -

Lost in the hyper-politicized hullabaloo surrounding the Nunes Memorandum and the Steele Dossier was the striking statement by Secretary of Defense James Mattis that the U.S. has “no [...]

The Pandora’s Box Of War

By Chris Hedges, www.truthdig.com -

By Chris Hedges for Truthdig. War opens a Pandora’s box of evils that once unleashed are beyond anyone’s control. The invasion of Afghanistan set out to defeat al-Qaida, and nearly 16 years [...]

SYRIA: US Peace Council Responds To Anti-War Movement

By Vanessa Beeley, www.21stcenturywire.com -

By Vanessa Beeley for 21st Century Wire. At the end of July 2016 the US Peace Council delegation entered Syria to meet with members of the elected Syrian government and opposition party members [...]

Syria: Activists Call For Release Of Human Rights Defender Mazen Darwish

By Suzan Ahmad, www.english.globalarabnetwork.com -

Mazen Darwish, a prominent Syrian activist, human rights defender and the director of the Syrian Centre for Media and Freedom of Expression (SCM), was arrested with a number of his colleagues on [...]