Prolonged US Military Presence In Syria?

By Sophie Mangal, -

Officially the U.S. strength in Syria stood at approximately 500 troops, including hundreds of additional Special Operations forces, forward air controllers, artillery crews and others. They [...]

Syria, Russia & Iran Shift To Diplomacy

By Finian Cunningham, -

By Finian Cunningham in Information Clearing House. In a big week for Syrian peace talks, President Assad was hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin in Sochi, where the leaders of Iran and [...]

Britain Drops 3,400 Bombs In Syria & Iraq

By Jamie Merrill, -

By Jamie Merrill for Mint Press News - Royal Air Force drones and jets have dropped more than 3,400 bombs and missiles on Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria, an investigation by Middle East [...]

US-Led Coalition Use Of White Phosphorus A War Crime?

By Staff, -

By Staff of Amnesty International - The US-led coalition’s use of white phosphorus munitions on the outskirts of al-Raqqa, Syria is unlawful and may amount to a war crime, Amnesty International [...]

US To Stay In Syria For Decades Say Kurdish Military Allies

By John Davison, -

By John Davison for Reuters - AIN ISSA, Syria (Reuters) - Washington’s main Syrian ally in the fight against Islamic State says the U.S. military will remain in northern Syria long after the [...]

Syria’s Survival

By Barbara Nimri Aziz, -

By Barbara Nimri Aziz for Counter Punch - I’m talking about Syria here. Knowing that I write this at my peril, I continue. Not as a defense, but as an argument, one from a different and, I [...]

When Washington Decides Democracy Is Dangerous

By Ramiro S. Fúnez, -

By Ramiro S. Fúnez for Mint Press News - QUITO (Analysis)– If you’ve been following international news in recent years, you know that two countries, in particular, have served as punching bags [...]

Black Peace Advocate Wonders If Trump Can Rein In CIA

By Bruce A. Dixon, -

By Bruce A. Dixon for Black Agenda Report - President Trump’s cancellation of the CIA’s longstanding mission to train, arm and finance a jihadist overthrow of the Syrian government is recognition [...]

Did Trump Really End The CIA’s Secret War In Syria?

By Jeff Mackler, -

By Jeff Mackler for Counter Punch - “Trump Ends Covert Aid to Syrian Rebels Trying to Topple Assad,” read a July 19 New York Times headline. Citing The Washington Postas its source, the article [...]

Trump Faces Down CIA And Co-Opts Pentagon On Syria

By Glen Ford, -

By Glen Ford for Black Agenda Report - It’s not like Donald Trump to “stifle” himself, as TV’s Archie Bunker used to say, but the president has been relatively subdued about his decision, [...]

Rivers of Blood Action: We All Must Come Together to Stop War

By Joy First, -

By Joy First for National Center for Nonviolent Resistance. The National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance (NCNR) keeps its focus on the US wars of aggression. NCNR has been acting in [...]

US Deep State: Sabotaging Putin-Trump Ceasefire Agreement In Syria

By Federico Pieraccini, -

By Federico Pieraccini for Strategic Culture Foundation - The most eagerly anticipated meeting of the year, that between Putin and Trump, lasted far more than the scheduled 20 minutes, extending [...]

Net Neutrality National Day Of Action, And More

By Eleanor Goldfield, -

By Eleanor Goldfield for Act Out! Net Neutrality ensures that big telecoms like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast etc. can't slow down or restrict your access to any site. If you want to visit my show page [...]

Newsletter: Power Dynamics Changing In World Order

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, -

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The G-20 summit highlighted a transition in geopolitical power that has been developing for years. The process has escalated in recent [...]

The Syrian Test Of Trump-Putin Accord

By Ray McGovern, -

By Ray McGovern for Consortium News. The immediate prospect for significant improvement in U.S.-Russia relations now depends on something tangible: Will the forces that sabotaged previous [...]