“Put The Brakes On US Empire”: Interview With Ajamu Baraka

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance. -

We discuss the current situation in Venezuela and why that solidarity by people in the United States is critical, even if we believe the process in Venezuela is not perfect. We also discuss [...]

Is The U.S. Trying To Start A Hot War With Syria?

By Vijay Prashad, AlterNet.org  -

It had appeared at the start of this year that the possibility of an American attack on Syrian government targets— a serious possibility in 2013 and 2014—was now off the table. It appeared that [...]

The (Largely Unrecognized) US Occupation Of Syria

By Stephen Gowans, Gowans.wordpress.com -

Atop multiple indignities and affronts to liberty and democracy visited upon the Arab world by the West, including the plunder of Palestine by European settlers and the political oppression of [...]

Syria: Hell On Earth

By Vijay Prashad, Frontline -

The tragic unravelling of Syria continues as the war there enters its eighth year. The country is impoverished, its economy is in disarray and its public finances are eviscerated. When the war [...]

The ‘Human Rights’ War On Syria

By Jeremy Salt, Ahtribune.com -

The perfidious role of ‘human rights’ organizations in the war on Syria has been exposed again with the Amnesty International report on Syria for 2017/18, followed by an equally tendentious [...]

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 [...]

Syria War: What Mainstream Media Isn’t Saying About Eastern Ghouta

By Rania Khalek, Rt.com -

As Syrian government forces battle Jaysh al-Islam to retake Eastern Ghouta, Western media outlets have totally ignored the atrocities of the insurgents, preferring to blame all the violence on [...]

Israel Is Now Arming Seven Rebel Groups In Syria

By Asa Winstanley, Middleeastmonitor.com -

The illegal Israeli occupation of the Syrian Golan Heights has now been in place for more than 50 years. This substantial territory, part of southern Syria, was conquered by Israeli occupation [...]

The Authoritarians Who Silence Syria Questions

By Jonathan Cook, Off-guardian.org -

I am loath to draw more attention to the kind of idiocy that passes for informed comment nowadays from academics and mainstream journalists. Recently I lambasted Prof Richard Carver for his [...]

US Aggression In Syria – An Imperialist Blueprint

By Strategic Culture Foundation, Informationclearinghouse.info -

February 23, 2018 "Information Clearing House" -  Syria’s prolonged conflict and misery going into its eighth year is no accident. It is by design. American imperialist design. First though, we [...]

More Propaganda: White Helmets Go Global

By Caitlin Johnstone, Consortiumnews.com -

Syria’s White Helmets have been boosted by the West as a trusted humanitarian organization, but their origins and motives remain murky. Now, the White Helmets effort appears to be spreading to [...]

Our New National Defense Strategy: Great Power Conflict and Arms Race

By Margaret Flower and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG Radio. -

The new National Defense Strategy announced last week moves from the ‘war on terror’ toward conflict with great powers. The move from military conflict against non-state actors, i.e. [...]

Trump’s Plan B For Syria: Occupation And Intimidation

By Mike Whitney, Counterpunch. -

On Wednesday,  Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced the creation of a de facto autonomous Kurdish state in east Syria that will be supported by the United States and defended by a US-backed [...]

Tillerson Unveils ‘New’ US Syria Plan: ‘Assad Must Go!’

By Daniel McAdams, Ronpaulinstitute.org -

The US military is busy creating a 30,000-strong Kurdish militia to reportedly guard Syria's borders with Turkey and Iraq. NATO-ally Turkey is violently opposing US moves to further arm Kurd [...]

Syria – U.S. Traps Itself, Commits To Occupation, Helps Sustain Astana Agreement

By Staff, Moonofalabama.org -

The SDF and the Kurds are under control of the PKK/YPK, a terrorist organization that is nearly daily fighting and killing Turkish forces within Turkey. The Arabs which ostensibly shall seal the [...]