Syria: The Biggest US Defeat Since Vietnam

By Pepe Escobar, -

What is happening in Syria, following yet another Russia-brokered deal, is a massive geopolitical game-changer. I’ve tried to summarize it in a single paragraph this way:  “It’s a quadruple win. [...]

The US Has Backed 21 Of The 28 ‘Crazy’ Militias Leading Turkey’s Brutal Invasion Of Northern Syria

By Max Blumenthal, -

Footage showing members of Turkey’s mercenary “national army” executing Kurdish captives as they led the Turkish invasion of northern Syria touched off a national outrage, provoking US government [...]

Why Withdrawing US Troops From Northern Syria Is Good

By Rick Sterling, -

If one believes in restoring international law and the UN Charter,  it is GOOD that US military forces have been withdrawn from  northern Syria. Here are some facts and history which explain why. [...]

How Turkey’s Invasion Of Syria Backfired On Erdogan

By Patrick Cockburn, -

Turkey’s Syrian venture is rapidly turning sour from President Erdogan’s point of view. The Turkish advance into northeast Syria is moving slowly, but Turkey’s military options are becoming [...]

The US Isn’t Serious About Leaving Syria At All

By David Macilwain, -

Three days after the US President announced that US forces would be withdrawing from Syria and allowing the Turkish military to clear a zone along its border of Kurdish militants, someone thought [...]

Occupying Forces Out, Defend Syria Sovereignty & Territorial Integrity

By Staff, -

The U.S. Peace Council strongly condemns the illegal incursion of the Turkish forces into Syria with the approval of the Trump Administration and in direct violation of the United Nation’s [...]

Syrian Government Regains Control Over Country’s Northeastern Parts

By Staff, -

Eight days ago U.S. President Donald Trump gave a green light for another Turkish invasion of Syria. We explained why that move made it inevitable for the Kurds to submit to Damascus and to let [...]

Kurds Strike Deal With Syrian Government To Battle Turkey’s Offensive After Trump Orders Evacuation Of Remaining US Troops

By Jessica Corbett, -

Kurdish forces in northern Syria announced Sunday that the Syrian government has agreed to deploy troops to battle an ongoing Turkish offensive against the Kurds after U.S. Defense Secretary Mark [...]

Global Day Of Action Against Turkish Invasion On Oct. 12

By ROAR Collective, -

Since the establishment of the Kurdish democratic autonomous self-administration in North and East Syria (DASA), the border between Turkey and North and East Syria has been highly secure and no [...]

With Record Numbers Of Displaced People, Deterrence Policies To Stop Their Movement Are Mass Murder

By Natasha Lennard, -

IN SEPTEMBER 2015, images circulated of 3-year-old Alan Kurdi’s tiny body washed up on a Turkish beach; that week, donations to refugee aid charities soared. The Syrian toddler’s death, which [...]

Is Turkey Going Rogue?

By Linda S. Heard, Intrepid Report. -

As a new bipolar world order emerges pitting the United States and its Western allies against Russia and China’s growing influence, the geopolitical deck shares are being rearranged. Turkish [...]

Turkey’s Only Communist Mayor Scores Another Election Victory

By Mehmet Cetingulec, -

As the results of Turkey’s local elections emerged late on March 31, a meme featuring Vladimir Lenin went viral on social media. It showed the Russian revolutionary leader gazing at a computer, a [...]

Kurds Negotiating With Syria To Avoid War With Turkey

By Elijah J Magnier, -

Following President Trump’s decision to withdraw US forces from occupied northeast Syria, the Kurds of al-Hasaka have for the last two days been negotiating with the government of Damascus on how [...]

Khashoggi – A Deal Has Been Made, Will It Hold?

By Moon of Alabama. -

October 25 - A preliminary deal has been made between the Turkish president Erdogan and the al-Saud clan in Saudi Arabia. The case of Jamal Khashoggi, killed in Istanbul by bodyguards of the [...]

US To Send Next-Generation Nuclear Weapons To Turkey: Russian Report

By Nerdun Hacıoğlu, -

Russian state media claimed on July 2 that the United States is preparing to send the next generation of B61 guided nuclear gravity bombs to NATO bases in European countries, including [...]