An eye-opening analysis of the Syrian conflict from down under.
Strikes in Iraq and Syria:
As of June 5, 2017, the U.S. has conducted 17,632 strikes in Iraq and Syria (8,836 Syria/8,796 Iraq)
Washington has sought to deflect attention from Hersh’s alternative narrative and shore up the official one through misdirection.
“What doesn’t occur to most Americans” the adviser said, “is if there had been a Syrian nerve gas attack authorized by Bashar, the Russians would be 10 times as upset as anyone in the West.
The corporate media perceive no Black peace opinion worth measuring.
In all these cases, the Times and other Western news outlets behaved as if there was only one acceptable side to the story, the one that the U.S. government was pushing…
Discussing the US role in the Syrian conflict.
What is evident is that the Syrians did not drop chemical weapons from their aircraft and that no chemical gas was ever stored at the al-Shayrat airbase.
Donald Trump’s decision to launch cruise missile strikes on a Syrian Air Force Base was based on a lie.
Whether this should have been a unilateral action is something we all must consider.
No need to debate the morality or utility of the strikes, because the scene played out per usual
Glenn Greenwald | The Spoils of War: Trump Lavished With Media and Bipartisan Praise For Bombing Syria
In wartime, US television instantly converts into state media.
Exclusive: The U.S. government and the mainstream media rushed to judgment again, blaming the Syrian government for a new poison-gas attack and ignoring other possibilities, reports Robert Parry.
A handful of progressive Democrats and one Republican in Congress are demanding a halt to the military escalation in Syria. They introduced legislation this week that would prohibit the Defense Department from putting more boots on the ground without congressional approval. By Mike Ludwig Truthout | News Analysis March 25, 2017 President Donald Trump speaking […]
Coleen Rowley on PressTV re military build-up.
Never popular in the first place, domestic counterextremism programs are now likely to become much more aggressive and bellicose.
The U.S. delegation was also granted a two-hour meeting with President Bashar al-Assad.
DN! Video | Slaughter or Liberation? A Debate on Russia’s Role in the Syrian War & the Fall of Aleppo
Russia described the fall of Aleppo as a victory against terrorists and jihadists, but the United States has decried the Russian-backed offensive…