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Barbara Nimri Aziz> Syrian Drama of Another Order

The blockade on Syria - on Syrian life not weaponry - reaches into the heart of social, historical and cultural life. by Barbara Nimri Aziz This is a fascinating article exploring a too often overlooked but vitally important aspect of US/UE/GCC sanctions imposed on Syria. Syria is a richly diverse society with thousands of years More

Ibrahim al-Amin> The Resistance and Syria

The Resistance and Syria "Yet those who see themselves as being at the forefront of resistance ought to step back. When they see that the US, Israel, Europe, a Turkey obsessed with restoring the sultanate, and the Arab emirates of oppression, are all standing behind the would-be uprooters of the Syrian regime, they should worry." More

Ibrahim al-Amin> The Resistance and Syria

The Resistance and Syria "Yet those who see themselves as being at the forefront of resistance ought to step back. When they see that the US, Israel, Europe, a Turkey obsessed with restoring the sultanate, and the Arab emirates of oppression, are all standing behind the would-be uprooters of the Syrian regime, they should worry." More

Robert Fisk> Syria's 'Rebel Army? They're a Gang of Foreigners'

Syria’s ‘Rebel Army? They’re a Gang of Foreigners’ Robert Fisk hears the Syrian forces’ justification for a battle that is tearing apart one of the world’s oldest cities. by Robert Fisk   Published on Thursday, August 23, 2012 by the Independent/UK via Common Dreams The Old Quarter of Aleppo is listed by Unesco as a World Heritage site. ALEPPO, Syria More

Robert Fisk> Syria’s ‘Rebel Army? They’re a Gang of Foreigners’

Syria’s ‘Rebel Army? They’re a Gang of Foreigners’ Robert Fisk hears the Syrian forces’ justification for a battle that is tearing apart one of the world’s oldest cities. by Robert Fisk   Published on Thursday, August 23, 2012 by the Independent/UK via Common Dreams The Old Quarter of Aleppo is listed by Unesco as a World Heritage site. ALEPPO, Syria More

The bizarre, unhealthy, blinding media contempt for Julian Assange

The bizarre, unhealthy, blinding media contempt for Julian Assange It is possible to protect the rights of the complainants in Sweden and Assange’s rights against political persecution, but a vindictive thirst for vengeance is preventing that. Glenn Greenwald    The Guardian guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 22 August 2012 13.10 EDT Julian Assange: the British press’s public enemy No1. More

Der Spiegel> Fear the Reaper> 'Humane' Drones Are the Most Brutal Weapons of All

Fear the Reaper> ‘Humane’ Drones Are the Most Brutal Weapons of All An Essay by Dirk Kurbjuweit   08/09/2012   Der Spiegel The article you are reading originally appeared in German in issue 32/2012 (August 6, 2012) of DER SPIEGEL. USAF The German military is considering the purchase of combat drones. But we should not allow ourselves More

As’ad AbuKhalil> Syria: Shameful Performance of Western Media

Syria: Shameful Performance of Western Media By As'ad AbuKhalil - Mon, 2012-07-30 19:11- Angry Corner  Al Akhbar English The performance of the Western media (American, British, French and others) regarding the Syrian conflict has been quite shameful. One does not expect much from American media. Ill-informed foreign editors and correspondents and political cowardice turn American media More

As’ad AbuKhalil> Syria: Shameful Performance of Western Media

Syria: Shameful Performance of Western Media By As'ad AbuKhalil - Mon, 2012-07-30 19:11- Angry Corner  Al Akhbar English The performance of the Western media (American, British, French and others) regarding the Syrian conflict has been quite shameful. One does not expect much from American media. Ill-informed foreign editors and correspondents and political cowardice turn American media More

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