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… the problem really comes from Washington’s longtime strategy of coercing U.N. organizations into becoming propaganda arms for U.S. geopolitical strategies.
“Syria has had so many heroes, but people often don’t know who they are.”
So it’s all about mass murder of defenseless children, and to stop it, we should call on the drone king, Obama, to end “terror from the skies”.
Amidst the screaming of women and children, the silence of the dead, and the blaring sirens trying to respond to the fires and carry away the injured, viewers can hear the shouts of men, some in anger and some in frenzied attempts to rescue those buried under rubble or critically injured by the bombs.
In the wake of Turkey’s intentional downing of a Russian jet over Syrian airspace it appears the wrong lessons are being learned. Instead of greater cooperation to fight terrorism, we see the US doubling down on its failed policy. Events are spinning out of control as Syria turns into a battleground for military forces locked […]
Muhawesh: To hear the mainstream media tell the story, if you are against U.S. intervention in foreign wars you must be pro-dictator. But when it comes to our supposed allies in the peace movement like Burke, shouldn’t we expect more than parroting establishment talking points?
“Today’s Zaman”: The purpose was to create the perception that, according to Şeker, “Assad killed his people with sarin and that requires a US military intervention in Syria.”
Tariq Ali: the crisis in Syria – questions and answers, Dangerous Times Festival, 31 May 2014
I’m not saying the world is a happy, safe place and we should just stay home and contentedly drive our Priuses, but it seems establishing a one-size-fits-all legal justification(s) is not the way to do this. By Mark Fiore MarkFiore.com February 23, 2015 While most people are focused on ISIS (or ISIL, Islamic State […]
From the article: The U.N. and other humanitarian agencies say that with no access to the ravaged area, people, many of them children, are starving; women are dying in childbirth; thousands are suffering from malnutrition and lack of water, power and medical supplies.
In this episode of Truth in Media, Ben Swann explores the origin of ISIS that has already been long forgotten by American media. Swann takes on the central issue of whether or not ISIS was created by “inaction” by the United States government or by “direct” action. Subscribe or “Follow” us on RiseUpTimes.org. Rise Up Times is […]
The ISIS monster would never have emerged without the US policy of overthrowing Assad, Barry Grossman writes. Barry K. Grossman, whatsupic.com PressTV Fri Oct 10, 2014 We should avoid always falling into the trap of assuming the various elements comprising the US dominated “Empire” security apparatus hatch, plan and execute their operations in the same […]
▶ Seymour Hersh: Obama “Cherry Picked” Intel on Syrian Chemical Attack to Justify U.S. Strike (2 of 2)
Published on Dec 9, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh joins us to discuss his new article casting doubt on the veracity of the Obama administration’s claims that only the Assad regime could have carried out the chemical attacks in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta earlier this year. Writing in the London Review of Books, Hersh […]
You know, before working in reconciliation, I thought the so-called “democratic world” was really protecting freedom of expression and political choices. I am not involved with politics but they are ‘framing’ me; politicizing me. Am very shocked to learn that in this democratic world it is forbidden to think differently, talk differently and act differently […]
The daylight of a global awakening By Dr. Hakim 16 September 2013 Voices for Creative Nonviolence VCNV.org We, the Afghan Peace Volunteers, are finding strength amidst our dark nights because, in the daylight of a global awakening, we see people throughout the world refusing to comply with oppressive systems. We see that we aren’t alone […]
Militarism disguised as democracy This time it’s Syria, last time it was Iraq. Obama chose to accept the entire Pentagon of the Bush era: its wars and war crimes John Kerry. (photo: file) By John Pilger, Guardian UK via ReaderSupportedNews.com 11 September 13 n my wall is the Daily Express front page of September […]
President Barack Obama speaks at a campaign rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina 10/19/08. (photo: Jim Young/Reuters) By William Boardman 29 August 13 Reader Supported News resident Obama is apparently wobbling on the edge of committing an impeachable offense, specifically a military attack on Syria without the authorization of Congress, without the approval of the United Nations […]