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Syria is the Middle Eastern Stalingrad

Day and night, for years, an overwhelming force has been battering this quiet nation, one of the cradles of human civilization. Hundreds of thousands have died, and millions have been forced to flee abroad or have been internally displaced. In many cities and villages, not one house is left intact. But Syria is, against all … Continue reading Syria is the Middle Eastern Stalingrad

Mahmoud Darwish: The Speech of the Red Indian

1 So, we are who we are, as the Mississippi flows, and what remains from yesterday is still ours-- but the color of the sky has changed, the sea to the East has changed. O white master, Lord of the horses, what do you want from those making their way to the night woods? Our … Continue reading Mahmoud Darwish: The Speech of the Red Indian

U.S. Jets And Drones Attack Militants In Iraq, Hoping To Stop Advance

PLAY VIDEO: Airstrikes in Iraq Seen Near Erbil DOHUK, Iraq — The United States launched a series of airstrikes against Sunni militants in northern Iraq on Friday, using Predator drones and Navy F-18 fighter jets to destroy rebel positions around the city of Erbil, the American military said Friday. The strikes were aimed at halting … Continue reading U.S. Jets And Drones Attack Militants In Iraq, Hoping To Stop Advance

Obama's Hot War

The deeper the US slips into economic decline, the higher it ratchets up the pace and stakes of armed conflict.he United States has set the world on fire. It is nonsense to talk of a “new” Cold War, when what the world is witnessing is multiple conflagrations as intense and horrifically destructive as at any … Continue reading Obama's Hot War

Armed U.S. Drones Flying Over Baghdad

A picture taken on board a helicopter shows a US State Department helicopter flying over the Iraqi capital Baghdad as it transports US Secretary of State John Kerry on June 23, 2014, in Baghdad. Primary mission is to defend Americans on the ground Armed U.S. drones are flying over the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, an … Continue reading Armed U.S. Drones Flying Over Baghdad

U.S. Chemical Weapons Obama Wants To Use On The Syrian People

Public Health and Environmental Hazards Cruise missiles with depleted uranium on Libya The Same Cruise Missiles Used On Libya Are Those Poised For Use On Syria [Reposted in light of new scientific findings ascertaining NATO’s use of DU in Libya.] The military support for the Benghazi rebellion against the Tripoli dictator is provided to the … Continue reading U.S. Chemical Weapons Obama Wants To Use On The Syrian People

Stop U.S. Bombing Campaign: A Tribute To Syria

A Tribute To Syria Part II There is mounting international pressure to STOP President Obama's bombing campaign in Syria. International leaders and global citizens are seeking a political solution to the suffering of the Syrian people that does not include the advancement of more violence. Please join this effort by signing the AVAAZ.org Community Petition. … Continue reading Stop U.S. Bombing Campaign: A Tribute To Syria

Chemical Hypocrisy – Lies And Disinformation On The Road To War

With the latest allegations that Assad used chemical weapons on his own people in Syria, the world once again stands on the brink of outright military intervention in the country. As the calls for intervention by the usual suspects increases in intensity, military strikes on Damascus are looking more and more inevitable. And with these … Continue reading Chemical Hypocrisy – Lies And Disinformation On The Road To War