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

Human Shield Formed To Protect Syria From Military Action

Take Action Today! Write and call your Senators and Representative. Tell Congress to vote NO on the Syria authorization for the use of military force. Syrians from all walks of life have joined a human shield campaign to help protect the country from potential foreign military action. A group of people, including artists and athletes, … Continue reading Human Shield Formed To Protect Syria From Military Action

Daisy Chain Necklaces: A Tribute To Syria

A Tribute To Syria: Part I When your Arabic is limited, but you long to communicate with the children around you, there is nothing like the language of a daisy chain necklace. Thank you Syria for sharing your beautiful countryside, ancient cities, unique history, art, music, and most of all your smiling children during my … Continue reading Daisy Chain Necklaces: A Tribute To Syria

Damascus Evolves Into A Hub Of Mideast Art

Maybe it was the sight of a television crew filming tuxedo-clad waiters as they maneuvered around the gallery with alcoholic drinks. Maybe it was the glimpse of the fashionable young woman in designer jeans and the ostentatious Fendi handbag. Or maybe it was simply the impressive canvases of colorful abstract paintings and the throng of … Continue reading Damascus Evolves Into A Hub Of Mideast Art

Possible Consequences of a U.S. Military Attack on Syria

Remembering the Marine Barracks destruction in Beirut, 1983 Its 4am and I can’t sleep, just like 10 years ago when President Bush was telling the world that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction in Iraq and the United States must invade and occupy Iraq to rid humanity of these weapons. I didn’t believe President … Continue reading Possible Consequences of a U.S. Military Attack on Syria

The Broader Stakes Of Syrian Crisis

Though some intelligence analysts still doubt that the Syrian government launched a chemical attack, the political momentum for a U.S. retaliatory strike may be unstoppable. But the broader framework of the crisis involves the Israeli-Iranian dispute and the future of regional peace, says ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern. Amid the increased likelihood that President Barack Obama … Continue reading The Broader Stakes Of Syrian Crisis

Obama Named "War Criminal" In Irish Parliament

Irish politician, Clare Daly, speaking truth to power. On June 22, 2013 Clare Daly exposes the U.S. Global Agenda under the leadership of President Barak Obama in her address to Irish parliament. She appropriately calls attention to the hypocrisy behind Obama's words of "peace" while sending weapons into Syria. Her eloquent speech calls upending attention … Continue reading Obama Named "War Criminal" In Irish Parliament

Eager Lion 2013: Adults Preparing To Attack Children

Jordan Hosts U.S. jets and missiles in drills in Syria's shadow AMMAN (Reuters) - U.S. troops equipped with Patriot missiles and fighter jets began military exercises in Jordan that have drawn condemnation from Russia, which accuses the West of fanning the conflict in neighboring Syria. Washington confirmed last week it was sending the F-16 jets … Continue reading Eager Lion 2013: Adults Preparing To Attack Children

Israel Claims Its Attack On Syria Was “To Stop Iranian Missiles Reaching Hezbollah”

The civil war in Syria between rebel forces and President Bashar Assad’s Syrian army, escalated this weekend when Israel bombed Damascus, the capital of Syria. With its standard rationale familiar to Gaza residents, Israel released an official story that claimed the bombing was carried out for defensive purposes. The Reuters story in the Jerusalem Post, … Continue reading Israel Claims Its Attack On Syria Was “To Stop Iranian Missiles Reaching Hezbollah”