Month: September 2019

BSNews co-editor’s trip to Syria

Hello, I’m Alison Banville, co-editor of BSNews. This is my crowdfunder for my upcoming trip to Syria: I have made two trips to Syria with my co-editor, Mike Raddie. In 2017 we visited Aleppo, Homs and Damascus, during which we interviewed Aleppo MP Fares Shehabi and talked to people on the ground in East Aleppo, Jebrin refugee camp and in the previously occupied […]

Deadly Sin

By Alison Banville I have been accused of viewing men as collectibleBut I am simply noticing that some are delectableThere’s nothing wrong with that!All I’m doing is admiringI just choose to do it while I’m panting and perspiringBut note, I’m very picky and that’s difficult for suitorsMy checklist makes me one of the most rigorous recruitersSo what is on that […]

US Task Force Smoking Gun smuggles weapons to Syria: Serbia files

New leaked documents expose for the first time a secret US Special Operations Command unit code named Task Force Smoking Gun. It has been deployed in Croatia since 2017 and tasked with diverting tons of arms and ammunition from Europe to Syria. Recently I anonymously received explosive documents about arms deals between the US Government and the Serbian state owned-arms […]

In Defense of Cory Morningstar & “Manufacturing for Consent”

Good investigative journalism doesn’t only reveal hidden mechanisms of our time;  it also exposes those who refuse to confront the mechanisms. Remember when the late Bruce Dixon courageously and cogently called Bernie Sanders “a sheep dog candidate”? Remember when Eva Bartlett, Vanessa Beeley and others truly stood with Syrian people in opposing the western intervention?   I do. Those who […]

‘This is who we are, this is Syria’

Our friend Ibrahim Muhammad writes movingly below on the indomitable spirit of resilience, defiance and hope which is the hallmark of the amazing Syrian people. Please view his video and read his words: Just a small part of the #Syrian_beauty ❤️🇸🇾❤️ See the amount of joy, happiness and peace, just imagine the other picture: What if ISIS or Al Nusra or what […]