War

Western efforts to frustrate Douma ‘attack’ whistleblower only underline importance of his UN testimony

NATO states responded with an unjustified certainty to the Douma incident two years ago, and have compounded the shame with their treatment of weapons expert Ian Henderson this week at the UN. Preordained conclusions At an ‘Arria-formula’ meeting of the Security Council convened on January 20, 2020  at the request of Russia, Ian Henderson – a former member of the […]

Iraq Tells US ‘Get Out of Our Country!’ in Massive March in Baghdad

Friday 24th January 2020: a huge march in Baghdad took place that sent an uncompromising message to Washington – get the hell out of Iraq! Unsurprisingly, western corporate news outlets either completely ignored or played down the event – the latter amounting to stark misrepresentation and therefore, lying – so we would urge all of our readers to share this […]

Craig Murray: OPCW Leaks And the Rise of the Zombie State Narrative

The ruling Establishment has learnt a profound lesson from the debacle over Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction. The lesson they have learnt is not that it is wrong to attack and destroy an entire country on the basis of lies. They have not learnt that lesson despite the fact the western powers are now busily attacking the Iraqi Shia majority […]

UN Security Council extends aid runs for Al Qaeda in Idlib

“Al-Qaeda terrorists operating in the north of Syria and oppressing millions of Syrians can now breathe comfortably after the United Nations Security Council extended their supply routes from their regional sponsor NATO member state Turkey for an additional Six months within its Resolution 2504.” ~ Syria News In October 2014, Serena Shim, a US citizen and a Press TV reporter was killed […]

VIPS MEMO: Doubling Down Into Yet Another ‘March of Folly,’ This Time on Iran

“We write with a sense of urgency suggesting you avoid doubling down on catastrophe,” VIPS tells Donald Trump in its latest memo to the president. January 3, 2020 MEMORANDUM FOR: The President FROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS) SUBJECT: Doubling Down Into Another “March of Folly”? The drone assassination in Iraq of Iranian Quds Force commander General Qassem Soleimani evokes memory of […]

A Tribute To Ben Griffin of Veterans For Peace UK

Ben Griffin – a few words:This is the first Remembrance Sunday in four years that I won’t be at the Cenotaph with Veterans For Peace UK, because I’m in Beirut. But I am thinking about them today, all the extraordinary men I’ve met with their stories of extraordinary courage – not the ‘courage’ of the war propagandists who are in […]

The Truth About The Syrian Arab Army

Vanessa Beeley’s moving report from northern Syria: A Syrian Arab Army soldier just arrived at a base on the outskirts of Ayn Al Arab (Kobane). The SAA are not entering the center of these Kurdish controlled towns to allow the civilian population to establish a new equilibrium following the detente between Damascus and the Kurdish separatist factions promoted and supported […]

What’s Really Happening in Lebanon?

Excellent analysis of the protests in Lebanon by Laith Marouf: Hear me out about Lebanon; although all the demands of the protesters are legitimate, the cascade of events that triggered them is all planned meticulously. Since 2017, the Empire and its local enforcers, Apartheid Israel and Saudi Occupied Arabia, wanted the government of PM Hariri to collapse, therefore bringing down the […]

White Helmets and Hala Systems: the grotesque militarisation of ‘humanitarianism’ in Syria

Vanessa Beeley looks at how the now-infamous White Helmets partnered with Chicago-based Hala Systems to militarize so-called humanitarian efforts in Syria. Syria, August 2019 – reports came in that Russian warplanes had destroyed two terrorist-manned early warning radar posts in the Northern Hama countryside, known as the 20th post and the Eagle post. White Helmets training in early warning systems – […]

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 […]

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 […]