Syria

Israeli Airstrikes Signal Western Desperation in Syria

By Tony Cartalucci Once again, Israel is “leaking” information about alleged airstrikes it claims it has conducted against Syria along the Lebanese-Syrian border. According to CNN’s “Sources: U.S. believes Israel has conducted an airstrike into Syria,” it was stated that: The United States believes Israel has conducted an airstrike into Syria, two U.S. officials tell CNN. And: The Israelis have […]

The Syria-Iran Red Line Show

This eminently Bushist Obama “red line” business, applied to Syria, Iran or both, is becoming a tad ridiculous by Pepe Escobar Take Pentagon head Chuck Hagel’s tour of Israel and the “friendly” GCC (the de facto Gulf Counter-revolution Club) last week. US defense contractors had the Moet flowing as Hagel merrily congregated with that prodigy of democracy – United Arab […]

Stealing Syria’s Oil

The EU Al-Qaeda Oil Consortium by Gearóid Ó Colmáin The decision of the European Union to lift the embargo on Syrian government’s energy exports by importing oil from the ‘armed opposition’ is another flagrant violation of international law. It violates the UN General Assembly declaration of 1962 on Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resources and is yet another violation of the […]

Five Ways to Force West to Intervene in Syria

For Washington and its allies, the real red line in Syria is the defeat of Syrian opposition fighters. Once the opposition fighters start losing battles — and they do — alarm bells will start ringing in Western capitals by Mahir Zeynalov Last year, Washington drew a line in the sand and said once the Syrian regime uses chemical weapons, calculations will […]

West’s WMD Lies Fray as Syrian Army Overruns Terrorist Proxies

Absurd “chemical weapons” claims begin to fall apart amidst NATO’s desperate bid to save its collapsing terror front in Syria by Tony Cartalucci According to the White House itself, there is no evidence that the Syrian government has used chemical weapons of any kind during the two year conflict the West itself has created and continues to perpetuate. Indeed, a […]

Obama and U.S. Military Divided Over Syria

By Shamus Cooke Has Syria crossed the “red line” that warrants a U.S. military invasion? Has it not? The political establishment in the United States seems at odds over itself. Obama’s government cannot speak with one voice on the issue, and the U.S. media is likewise spewing from both sides of its mouth in an attempt to reconcile U.S. foreign […]

Time to end Western support for terrorists in Syria

NYT: “Nowhere in Rebel-Controlled Syria is There a Secular Fighting Force to Speak Of” “Opposition” is Entirely Run by Al Qaeda” by Tony Cartalucci In an astounding admission, the New York Times confirms that the so-called “Syrian opposition” is entirely run by Al Qaeda and literally states: Nowhere in rebel-controlled Syria is there a secular fighting force to speak of. […]

Western Intervention in Syria’s Already Started

By Ed Krayewski It took Chuck Hagel 24 hours to reverse himself and agree with an Israeli intelligence assessment that indicated Syria had used chemical weapons against rebels in the two-year civil war in that country. U.S. intelligence, he said, had “some degree of varying confidence” that Syria used chemical weapons on a “small scale.” Not exactly the aluminum tubes […]

Why We Must Change The Narrative On Syria

By Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich For some time now, the predominant narrative about Syria has been that the unrest has been fueled in order to weaken Iran.  This prevalent account is common to neoconservatives and liberals alike. While The New York Times trumpeted Israeli-firsters Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham message that “ rebel fighters deserved to be armed and that helping […]

The Syrian Army Believes They Are Winning

Death stalks the Syrian regime just as it does the rebels. But on the front line of the war, the regime’s army is in no mood to surrender – and claims it doesn’t need chemical weapons by Robert Fisk Clouds hang oppressively low over the Syrian army’s front-line mountain-top in the far north of Syria. Rain has only just replaced […]