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Looking for Way Out of Syrian Crisis

By Boris DOLGOV (Russia)

Thursday, March 14, 2013

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Looking for Way Out of Syrian Crisis

On March 11 a delegation of the Syrian National Coordinating Committee for Democratic Change led by its Coordinator Heisam al-Manaa, visited Moscow to hold talks with top officials of Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. At the negotiations and while meeting Russian experts and media, Mr. Manaa confirmed there was no alternative to political solution of […]

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Bashar Al-Assad’s Interview with The Sunday Times

By VOLTAIRE NETWORK

Monday, March 4, 2013

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Bashar Al-Assad’s Interview with The Sunday Times

ORIENTAL REVIEW republishes the full transcript of the interview by Syrian president Bashar Assa to the Sunday Times newspaper (UK). Sunday Times: Mr. President your recent offer of political dialogue was qualified with a firm rejection of the very groups you would have to pacify to stop the violence: the armed rebels and the Syrian […]

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Turkey: Facing International Responsibility

By Dmitry SEDOV (Russia)

Saturday, February 9, 2013

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Turkey: Facing International Responsibility

The very complexity of Middle East situation and the games of their own played by such influential powers as Iran and Israel resulted in Turkey’s getting bogged down in a web of contradictions. Trying to become a dominant regional force using the Syrian crisis as leverage will hardly lead Turkey out of the precarious situation. […]

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Britamgate: Staging False Flag Attacks in Syria

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

Thursday, January 31, 2013

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Britamgate: Staging False Flag Attacks in Syria

On January 22 a telling leak cropped up in the Internet. British defense contractor’s BRITAM server was hacked and megabytes of classified internal files of the firm were released to the public.  Now the case is acquiring a Britamgate scale due to the publication on Prison Planet. What is the story behind the leakage? Why […]

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Aleppo: the Final Test

By Elena GROMOVA (Syria)

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

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Aleppo: the Final Test

The winter examination period had begun at the University of Aleppo and 15 January was its first day. Many of the young men and women set off for their exams with the same well-known and completely understandable mixed feelings of nervousness, but also hope that they would pass the intellectual battle with flying colours… The […]

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The Bared Teeth of the Syrian War: Qatar Feels the Brunt

By Armine AKOPYAN (Armenia)

Thursday, January 17, 2013

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The Bared Teeth of the Syrian War: Qatar Feels the Brunt

The “Arab Spring” instigated by Qatar and its allies in Syria is slowly but surely beginning to subside, and the real people behind the terrible spectacle known as the “Syrian Revolution” are being mercilessly and cynically exposed. High-ranking officials in Qatar who wished to remain anonymous told Arabic news agencies that the Qatar monarchy was […]

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President Assad: Syria Is Impervious to Collapse

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

Sunday, January 13, 2013

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President Assad: Syria Is Impervious to Collapse

ORIENTAL REVIEW publishes the full transcript of the speech by the Syrian President Bashar Assad delivered at the Opera House in Damascus on January 6, 2013. He has outlined a plan to end the two year long conflict devastating the country. We urgently commend you to read it carefully in full and make up your […]

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Syrian Endgame

By Dmitry MININ (Russia)

Friday, January 11, 2013

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Syrian Endgame

«Quick victory» in Middle East or Big Regional Fire? Many think the events in Syria are nearing the climax. The West and Israel are openly talking about the «endgame» soon to come. Any peace initiatives put forward by Bashar Assad are flatly refused from the start, like the one he came up with at the […]

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Syria Will Resist Even After Assad

By Amal SAAD-GHORAYEB (Lebanon)

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

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Syria Will Resist Even After Assad

A Los-Angeles Times article begins with this sentence: “Now that a consensus is forming that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s days are numbered, diplomats and Middle East experts….” Aside from the psychological warfare value of mainstream Western media’s “days are numbered” mantra, this now hackneyed phrase which has been repeatedly refuted over the course of the […]

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Syria: Rebels Could Resort to Chemical Weapons Provocation

By Andrey AKULOV (Russia)

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

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Syria: Rebels Could Resort to Chemical Weapons Provocation

Multiple reports have appeared recently revealing that the US and its allies attack against Syria is imminent. A new propaganda story is getting more and more coverage today. According to unconfirmed reports, citing Western intelligence agencies, Syrian technicians are already loading artillery shells and airborne munitions with unconventional agents. They say that chemicals used to […]

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The Assads: Washington’s One-Time Favorite Family in Damascus

By Wayne MADSEN (USA)

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

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The Assads: Washington’s One-Time Favorite Family in Damascus

Archived declassified files from the Central Intelligence Agency point to successive U.S. administrations supporting Syria’s long-serving President Hafez al-Assad, the father of current President Bashar al-Assad, as a bulwark against Arab radicals. Israel also recognized Hafez al-Assad as the “most pragmatic” of all the Arab leaders of his day… In fact, in 1980, longtime CIA […]

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Flooding Syria with Foreign Arms

By Franklin Lamb (USA)

Friday, November 9, 2012

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Flooding Syria with Foreign Arms

During a recent stay in Syria , I was able to observe first hand, substantial demonstrative evidence supporting the thesis that American and Gulf intelligence agencies as well as private arms dealers from these countries top the list of more than two dozen countries benefiting from the crisis in Syria by injecting arms. These countries […]

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