Middle East

Familiar twaddle precedes US military assault on Syria

Dangerous, yet very familiar “Iraq-esque” twaddle has dominated the headlines ahead of a clearly premeditated military attack against Syria: “The Obama administration believes that US intelligence has established…” “…could intervene to stop Syria using such weapons, following a suspected attack last week which is being investigated by the United Nations…” […]

Syria: In War We Trust

It’s been ten years since the alliance forces launched a military campaign against Iraq, the official excuse for it was a Washington fabricated claim that this country produced weapons of mass destruction. It seems that the United States supported by the “tacticians” in the Great Britain and France are going […]

U.S. May Strike Syria Tonight

On August 21, many Arab and Western mass media reported “sensational” news that the Syrian armed forces had used chemical weapons in the suburbs of Damascus. However, Syrian authorities disproved the information and a lot of people all over the world didn’t believe the evidence provided by the opposition. It […]

The West Strikes Back in Syria

No sooner than the United Nations chemical weapons inspectors arrived in Damascus – within 72 hours, in fact – the Syrian opposition figures based in Istanbul, Turkey, have claimed that up to 1400 people have been killed in chemical weapons attacks by the government forces on the outskirts of the […]

The Escalation of the Crisis in Egypt

The internal political crisis in Egypt is a reflection of the schism in Egyptian society. On 14 August, Egypt’s political forces and army special forces, in accordance with an order given by the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Prosecutor General, cleared protest camps and barricades in Cairo in front […]

Growing Inner-European Discord about Lifting E.U. Ban on Arming Syrian Opposition

The Austrian Foreign Minister, Michael Spindelberger and Germany´s Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle have expressed their opposition against lifting the E.U. ban on arming the Syrian opposition. Inner-European discord about lifting the ban grows as more details about massacres and chemical weapons use by opposition forces emerge. The inner-European discord also […]