Anglosphere

Putin’s note of caution reaches US

Putin’s op-ed on the Syrian conflict for the New York Times on Thursday shows that the Russian government is paying close attention to and is deeply concerned with the political debate over Syria in the US. It also shows that the Russian government, contrary to how it is often portrayed […]

A Plea for Caution From Russia

Recent events surrounding Syria have prompted me to speak directly to the American people and their political leaders. It is important to do so at a time of insufficient communication between our societies. Relations between us have passed through different stages. We stood against each other during the cold war. […]

Urgent Need for Superpower Summit

Now that Russia and China have warned the United States against militarily intervening on behalf of the Syrian rebels, the need for a separate superpower summit between Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin is more urgent than ever. The dangers of a super-collision over a Middle East crisis are greater than […]

Lies, Damned Lies, and Killing Fields in Syria

The world has an America problem. Washington’s paranoiac claims of armed altruism in Syria are a humbug. They regularly lie to use force and shamelessly sell wars to the American people. They bully nations to accept their version of the half truths. The US officials gave false evidence to annihilate […]

Which Americans will arrive first to Syria?

Will 1000 American ‘human shields’ stop another criminal war? Damascus A sort of roller coaster atmosphere pervades Damascus these days with “good” and “bad” news rising and falling, often by the quarter hour. Much of the population is monitoring closely the news and quickly expressing their interpretations of the latest […]