Tag: Chemical Weapons

The role of the BBC in the Syrian conflict

ORIENTAL REVIEW publishes a transcript of outstanding 12-minutes long video describing the evidence of falsification technics used by the BBC correspondents while reporting on Syria on the eve of historical voting in British parliament on August 29, 2013. This is how the BBC website introduces a report by its BBC Panorama’s Syria […]

The consequences of Resolution 2118

Although the French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, loudly praised himself for the vote on Resolution 2118 concerning chemical weapons in Syria, this text marks both the victory of Russia and that of President Bashar al -Assad. The vote carries within itself two consequences that permanently ruin the Franco-British claims on […]

American Fair-Play In Syria

Notorious fair-play, allegedly immanent for the American political and business culture, doesn’t really work  when it comes to practice. Here is the last example. On September 16 the United Nations inspection team submitted a report to the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.  The document summed up the results of investigation […]

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 […]

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 […]