Convened at the residence of the US ambassador in Brussels by President Trump, the Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, was told off in public for his incapacity to maintain the political coherence of the Alliance.

Trump and NATO bureaucracy

Trump is reportedly in covert discussions with his Russian counterpart with a view to withdrawing both Russian and NATO troops from their front-line positions

The start of civil unrest in Deraa in March 2011. The covert involvement of Saudi Arabia, Israel and the U.S. saw protests grow increasingly violent and eventually led to a full blown armed conflict. Click to enlarge

What does the battle of Deraa symbolise?

Thierry Meyssan traces the Syrian conflict back to its beginnings in 2011 and finds evidence of U.S., Israeli and Saudi involvement

What is Donald Trump’s position?

Elected for his promises to change the paradigm, Thierry Meyssan analyses Donald Trump’s acts as compared with his pronouncements

Why is Washington pressuring Jordan?

Are recent protests in Jordan the beginning of a renewed Arab Spring? Or a means of pressuring King Abdullah II to accept US plans for the region?

Final Press conference of the Paris summit, 29 May. From left to right: Fayez Al-Sarraj (President of the Libyan Government of National Accord, designated by the UN), Emmanuel Macron (President of the French Republic), Ghassan Salame (UN official). These three men, who have no elective legitimacy in Libya, hope to decide the future of the Libyan People.

Libya according to the UN and the harsh reality

Since the ousting of Gaddafi the situation in Libya has deteriorated alarmingly. Over two-thirds of the population have fled overseas, at least temporarily.

The hidden stakes behind Venezuela’s presidential election

The funny thing about Venezuela’s economic woes is that the country is rich in natural resources. Including oil deposits which are thought to be even bigger than Saudi Arabia’s

Missiles over Damascus. Click to enlarge

The fiasco of the bombing raid on Syria

Thierry Meyssan details how the recent U.S., French and British strikes on Syria clearly illustrate that western military power is in decline

Washington forces its allies to accept a bipolar world

By bringing France and the UK into the fray, President Trump has forced them to accept the reality they were refusing to see. Thierry Meyssan explains

The End of International Law?

The End of International Law?

The world will become a battlefield if international law is abandoned, warns Thierry Meyssan. Yet the West appears to be trying to shrug of its constraints

Towards a Post-War in the Greater Middle East

Thierry Meyssan argues that what we have seen in Syria over the last seven years is not a civil war, but rather a seventeen-year regional war, from which Russia emerges victor over NATO

Theresa May’s Foreign Policy

Theresa May’s Foreign Policy

Faced with the failure of the US project for a unipolar world, writes Thierry Meyssan, London is attempting to restore its erstwhile imperial power.

Four days to declare a Cold War

Four days to declare a Cold War

Thierry Meyssan explains how Briton and some of its allies, including former US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, tried to launch a new Cold War against Russia.

The new Russian nuclear arsenal restores world bipolarity

Russia is the land of chess, not poker, and History has taught us that it never bluffs about its weaponry. Thierry Meyssan assesses the latest additions to its arsenal

Vladimir Putin (President of the Russian Federation) and General Alexander Bortnikov (Director of Russian Counter-Intelligence - FSB)

Russian Army in Damascus

Thierry Meyssan was the first journalist to announce the arrival of the Russian army in Syria in 2015. Today he’s the first to reveal the deployment of its infantry

Aggression disguised as civil wars

Aggression disguised as civil wars

Thierry Meyssan observes the objectives and the tactics of conflicts in the Middle East since the “Arab Springs”, and notes preparation for those to come

Jim Mattis refutes the « Fake News » from Israël and NATO

Jim Mattis refutes the « Fake News » from Israël and NATO

This should have been headline news but was barely given any coverage

A new video released by ISIS allegedly shows the beheading of 21 Egyptians. Click to enlarge

The illusion of the eradication of Daesh

Thierry Meyssan explains that Daesh are far from defeated. The entities that first created the Sunni militants are repackaging them with new objectives in view

French President Emmanuel Macron (L) escorts Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May as they arrive to speak to the press at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, June 13, 2017.    REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

The Franco-British « Entente cordiale »

Does a recently agreed understanding between Paris and London foreshadow France’s eventual departure from the European Union?

Brett McGurk, center, inspecting the “allies”. Click to enlarge

US secrets, lies and confusion in the North of Syria

The U.S. plans a force of 30,000 men, half of whom would be ex-Democratic Syrian Forces while the other half will be from Daesh (ISIS or ISIL), discretely recycled

When questioned on the support that Turkey and France once lent to the jihadists in Syria, the Turkish President accused the France2 journalist who had interrogated him of speaking like a terrorist who had gobbled up , the preachings of Fethullah Gullen. The French President for his part refused to comment on his predecessors’ policies.

The French Plan to recognize “Rojava”

Hoping that its allies accept it, France is preparing to recognize a pseudo-State, under the name “Rojava”, following the model used in “Kosovo”