Syria

Where the “War on Terror” has transformed into a war of terror funded and supported by the West against Syria’s President Assad

Pentagon And CIA at War in Syria

U.S. and Russian warplanes are dodging one another in the skies over Syria, creating an ideal scenario for a head-on clash at a time when the US neocons are agitating for war with Russia. Eric Margolis explains

The left-hand part of this photo has been widely published by the Atlantist Press. The victim, a Syrian Kurd child, Aylan Kurdi, is supposed to have been washed up by the sea. However, his corpse is perpendicular to the waves instead of being parallel. On the right-hand part, the presence of an official Turkish photographer reinforces the suggestion of a staged event. In the background we can see people bathing.

The 5 Awkward Questions They Won’t Answer About The Drowned Boy, Syria And Our ‘Moral Duty’

A year on and the official story no longer stands up to scrutiny. James Delingpole looks at what we were told about Aylan Kurdi

World must take urgent action on Syria, says aunt of drowned refugee boy

More proof, if any were needed, that the supposed death by drowning of a Syrian child refugee was a staged propaganda ploy. Now his relatives are calling for “urgent action” on Syria

Selling imperialist propaganda in an anti-imperialist wrapper

Selling imperialist propaganda in an anti-imperialist wrapper

Why are Counterpunch and the Socialist Worker presenting a piece on Syria that reads like a briefing from the Clinton campaign or Kagan’s Foreign Policy Initiative?

A man carries an injured child after the bombing in the rebel held Bab al-Nayrab neighborhood of Aleppo, or so the Independent claims. Click to enlarge

Syrian war: At least 15 civilians killed as barrel bombs hit funeral for children killed in air strikes in Aleppo

Is this report being used to prepare for direct Western military intervention in Syria?

‘PsyOps to build case against Assad’

Retired CIA and US State Department official says the West has “enabled, and in some cases directly supported,” militants in Syria who’ve used chemical weapons

Chinese Air Force to Join Anti-Terrorism Operations in Syria

Citing Israel’s Debkafile, Iran’s Fars News reports that a Chinese delegation has just visited Damascus to discus the involvement of China’s air force in strikes against ISIS

Another staged execution? Click to enlarge

The White British ISIS Child Executioner

Like earlier “beheading” videos is this intended to further fuel the phoney war against ISIS (Islamic State, ISIL)? Includes video.

Provoking nuclear war by media

Having created jihadism in Afghanistan in the 1980s – to destroy the Soviet Union – the US is doing something similar in Syria. Like the Afghan Mujahideen, the Syrian “rebels” are America’s and Britain’s foot soldiers. John Pilger explains

Clintonites prepare for war on Syria

Assuming that she wins the election, the Neocons and Clintonites have launched a campaign to promote the idea of direct US military intervention in Syria

Russian Tu-22M3 conducting air strike over Syria. Click to enlarge

Have Russian Planes Really Left Iran?

Despite Iran’s public rebuke of Moscow, we wondered whether the Russian Air Force planes returned home, as claimed. Now our suspicions have been confirmed

Russian warships fire Kalibr missiles against terrorist targets in Syria

Russian warships fire Kalibr missiles against terrorist targets in Syria

Missiles launched from Russian warships in the Black Sea. Includes video

In this frame grab taken from video provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Aleppo Media Center (AMC), a child sits in an ambulance after being pulled out or a building hit by an airstirke, in Aleppo, Syria, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016. Syrian opposition activists reported an airstrikes on the al-Qaterji neighborhood in Aleppo late Wednesday. (Aleppo Media Center via AP)

How the Media Manipulates Public Sentiment for War

Make no mistake: the media is now an integral part of modern war and journalists are active participants

The Renewed Call for War in Syria is coming. Be ready.

Over a week old but in the light of more recent developments all the more compelling. In fact it verges on the prescient

China steps up ‘military cooperation’ with Assad as top admiral visits Damascus

Chinese military ‘advisors’ are reportedly already on the ground in Syria

Antonov An-124 air freighters. Click to enlarge

After bombers, Russian S-400s for Iranian base

Website with links to IDF intelligence reports that Russia is deploying advanced air defence systems and Spetnaz Special Forces to a forward airbase in Iran

The True Story Of How War Broke Out In Syria

The True Story Of How War Broke Out In Syria

How the CIA and Libyan mercenaries fooled the world into believing that Syria was involved in a dramatic fight for freedom

Henry Lowendorf: What we saw in Syria goes against everything we read in the United States

US Peace Council Delegates who visited Syria recently found a country very different to that portrayed by the Western media

Russia: Striking Syria From Iran Does Not Violate Sanctions

Russia: Striking Syria From Iran Does Not Violate Sanctions

You would think that U.S. hawks and Zionist zealots would welcome Iranian-Russian efforts against Islamic State in Syria but quite the contrary seems true

Russia and Iran Fly Across a Key Threshold in the Middle East

Does this TIME article indicate that the Western elite now view Russia as a target for regime change?