Syria

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

Netanyahu said to warn Assad: We’ll strike if you let Iran set up bases in Syria

One wonders why Netanyahu believes that Assad will be swayed by his warning that Israel depart from its policy of “non-intervention”? Especially as it already covertly supports militants and periodically launches air strikes on Syria

Military situation in Syria Nov 23, 2017. Click to enlarge

Syria – This U.S. Occupation – Or “Presence” – Is Unsustainable

Trump was elected on his promise to avoid getting involved in unnecessary overseas conflicts. So what is the US doing expanding its military foothold in Syria?

Pentagon likely to announce US has 2,000 troops in Syria, not 500 – officials

With ISIS defeated — largely with Russian and Iranian support — what are 2,000 U.S. troops doing in Syria? It’s a question the Guardian fails to address but we do

Iranian Revolutionary Guards in Syria. Click to enlarge

No more ‘fighting ISIS?’ US to stay in Syria to prevent ‘win’ for Assad and Iran – report

Despite ISIS’s defeat Washington reportedly plans long-term deployment in Syria. In the words of one observer: “The conditions are there for the counter-ISIS campaign to morph into a counter-Iran campaign,”

Six Syrian Refugees Detained For Allegedly Planning Christmas Attack In Germany

Six Syrian Refugees Detained For Allegedly Planning Christmas Attack In Germany

Syrian “refugees” detained in Germany on suspicion of planning terror attacks on Christmas markets for Islamic State

Israel rejects the Russian-US Peace Agreement

Israel rejects the Russian-US Peace Agreement

Israeli options in dealing with Tehran appears to be shrinking, as Iran sets up a military base little more than 30 miles from the occupied Golan Heights

ISIS terrorists given safe passage from Raqqa by US-backed forces: BBC report

The fact that this report originated with the BBC but has been given virtual zero airtime by the corporation speaks volumes

Propaganda for Regime Change in Syria

Propaganda for Regime Change in Syria

Although the US/UK push for regime change in Syria has failed, an analysis of a book purportedly written by a Syrian girl provides insights into Western propaganda

Iran Syrian base Jan 2017. Click to enlarge

Iran building permanent military base in Syria – claim

The base is just over 30 miles from the occupied Golan Heights

US Choppers Transfer Daesh Commanders From Syria’s Mayadin – Witnesses

Eyewitnesses report seeing U.S. helicopters evacuating militant commanders from al-Mayadin before Syrian Army launches operation to recapture town

New Revelations in the Syrian War

Despite order to cease the arms supplies in July 2017, the U.S. was still shipping arms to its terrorist proxies in Syria as recently as Sept 2017

Israeli-Saudi Tandem Adjusts to Syria Loss

Facing defeat in Syria, the Israeli-Saudi’s are planning a new front against Hezbollah, presaged by Hariri’s sudden resignation, an ex-British diplomat explains.

At least 58 people were killed in a toxic gas on the town of Khan Sheikhoun in central Syria in April. Here Syrian White Helmets can be seen supposedly aiding those injured. Note that the White Helmets hands are not covered and if Sarin had been used they would also have been affected without being entirely protected from chemical or biological agents. Click to enlarge

UN On Khan Sheikhoun – Victims Hospitalized BEFORE Claimed Incident Happened

UN report on the attack, which was used by the US as a pretext to launch missiles strikes — full of flaws

Israel Now Threatening Military Escalation with Neighboring Syria

Israel Now Threatening Military Escalation with Neighboring Syria

Upping the stakes between Syria and Israel

Iranian Revolutionary Guards in Syria. Click to enlarge

FSA rebels: We would have won if not for Iran

A Free Syrian Army commander says he believes the opposition would have won the war by early 2013 were it not for Tehran’s intervention

Iran Will ‘Unite Shia and Sunni Against the Zionists’ if Israel Does Not Act, Syrian Opposition Leader Warns

This is the last thing Israel wants, which is why it appears to be redoubling its efforts to turn Sunni against Shia and bring regime change to Tehran

UK has allowed more jihadists to return than anywhere else in Europe

UK has allowed more jihadists to return than anywhere else in Europe

Will these erstwhile Jihadists go on to engage in more acts of terror on their return? Is that why they are being allowed back?

Washington Forbids Serbia from De-Mining Syria

The U.S. government has sought and been given assurances by Serbia that its de-mining experts will not be deploying to Syria to help remove the ubiquitous horrific mines

Damascus International Airport: a major civilian transport hub targeted by the Saudi government with knowledge of US intelligence. Image source: AFP/Getty

NSA Memo: Saudi Arabia Ordered Attack On Damascus Intl Airport With US Knowledge

Leaked NSA report provides clear proof of the relationship between the anti-Assad insurgents and foreign intelligence

Middle East map. Click to enlarge

A Soft Landing in the Middle East?

Israel Shamir with some really interesting insights into Russia’s involvement in Syria, vis-à-vis Iran, Israel and the declining U.S. Empire