Syria

Syrians In Ghouta Claim Saudi-Supplied Rebels Behind Chemical Attack – MINTPRESS NEWS

This very openly-referenced article – as you see in the first paragraph – offers an alternative and, to many at least, much more conceivable explanation of the events of 21 August in Ghouta. Like any article it may or may…

News Unspun – Syria: Running Blog

News Unspun are keeping an eye on media reporting of the news around the Syrian conflict and the Western escalation of plans to attack. Visit their running blog for more.

Truth is the first casualty of war – but not this time…

For a war built on an edifice of lies, the truth has been long dead and buried. The architects of this dreadful construction must keep piling lies on its grave, lie upon lie, until we are dizzy from seaching for…

Stretching credibility to breaking point

Claims that the Syrian Arab Army has used chemical weapons on a gross scale near Damascus the day after UN officials arrived to investigate previous claims, should break our belief in the stories of the Syrian Opposition and its network…

From Morsi to Mt Qasioun..

In the latest update from Beirut based Conflicts Forum, the changes in allegiances and power following the fall of Morsi and the Brotherhood in Egypt are explained, and reasonably described as ‘tectonic shifts’ – : http://www.conflictsforum.org/2013/conflicts-forum-weekly-comment-12-–-19-july-2013/ While this analysis focusses…

Guardian slip on Syria deaths reveals true thinking

A recent  online article by Spencer Ackerman on the Guardian website was corrected, as noted in a footnote: This article was updated on 22 July to correct a line that said Bashar al-Assad had “slaughtered” 90,000 people in the Syrian…

The kinetic weapon option is on the table..

US chief of defence General Dempsey explained that ‘kinetic weapons’, formerly known as missiles or bombs, were an option being considered by Obama to assist the Syrian Opposition in its fight against the Syrian government: http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jul/18/obama-military-power-syria-martin-dempsey “Dempsey made his remarks…

Russian experts expose US false claims on Sarin use

In what should be headline news around the world, in the way that the US claims of Sarin use by the Syrian government were headline news, before subsequently being used as a pretext for arming the ‘rebels’ – Russia has…

Former MP with dubious track record joins debate..

With exquisite timing, former PM Tony Blair has expressed his support for armed intervention in Syria on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, as reported in this Telegraph article: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/syria/10165984/Tony-Blair-calls-for-intervention-in-Syria.html Comparing the death toll in Syria with that in Iraq –…

Thursday 11th July – UK Parliament to debate arming Syrian ‘rebels’

On Thursday 11th July 2013, Parliament debates this motion: “This House believes no lethal support should be provided to anti-government forces in Syria without the explicit prior consent of parliament.” http://www.stopwar.org.uk/index.php Click here to lobby your MP: http://act.stopwar.org.uk/lobby/56

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