Category: SYRIA

The End of the CIA’s Dirty War in Syria

Editor’s Note: John Wight is a forceful and insightful writer we are always happy to republish for the TGP audience. On this essay, we differ (slightly) on a couple of points which we think bear mentioning, and which we believeREAD ON

Never Going on a Break: Syrian Air Force Intensively Pounds ISIS Positions in 3 Provinces

A Dispatch by SANA (Syrian News Agency)  “In the province of Hama, the Syrian Air Force carried out a series of intense strikes, targeting ISIS positions in the villages in the countryside of the town of Salamiyeh, located 30 kmREAD ON

Will the CIA Obey a Trump Order to Stop Funding Terrorists? An Interview with Rick Sterling

by BAR contributor Ann Garrison “Those who favor escalation in Syria dominate discussion in the Washington Post and on CNN and MSNBC.” Late last week, the Washington Post reported that President Donald Trump will end covert support of militias attemptingREAD ON

Media Misdirection at Heart of Imperial Strategy

It should also convince those that continue to cling to the sinking ideological raft of tepid reforms that dismantling the entire two-party system, and the capitalist system behind it, is the only way to transform this country. A country, byREAD ON

Trump Faces Down the CIA and Co-Opts the Pentagon on Syria (for the time being)

War on Syria by BAR executive editor Glen Ford “Donald Trump has taken the strangest, messiest route imaginable towards fulfilling his campaign pledge to curtail Washington’s urge to regime change, and to ease tensions with Russia.” It’s not like DonaldREAD ON

MSM Mourned Liberation of Aleppo, Now Celebrates Liberation of Mosul

Those who were so outraged by civilian deaths during the military operation to recapture Aleppo don’t seem too concerned about them in Iraq. There’s been no emergency debate in the House of Commons to discuss the death and destruction inREAD ON

Hezbollah Helped Save Syria From Complete Destruction — And We Should All Be Thankful

So naturally, those who defended Syria from the real terrorists are now being vilified. Despite its critical role in helping to save Syria from destruction, Hezbollah has kept a relatively low profile. Contrast their efforts to the US-led coalition bragging about bombing emptyREAD ON