Category: WITNESSES TO HISTORY

For the US and Its Allies, the Road to Tehran Runs Through Damascus and Southern Lebanon

It is also no accident that the uptick in US military aggression in Syria – a country which, again, it is worth pointing out it has zero right to be in – has ensued in the wake of President Trump’s visitREAD ON

US to Let Russia Decide Assad’s Fate? Hold the Cheers

STEPHEN LENDMAN was born in 1934 in Boston, MA. In 1956, he received a BA from Harvard University. Two years of US Army service followed, then an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. AfterREAD ON

War and Peace in the Lugansk People’s Republic: Dr. Eduard Popov visits Donbass frontline

The lion’s share of UAF soldiers and officers do not understand the point of this war against their yesterday compatriots and some Ukrainian troops consider the war to be altogether criminal. This can also be seen in the mutual hatredREAD ON

Jim Kavanagh on Unlearned Lessons: The Wages of Our Sordid Libyan Crimes

Parting thought: “War on ISIS alway a pretext & sham. Could have [easily] beat ISIS by partnering with its strongest opponents-Syria, Russia, Iran & Hezbollah…” Ignoring or putting aside what the U.S. does in Libya, or Iraq, or Syria, orREAD ON

The US escalation in Syria and the threat of world war

The supposed rationality of capitalist ruling classes has again and again proven no deterrent to the outbreak of catastrophic wars. As former defense secretary Robert McNamara recalled in the documentary “Fog of War,” during the Cuban missile crisis, “Rational individuals”—Kennedy,READ ON

‘Without Putin, Syria Would Have Ceased to Exist’: Interview with Flemish Priest Living in Syria

Flemish Father Daniel Maes, who has lived in Syria since 2010 , commenting on European leaders willingness to serve Washington in the Middle East: “He who serves the interests of foreign powers and destroys the lives of people of other nationsREAD ON