Syria

20.04.2018

Cui bono#2. Syria missile attack conflict of interests for Prime Minister May’s husband

Cui bono#2. Syria missile attack conflict of interests for Prime Minister May’s husband

We published already in Pressenza  an article about who benefits from the missile attack to Syria by Trump, Macron and May (in short, they benefit, not the Syrian people). Later it emerged that Philip May, husband of PM Theresa May may have a conflict of interests in matters related… »

19.04.2018

Syria and Press Propaganda

Syria and Press Propaganda

By Margareth Kimberley, Black Agenda Report, 18/04/2018 Originally posted here “Trump protects himself with war as Democrats and the rest of the ruling elite support his militarism.” It is difficult for Americans to find out what is happening in their country and around the world. That is because… »

17.04.2018

Corbyn v Corker: UK wants representation, US royalty

Corbyn v Corker: UK wants representation, US royalty

By David Swanson Five years ago, the British Parliament said no to an attack on Syria that its prime minister wanted to join the U.S. president in launching. That action, combined with public pressure, was instrumental in getting the U.S. Congress to make clear that it would say no as… »

16.04.2018

The Legality of the UK’s Air Strikes on the Assad Government in Syria

The Legality of the UK’s Air Strikes on the Assad Government in Syria

Opinion of Professor Dapo Akande, Professor of Public International Law & Co-Director, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law & Armed Conflict, University of Oxford, posted by Tom Watson, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party 16 April 2018 1. I have been asked by Tom Watson… »

14.04.2018

Syria All Wrong and Backwards

Syria All Wrong and Backwards

By David Swanson In the park today I saw a teenager watching two little kids, one of whom apparently stole a piece of candy from the other. The teenager rushed up to the two of them, reprimanded one of them, and stole both of their bicycles. I felt like it… »

14.04.2018

Cui bono in Syria’s missile attack?

Cui bono in Syria’s missile attack?

Cui bono?, literally “to whom is it a benefit?”, is a Latin phrase related to the identification of crime suspects, expressing a utilitarian view that the perpetrator of a crime may be found among those who have something to gain, chiefly with an eye toward financial gain. The party which… »

13.04.2018

Escalating the armed conflict in Syria is a monstrous debacle

Escalating the armed conflict in Syria is a monstrous debacle

We reproduce here a number of statements by the voices of reason that are trying to prevent a murderous bombing of Syria in which more civilians will die and the possibility of escalation into an all out war, including a nuclear war, cannot be dismissed. Conscience: Taxes for Peace not… »

12.04.2018

Yaser Murtaja and Marie Colvin

Yaser Murtaja and Marie Colvin

NATO governments know that their people will not support war against Syria unless they believe that his President is an evil dictator who gasses babies every day. The corporate media share in the culpability. by Margaret Kimberley originally posted on Black Agenda Report, 11 Apr 2018     “The… »

11.04.2018

The Four Horsemen Gallop By

The Four Horsemen Gallop By

The notion that Britain will take part in military action against Syria with neither investigation of the evidence nor a parliamentary vote is worrying indeed. Without Security Council authorisation, any such action is illegal in any event. Originally published by Craig Murray on his post, 11 Apr, 2018 The… »

11.04.2018

On The Threshold of War

On The Threshold of War

By Paul Craig Roberts, April 9, 2018 “The Russian view is simple: the West is ruled by a gang of thugs supported by an infinitely lying and hypocritical media while the general public in the West has been hopelessly zombified.” — The Saker https://russia-insider.com/en/russia-ready-war-mood-prime-time-tv-grim/ri23019 “The US generals, unlike… »

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