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US, Fearing Unfavorable OPCW Results, Blames Russia for “Hacking” Douma Evidence

    US, Fearing Unfavorable OPCW Results, Blames Russia for “Hacking” Douma Evidence

DAMASCUS, SYRIA – According to corporate media reports as well as reports from some “independent” media outlets like Democracy Now over the past week, UN-backed investigators from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) were being “blocked”  by Syria and Russia from reaching the alleged site of a chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria…

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Russian Journalists Find Boy In White Helmets Chemical Attack Video

    Russian Journalists Find Boy In White Helmets Chemical Attack Video

A group of Russian correspondents led by Evgeny Poddubny have found one of the children filmed by the White Helmets in their video showing people “affected” by the alleged chemical attack in Douma, Syria on April 7. According to Poddubny: 11-year-old Hassan Diab is fine; He suffered no injures from the “chemical attack” because there…

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The Emerging Russia-Turkey-Iran Alliance Challenging NATO in the Middle East

    The Emerging Russia-Turkey-Iran Alliance Challenging NATO in the Middle East

An unusual triple alliance is emerging from the Syrian war — one that could alter the balance of power in the Middle East, unhinge the NATO alliance, and complicate the Trump administration’s designs on Iran. It might also lead to yet another double cross of one of the region’s largest ethnic groups, the Kurds. However,…

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50 Years after “Vietnamization” Failed, Trump Calls for “Arabization” of US Fight in Syria

    50 Years after “Vietnamization” Failed, Trump Calls for “Arabization” of US Fight in Syria

WASHINGTON — While the United States, in coordination with junior partners Britain and France, took the lead in last weekend’s aggressive airstrikes against Syrian military targets, officials say that the U.S. is subtly shifting away from increasing its involvement in Syria. Instead, officials told the Wall Street Journal, the Trump administration hopes to patch together…

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Trump Puts his Logo on the Military-Industrial Complex, Sets Up US Arms Sales with Syria Demo

  Trump Puts his Logo on the Military-Industrial Complex, Sets Up US Arms Sales with Syria Demo

WASHINGTON – The week after the U.S., along with the U.K. and France, launched unilateral strikes against the Syrian government, the Trump administration is rolling out a “Buy American” weapons-selling initiative aimed at allowing other nations to buy even more weapons from U.S.-based arms manufacturers. According to Reuters, the initiative, set to be announced today,…

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Theresa May’s Change of Heart on Syria Strikes: Nothing to Explain It Except a Family Chat

  Theresa May’s Change of Heart on Syria Strikes: Nothing to Explain It Except a Family Chat

LONDON — Once described as U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s “secret weapon,” her husband Philip May may have been behind May’s decision to use weapons against Syria last Saturday as part of a joint U.S., U.K. and French effort to target the Syrian government over its alleged use of chemical weapons. The evidence for that…

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US-UK-France Bomb First Ask Questions Later: A Timeline of Events in Syria

  US-UK-France Bomb First Ask Questions Later: A Timeline of Events in Syria

BEIRUT — The U.S., the U.K. and France fired over 100 cruise missiles at mostly empty Syrian military storage facilities as well as a research facility on Saturday morning local time. The attacks took place the night before investigators from the OPCW were scheduled to begin investigating the site of an alleged chemical weapons attack…

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“Locked and Loaded”: What Fresh Pretext Will Trigger US in Syria?

  “Locked and Loaded”: What Fresh Pretext Will Trigger US in Syria?

DAMASCUS, SYRIA – Though U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis called the recent strikes targeting Syria a “one-time shot,” recent evidence suggests that the U.S. will likely strike Syria again in the coming weeks and months. Indeed, after the U.S. — along with the U.K. and France – chose to attack Syria based on “evidence”…

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The Times Declares: Stop Asking Questions on Syria!

  The Times Declares: Stop Asking Questions on Syria!

The morning after the US-led airstrikes on Syria, The Times devoted its front page to an attack on academics who had questioned the rationale for the bombing. The headline article – ‘Apologists for Assad working in British universities’ – was accompanied by a two-page spread claiming that the academic Working Group on Syria, Propaganda and Media was trying to…

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New Actors Could Be Drawn into Israel’s Coming War With Hezbollah

  New Actors Could Be Drawn into Israel’s Coming War With Hezbollah

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — In mid-2006, Israel and Hezbollah fought a short-lived ground war in Lebanon, the outcome of which has generally been accepted as a victory for Hezbollah, as Israel struggled to inflict any meaningful damage on the Lebanon-based group. As the Nation’s Sulome Anderson has explained: The 2006 war was an impressive win…

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