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Jaysh Al-Islam Leader Criticizes Scale of US Strike on Syria

    Jaysh Al-Islam Leader Criticizes Scale of US Strike on Syria

On April 14, the political leader of Jaysh al-Islam, Mohamad Alloush, expressed his disappointment with the US-UK-France strike that targeted Syria earlier and told Reuters news agency that the strike “was not enough”. Alloush also hinted that the U.S. should have overthrown the Damascus government in response to the alleged chemical weapons attack in the Douma district.…

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“People Are Dancing In The Streets”: Syria, Russia, Iran Shrug Off Trump’s Airstrikes

    “People Are Dancing In The Streets”: Syria, Russia, Iran Shrug Off Trump’s Airstrikes

Just like that, Trump’s second Syrian attack appears to have come and gone. Sure, over a 100 cruise missiles were fired on Saturday morning local time at three mostly empty military installations, including one research and two storage facilities in airstrikes that last no more than 70 minutes. Syrian air defenses may or may not…

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As US-Turkey Relations Simmer, Reza Zarrab’s Strange Case Adds Fuel to the Fire

    As US-Turkey Relations Simmer, Reza Zarrab’s Strange Case Adds Fuel to the Fire

ANKARA, TURKEY — There is currently a case making its way through the U.S. federal courts that is playing a significant role in increasing tension between Washington and Ankara. Federal prosecutors in New York recently announced they would seek a 15- to 20-year prison sentence for Mehmet Hakan Atilla, a Turkish national who was formerly…

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Washington and its Junior Partners Prepare to Spark an Inextinguishable Fire

    Washington and its Junior Partners Prepare to Spark an Inextinguishable Fire

The world is standing at the precipice of potential global conflict following accusations that the Syrian Army used chemical weapons on April 7 in Eastern Ghouta to cap what clearly was its inevitable victory against the last major jihadist hold-out in the country. The alleged incident remains muddled in terms of material evidence, yet reports…

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Russia Warns It Will Respond to Attack on Syria by Targeting ‘Sources’ of US Missiles

  Russia Warns It Will Respond to Attack on Syria by Targeting ‘Sources’ of US Missiles

As President Donald Trump warned on Twitter that U.S. missiles “will be coming” in the wake of a suspected chemical attack in the town of Douma, Syria, Russian officials warned that any military action by the U.S. and its allies would be met with an aggressive response—targeting any U.S. missiles as well as their launch sites. Russia vows to…

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Chemical Weapons Redux: Taking the World to the Brink of Annihilation

  Chemical Weapons Redux: Taking the World to the Brink of Annihilation

Western neoconservatives and hawks are driving the international situation to increase tension and danger. Not content with the destruction of Iraq and Libya based on false claims, they are now pressing for a direct U.S. attack on Syria. As a dangerous prelude, Israeli jets flying over Lebanese airspace fired missiles against the T4/Tiyas Airbase west of…

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America’s Youth Are Rejecting Capitalism, What Do They Want Instead?

  America’s Youth Are Rejecting Capitalism, What Do They Want Instead?

Today’s youth are increasingly unhappy with the way their elders are running the world. Their ire was most recently expressed when thousands of teenagers and others across the country marched on March 24 demanding more gun control, a little over a month after more than a dozen of their peers were shot and killed at a high school in Parkland, Florida.…

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Trump Hypes ‘Caravans’ of Asylum-Seekers as Pretext to Militarize US Border

  Trump Hypes ‘Caravans’ of Asylum-Seekers as Pretext to Militarize US Border

WASHINGTON – After stirring concerns about “caravans” of Central American asylum seekers heading to the United States, President Donald Trump announced during a press conference Tuesday that he would deploy the National Guard to the U.S.’ southern border to strengthen its protection. “Until we can have a wall and proper security, we’re going to be…

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What’s Behind the Central American Refugee Caravan Heading to the US Border?

  What’s Behind the Central American Refugee Caravan Heading to the US Border?

On Saturday, March 31, President Donald Trump angrily tweeted that the Mexican government is laughing at the United States by doing nothing to stop Central American migrants from crossing Mexican territory to get to the U.S. He stated that this puts an end to all efforts to find a solution for DACA beneficiaries in the U.S. He…

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Ecuador, Assange and the Empire: Anatomy of a Neoliberal Sellout

  Ecuador, Assange and the Empire: Anatomy of a Neoliberal Sellout

LONDON — You can call the Ecuadorian government’s disconnection of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s internet connection and ban on contact with the outside world a lot of things: unfair, treacherous, a signal of surrender to the West. Such was the reaction of internet users and journalists throughout the world following an announcement by Ecuador that…

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