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America lurches closer to a new war in Syria

After President Trump accused ‘Animal Assad’ of committing another chemical weapons attack, a fresh media clamour for Western intervention in Syria began. But is the President falling for another false flag? One year ago President Assad was universally condemned for his alleged chemical weapons attack, and President Trump responded by launching 57 symbolic cruiser missile… Continue reading America lurches closer to a new war in Syria

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A US-Turkish Clash in Syria?

By Patrick J. Buchanan, January 18, 2018: The war for dominance in the Middle East, following the crushing of ISIS, appears about to commence in Syria — with NATO allies America and Turkey on opposing sides. Turkey is moving armor and troops south to Syria’s border enclave of Afrin, occupied by Kurds, to drive them… Continue reading A US-Turkish Clash in Syria?

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US Now Admits Syrian “Rebels” Have Used Chemical Weapons

The propaganda of war is something to behold. Back in April, the world branded Bashar Al- Assad a human rights abuser of the worst sort in purportedly using chemical weapons. And under this near- universally held pretext, interventionists cheered on Trump’s impulsive missile strikes into Syria. While it is thankful a greater world war was… Continue reading US Now Admits Syrian “Rebels” Have Used Chemical Weapons

Syria · The Donald Trump Presidency

Trump Ends Program to Train Syrian Rebels

After the West recklessly give birth to Islamic State and then dealt with the consequences both abroad and in our ancestral homelands, anti- Islamists as well as principled conservatives longed for a US President who would end this unmitigated disaster. In response America elected a bombastic, unconventional politician in the form of Donald Trump, whose… Continue reading Trump Ends Program to Train Syrian Rebels

Syria · The best of Pat Buchanan

Lessons of Aleppo — for Trump

Pat Buchanan is right on the money here and President- elect Trump could do worse than listen to this good advice. “Lessons of Aleppo- for Trump”, Pat Buchanan, December 15, 2016: In this world, it is often dangerous to be an enemy of the United States, said Henry Kissinger in 1968, but to be a friend… Continue reading Lessons of Aleppo — for Trump

Australian Foreign Policy/ Foreign Affairs · Syria

Assad speaking some sense

In the following video, Syrian President Bashar Al- Assad clears up the propaganda being spread in discussion regarding the Syrian civil war. On humanitarian grounds, on international law grounds and on grounds of long term stability in the Middle East, the western meddling in the Syrian conflict is wrong, and sensible leadership would see Australia… Continue reading Assad speaking some sense

Islamic State · Syria

Assad or Islamic State? We must choose

To put things in simple terms, the United States foreign policy in Iraq during the last dozen years has been nothing short of a train wreck. First, George. W Bush, under false pretenses of weapons of mass destruction, invaded Iraq in 2003, and in doing so disposed of the all- powerful leadership of Saddam Hussein. Then, Barrack Obama, through his pacifist and… Continue reading Assad or Islamic State? We must choose