The cynical use of this chemical attack for propaganda reasons by the imperialists has been nauseating, to say the least.
The saying goes that there are lies, damned lies, and statistics. To this list we must add diplomacy, which is lying raised to the level of an art form.
The US bombing Syrian soldiers, and the Assad regime bombing an aid convoy, indicate that just one week after the agreed cessation of hostilities in Syria, the uneasy ceasefire has broken down.
As of sunset yesterday a new major ceasefire has been agreed in Syria. But what does it mean for Syria, the Middle East, and world relations?
The desperate bid by Erdogan to cling to power is threatening to push Turkey and the whole region towards an even deeper crisis.
In the last few days we have witnessed at least three elections, all of which bear witness to highly significant processes that are now moving with great speed. When the same—or very similar—processes repeat themselves […]
Five years ago, without any organization, program, plan, or preparation, the Arab masses, in the words of Marx, stormed heaven. They brought down, in a matter of weeks, what had seemingly not moved an inch […]
This morning the Turkish military shot down a Russian military aircraft on the border with Syria. It is unclear so far whether it was ground fire or Turkish jets that brought down the Russian plane. […]
In the past couple of weeks, unprecedented events had been unfolding in Afghanistan. Hundreds of thousands of people have gathered in the streets of Kabul to protest against the gruesome beheading of seven people, all […]
“It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” (Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act 5) When the US army stormed into Iraq, there was no al-Qaeda present in that country. Now […]
Since last week, when Russia began bombing targets inside Syria, Western media has been overflowing with articles about the crimes of Russian imperialism in Syria. But the idea put forward that “moderate” rebels are being […]
A grotesque humanitarian disaster looms large as crisis and conflagration ravage the Middle East. The number of people fleeing the civil war in Syria alone has now surpassed four million. This is the biggest refugee […]