AN APPEAL FROM THE TRAPPIST NUNS IN AZEIR, SYRIA

More and more people are asking us: what can we do? Now that we can all see the political implications, the international manipulations, the interests that have caused and keep stoking the flames of the conflict in Syria, now that everyone – or almost everyone – is talking about it and yet everything is incredibly…

Gaza, the buried terror.

Not only did Israel drop enough explosives on Gaza to equal the Hiroshima bomb, they left behind [UN reported] 7000 unexploded missiles, of which only one third have been cleared. That leaves over 4000 unexploded bombs that are lurking under the rubble of the destroyed houses and civilian infrastructure. In Gaza, a strip of land,…

Syria: Welcome to Hell

HRW, Amnesty International and assorted Humanitarian offshoots are on a ceaseless crusade against the SAA use of barrel bombs.  Today, Ken Roth even compared the use of Barrel bombs to the destruction caused by the nuclear bomb used on Hiroshima whilst failing to mention that the Israeli bombardment of Gaza in 2014 can very credibly…

The Shuttle Diplomacy To Save Syria ~ by Andrew Korybko

As all observers have realized, the situation in Syria has noticeably gone from bad to worse. ISIL isadvancing , the US and Turkey are preparing for a “ comprehensive battle ” there (ostensibly against the terrorists, but most reckon that it’s really against the Syrian Arab Army ), and Erdogan’s War on the Kurds is…

Yemen: Nation of the bereaved.

In the last four months of devastating war in my country, and in my years as a journalist before this conflict began, I have seen and written about many terrible things. But nothing prepared me for this. On July 24, my uncle, my aunt and their five children – the oldest of them 16 and…

Yemen: wholesale murder of a nation.

Amir Askari Yahyavi ~ ” The Yemeni people have through the machinations of a coalition of barbarians in suits been exposed to perdition. I condemn the tabloids to hell for their complicity in imposing this mean, cruel existence of the Yemeni people, through the lies, false castigations and the whitewashing of the culprits for this…