What does Biden’s Feb. 25 bombing, supposedly in self-defense, of targets inside Syria mean for the region and the world? Iraqi-Swedish political activist Hussein Askary, the Southwest Asia coordinator for the Schiller Institute, explains the bombing in the context of the potential for the Belt and Road Initiative to transform Southwest Asia, and his own efforts to create a citizen’s movement capable of understanding and demanding the economic policies that will give them a bright future.
A mass was held in the Presbyterian church of Aleppo, Syria to honor the martyrdom of General Soleimani who had an essential role in the liberation battle of East Aleppo against US-backed Jihadists. Reverend Ibrahim Naseir is speaking.
Thanks in large part to Soleimani’s efforts, after so many decades of Western-led corruption, hate and brutality Iraq appears strong enough that they may even be able to expel the US immediately and even peacefully. I don’t think Soleimani would ask for any greater legacy than that – this is what he died for.
“The same people who say he was in Iraq to make plans for attacks against US personnel, are the very same people who told us that Saddam had WMDs, that Assad gassed his own people in Douma, etc. So yeah, I’m calling BS on that.”
In the future, Mohandes perceives the intelligence sharing between Iraq, Syria, Russia and Iran will be crucial to prevent any further rise of terrorism in the region. Mohandes believes in a future of greater cooperation between these four allies against the threat of externally fomented sectarian violence and terrorism.
Prof James Petras writes… “Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Colombia, Mexico witnessed the flight of millions of immigrants — all victims of US and EU wars. Washington and Brussels blamed the victims and accused the immigrants of illegality and criminal conduct . The West debates expulsion, arrest and jail instead of reparations for crimes against humanity and…