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Understanding the Players in Syria

September 3, 2013

After a recent visit to Syria, Patrick Cockburn describes the pluralistic, militant groups that make up the “failed opposition” in Syria and provides the brutal truth about the history of Syrian President Assad

Victory Out of Reach for US in Syria

September 3, 2013

Patrick Cockburn: US strike against Syria will further entangle America, as each military action will make it more difficult to retreat

Chris Hedges on Obama Decision to Attack Syria and “Give Congress a Voice”

August 31, 2013

Chris Hedges and Paul Jay discuss President Obama’s statement that he has decided to attack Syria and seek authorization from Congress . . . Even though he says he doesn’t need it

Fool Me Twice, Shame on US

August 29, 2013

Michael Ratner: Obama administration asserting the use chemical weapons by Assad feels like deja vu of the lead-up to the Iraq War

Any Attack on Syria Would Be Illegal, Increase Sectarianism in Middle East

August 29, 2013

Vijay Prashad: Possible missile strike against Syria has been a part of the West’s game plan since 1979 to weaken Iran for its independent path, but US military intervention will increase sectarianism in the region and disrupt fragile peace in Lebanon

US Prepares For Syria Intervention Without UN Approval

August 28, 2013

Civilians will be the biggest loser in possible US strike on Syria

Bennis: There is No Military Solution to Syria

August 27, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: US policy should emphasize direct diplomacy to negotiate a ceasefire with all sides including Syrian President Bashar Assad, but direct military intervention will lead to more bloodshed and Obama fighting on the side of an Al-Qaeda affiliated organization

EU ‘Hypocritical’ in Declaring Hezbollah a Terrorist Organization

July 22, 2013

Shir Hever: Europe Union declares Hezbollah a terrorist organization but does not give similar designation to Israel

Refugees from Syria in Gaza Divided Over Assad

July 8, 2013

Palestinian refugees who fled the Syrian civil war are split – Some support Assad, the others support the opposition

Omar Dahi On Syria

June 19, 2013
Pt 1. Omar Dahi: Despite escalating humanitarian catastrophe, G8 summit failed to advance diplomatic settlement