Chemical Weapons

Trump’s Attack on Syria Violates International Law

April 13, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump ordered a military strike on the Syrian government after Salafi-jihadist rebels alleged a chemical attack in Douma, but human rights expert Alfred de Zayas says this is illegal under international law

The Struggle for Syria

June 28, 2017
Award-winning author and journalist Max Blumenthal says that with its recent military escalation in Syria and its backing of Saudi Arabia, the Trump administration might be de-prioritizing the fight against ISIS in order to confront Iran

Trump, Syria, and Chemical Weapons: What We Know, What We Don’t, and the Dangers Ahead

April 7, 2017

Further military engagement by the U.S. is not the way to end the horrific carnage in Syria.

US Strike on Syria Staved Off

September 18, 2013

Vijay Prashad: China and Russia will be very cautious and will not permit a Chapter VII resolution – a military attack on Syria

What’s Putin’s Interest In Syria?

September 13, 2013

Aleksandr Buzgalin: Putin’s aims in Syria through a domestic lens

Exclusive: Interview with Congressman Grayson on Syria

September 12, 2013

Rep. Alan Grayson talks to TRNN about how evidence against Assad is not certain and how American exceptionalism needs to be redefined

Chemical Weapons Deal Only A Hiccup For Saudi Goals In Syria

September 11, 2013

Toby Jones: Saudi Arabia is interested in ousting Assad but not a popular government taking his place

Rania Masri and Chris Hedges On Obama’s Syria Address

September 10, 2013

Pt 1: Scholar Rania Masri and writer Chris Hedges respond to President Obama’s Major Syria Address

Obama’s Syria Strike Driven By Oil Interests, Not Concern Over Gas Attacks

September 9, 2013

Nafeez Ahmed: US and its regional partners have long term interest in region’s oil and are using gas attacks as pretext for military action