civil war

Military Victory in Syria Looks “Impossible”

November 18, 2013

Syrian President Assad makes gains in Southern Syria, but radical Islamists and Kurds hold on to North as humanitarian crisis continues.

US & Iran Relations

September 20, 2013
Larry Wilkerson: Senators Graham and McCain represent a strong opposition backed by Israeli lobby looking to knock down Iran as a regional power

Syria Crisis Serves Fear-Mongering Inside Israel

September 3, 2013

Shir Hever: The Israeli military industrial complex rakes profits from preparations for a confrontation with Syria, while social problems and the occupation remain unaddressed

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

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

Key Rebel Stronghold of Homs Falls to The Syrian Military

July 29, 2013

Omar Dahi: Syrian humanitarian crisis escalates as US military mulls intervention

Omar Dahi On Syria

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

US Arming Syrian Rebels Likely to Inflame Already Bloody Conflict

June 12, 2013

Phyllis Bennis: Military resolution impossible in Syria, Americans should demand a negotiated settlement