proxy war

Yemen, the real conflict

April 3, 2017
In part one of our interview on expanded U.S. military efforts in Yemen, independent journalist Iona Craig analyzes the Trump administration’s escalation of drone strikes and its increasing support for the Saudi-led bombing campaign.

Will the Syrian Ceasefire End the US-Russia Proxy War?

March 28, 2016

Fmr. Chief of Staff for Colin Powell, Larry Wilkerson, says the ceasefire could be key to lasting peace in Syria

Al Qaeda, Saudi Arabia and the Collapsing Free Syrian Army

December 13, 2013

Omar Dahi tells Paul Jay that there is widespread belief among many Syrians that Geneva II is going to be a way to preserve the Syrian state and create a front for fighting al-Qaeda

Reality Asserts Itself - Rania Masri

September 24, 2013
In part two of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and Rania Masri discuss the charge that opposing foreign intervention is support for Assad; the idea that Assad is “anti-imperialist”; and the role of violence in fighting dictatorship

UN Syria Report Confirms Chemical Weapons Used, Culprit Still Not Known

September 17, 2013

Rania Masri: Both sides of the conflict are capable of such a war crime, but UN report does not settle who is responsible; bigger question is whether UN can achieve a ceasefire and a negotiated end to war

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

US Lacks Justification for Strike on Syria

September 5, 2013

Michael Ratner: Obama admin’s case for attacking Syria deeply flawed

US Syria Policy Promotes Endless Civil War

May 2, 2013

Omar Dahi: Daniel Pipes, neo-con and ultra Zionist, spells out US policy towards Syria – let both sides destroy each other

Obama “Red Line” on Syria Avoids Dealing with Massive Humanitarian Crisis

April 25, 2013

Rana Khoury: All the outside intervention is ruining the country; a political solution and humanitarian assistance is the only way to stop the killing