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The Struggle for Syria

August 30, 2017
The U.S. State Department and an Al Qaeda affiliate in Syria join in condemning the killing of seven White Helmet aid workers in Idlib province. The White Helmets work with Al Qaeda, explains Max Blumenthal

TRNN Debate: Is Humanitarian Intervention in Syria Justified?

March 6, 2014

David Swanson and Danny Postel debate whether the dire humanitarian situation in Syria justifies limited military intervention

Geneva 2 May Lead to Federalism in Syria

February 3, 2014

Omar Dahi: Despite John Kerry’s public statements, the U.S. is succeeding in its objectives in Syria, with the weakening of the Assad regime

Further Militarization of the Syrian Conflict Will Worsen the Refugee Crisis

February 3, 2014

Omar Dahi: Syria’s refugee crisis can only be solved through a political solution that allows international relief to cross its borders

CIA Aiding Colombian Government in Assassinations of FARC Leadership

December 24, 2013

The Washington Post exposes how the CIA and NSA have transferred advanced tracking technology to the Colombian government to help eliminate FARC leadership, despite human right violations against its civilian population

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

US & Iran Relations

November 14, 2013
Robert Parry: France was pursuing its own economic, regional interests in thwarting the nuke deal with Iran.

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

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