Syrian war

'No Turning Back' - Rania Abouzeid on Reporting in Wartime Syria

Rania Abouzeid on Reporting in Wartime Syria

October 15, 2018
Under a deal that prevented a Syrian military assault on the province of Idlib, "radical" militant groups are supposed to withdraw by October 15th. The al-Qaeda affiliate Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) is said to control about 60% of Idlib but has not said if it will comply. We discuss the situation in Idlib with Rania Abouzeid, an award-winning reporter and author of "No Turning Back: Life, Loss, and Hope in Wartime Syria."
Failed Regime-Change War Bled Syria of c. $400 Billion – and Human Cost of Imperialism Is Even Higher

Failed Regime-Change War Bled Syria of c. $400 Billion – and Human Cost of Imperialism Is Even Higher

October 6, 2018

The international proxy war on Syria destroyed more than $388 billion in physical capital, according to a UN commission. But political economist Ali Kadri says this conservative figure underestimates the damage imperialism does to humans, and how such destruction is inherent in capitalism

Western Media Distorts Escalating Syrian War

February 28, 2018

Intense bombing by the Syrian government, in alliance with Russia, has killed large numbers of civilians in Eastern Ghouta, which the Syrian government has besieged for years. But differing media accounts make it hard to decipher what’s really happening, says Col. Larry Wilkerson

Saudi Arabia’s Unholy Alliance with Israel

February 21, 2018

Scholar As’ad AbuKhalil says Saudi Arabia is a strategic partner of the U.S. and Israel, promoting Zionism though its powerful media while increasing its hostility to Iran

TPP Protesters Drop Banner from Trade Building to Bring Attention to Secretive Deal

September 25, 2013

Kevin Zeese: The Trans-Pacific Partnership has nothing to do with trade or freedom, and ongoing demonstrations could encourage those on the inside to speak up

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