To prepare for the new Syria, people have been digging up their not too distant past, well into the pre-Ba’ath era – not to copy it, but to learn from it. The pre-Ba’ath era in Syria is generally acknowledged by most people as the “golden era” of Syrian democracy. by Sami Moubayed.
9/11 Annivesary and Israeli UN Vote to Coincide
Plans are afoot to push the United States into an attack on Iran. Anyone knowing the political atmosphere would believe this impossible unless something really terrible were to happen.
by Gordon Duff / Veterans Today
The US has become such a ridiculous collection of fools that no real crisis can be recognized. Instead, the country is mesmerized by a fake crisis. With the world concerned about US financial credibility and the poor outlook for the US economy, now is not the time for the Republicans to grandstand on the public debt.
by Paul Craig Roberts
While it would seem that international conferencing and seeking to overthrow two regimes would make for a busy weekend for even the most peripathetic secretary of state, Hillary also decided to whack her host, Turkey.
by Philip Giraldi
Syrians throughout the country took to the streets on Tuesday, 21 June 2011.
They turned out to express their support for the reform measures announced by President Bashar Al-Assad the previous day in the speech he delivered at the University of Damascus.
While much of the Western media have ignored the recent bloodshed on the Golan Heights, the limited reports that have been released appear to misunderstand the background to the present confrontation. Richard Lightbown explains the history.
After 44 years of occupation, every day is Nakba Day for Palestinians, what political posturing won’t change, especially because Washington and Israel won’t tolerate it by Stephen Lendman / My Catbird Seat Perhaps one way to view Obama’s speech is saying you can please all the people some of the time, some of them [...]
US policy in the Middle East was, is and will remain driven by the powerful American Jewish leadership and community and it does not change with who resides in the White House. by Sami Jamil Jadallah / Veterans Today The Arabs and specially the Palestinians should not hold their breath in anticipations of the scheduled [...]