Thursday, May 6, 2021

Tag: Syria

‘It should be easier to raise minimum wage than to drop...

"We need to work to extricate from the Middle East, not escalate."

Castle Black, the Syrian withdrawal, and the Battle of the Bases

Given Washington’s penchant for Middle Eastern military missions, the likelihood of yet more U.S. bases across the region and talk of several Game of Thrones prequels still to come.

“Meltdown”: Trump defends Syria withdrawal as house votes 354 to 60...

As the displacement of 300,000 civilians over Turkey’s assault on Kurdish-controlled areas continues in northern Syria, the House of Representatives voted Wednesday...

Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond

The most xenophobic and isolationist American president in modern history has been selling America to foreign powers for his personal benefit. That’s...

Norvergence – From Syrian children holding Pokemon Go placard to save...

Environmentalists at Norvergence believe that the different ways in which today’s generation especially children are raising their voice against injustice or climate...

Amnesty urges US to pay reparations to Syrians after killing 1,600...

"We’ve been presenting our cases to the U.S. coalition, asking them to acknowledge them and to move forward with some form of restitution and reparations."
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Leaked OPCW report raises new questions about 2018 chemical attack in...

A newly leaked internal document from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons reveals there were conflicting views within the organization as to what happened.

IHCHR: 11,800 civilians killed in US-led air strikes in Syria, Iraq

“We have massively destroyed the infrastructure and given the population a disgusting image of what may be a Western-style liberation, leaving behind the seeds of an imminent resurgence of a new adversary.”

Trump punts on Syria

It’s ludicrous to paint Donald Trump as a peace president. The man is only selectively anti-war. He just doesn’t like the wars that other presidents started.

Syria: Here’s what it’s all about; the underlying reasons for this...

So here’s a message for Trump: in addition to Syria get out of Iraq, get out of Afghanistan, and get out of the entire Middle East where this current government, with an overly aggressive foreign policy, never did belong and had no right to be.

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