Day: August 29, 2016

What Syria’s Kurds “Think” They are Fighting For Versus Reality

What Syria’s Kurds “Think” They are Fighting For Versus Reality

August 29, 2016
​Reports are emerging of widespread armed conflict between Kurdish militants and  Syrian forces.

The Kurdish offensive is being backed by US forces, including airpower overhead and special operations personnel on the ground. Syrian attempts to use its own air force to counter the spreading conflict appeared to be checked by what was essentially a defacto no-fly zone established by the US over eastern Syria.
The Road to WWIII is Paved with Good Intentions

The Road to WWIII is Paved with Good Intentions

August 29, 2016
Few in Congress seem to understand that most of the official statements coming from the White House, the Pentagon, the State Department and the intelligence community reflect a distorted, one-sided view of the conflict that ignores the facts, international law and common sense.