Daily Archive: April 7, 2017

Putin Calls US Airstrikes on Syria ‘An Illegal Act of Aggression,’ Suspends Deconfliction Air Agreement with US

US missile strikes hit Syrian government Shayrat Air Base near Homs in central Syria, where U.S. officials alleged, with no evidence, that the Syrian military planes that dropped the ‘chemical weapons had been deployed from. Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a statement this morning condemning last night’s US airstrikes on Syria as ‘an illegal act of aggression’ in a heated response to...

US Missiles Strike Syrian Forces Fighting Al Qaeda

Upward to 60 cruise missiles fired by the US military struck a Syrian military air base near Homs – which currently constitutes the font line between Syrian Arab Army forces and multiple US State Department designated terrorist organizations, including Al Nusra and the self-proclaimed “Islamic State.” The strike was allegedly carried out as retaliation for a supposed “chemical weapons attack”...

US Attack on Assad a Global Gamble, with No Guaranteed Outcome

Using military force against Assad could spark conflict with Russia, unrest on NATO’s borders and creation of a ‘Libya on steroids’, say analysts. American military action against the Syrian government could lead to a worst-case scenario of a Russia-US conflict, Russian-instigated unrest on the NATO’s borders in Europe and the creation of a “Libya on steroids” after the downfall of...

The U.S. Has No Legal Standing in Its Involvement in the War on Yemen

Yemen is proving what should be clear by now: President Trump may never make good on his bold campaign promise of less senseless wars overseas. Watch as Trump defers to ‘the Generals’ to double-down on a bad Obama bet. This week, we learned that the US Department of Defense, led by General James Mattis, would like to increase its support for Saudi Arabia and its Gulf accomplices, in their...