A picture taken on April 4, 2017 shows destruction at a hospital in Khan Sheikhun, a rebel-held town in the northwestern Syrian Idlib province, following a suspected toxic gas attack. © AFP 2017/ Omar haj kadour

Syria: The Toxic Meltdown

“These heinous acts by the Assad regime cannot be tolerated.” Thus spoke the President of the United States. Instant translation; Donald Trump – and/or the alphabet soup of US intelligence agencies, with no detailed investigation – are convinced that the Russian Ministry of Defense is simply lying. That’s a pretty serious charge. Russian Defense Ministry … Continue reading Syria: The Toxic Meltdown

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

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 … Continue reading US Missiles Strike Syrian Forces Fighting Al Qaeda

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

Who has Committed the Recent Gas Attack in Syria?

Just a couple of days ago the better part of the Western media found themselves actively engaged in yet another propaganda campaign, provoked by allegations of “yet another” gas attack allegedly committed in the Syrian city of Khan Sheikhun in the northern province of Idlib, which remain under control of the Al Qaeda affiliated Jabhat … Continue reading Who has Committed the Recent Gas Attack in Syria?

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

The Ambiguity Movement Wants Your Mind

What happens when men menstruate? Does this allow men to take on pregnancy, labor, and delivery, too? Will the invisible “glass ceiling” finally be broken? Will menstruating men bring gender equality after decades of imbalance? Will men brag about the size of their tampons? A new wave of uniformity is sweeping the globe to merge the separation of the … Continue reading The Ambiguity Movement Wants Your Mind