Washington Is Using Russia’s Reliance on Diplomacy To Revive ISIS And To Involve Russia In Long-Term War In Syria

Source: paulcraigroberts.org Washington Is Using Russia’s Reliance on Diplomacy To Revive ISIS And To Involve Russia In Long-Term War In Syria Russia’s Use Of Force Was Highly Successful, but is being undermined by resort to fruitless diplomacy. Russia Fiddles While Syria Burns by Stephen Lendman Make no mistake. Putin’s strategic intervention in Syria last September…

Islamophobia: Why Are So Many, So Frightened

Islamophobia: Why Are So Many, So Frightened

Islamophobia has become a significant factor driving politics in many western countries. Islamophobia – fear of Muslims – is now highly visible among European populations concerned about terrorist responses from Islamic groups claiming Jihadi links. However, it is also evident among those same populations in relation to the refugee flow from the Middle East. In…

After 15 Years of ‘Milestones,’ War in the Middle East Still Has No End in Sight
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After 15 Years of ‘Milestones,’ War in the Middle East Still Has No End in Sight

We have it on highest authority: The recent killing of Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Muhammad Mansour by a US drone strike in Pakistan marks “an important milestone.” So the president of the United States has declared, with that claim duly echoed and implicitly endorsed by media commentary—The New York Times reporting, for example, that Mansour’s death leaves the…

On the Road to Raqqa

Source: sputniknews.com Pepe Escobar The road to Raqqa, capital of the phony ISIS/ISIL/Daesh “Caliphate”, will continue to be a riddle wrapped inside an enigma at least until the US Presidential elections. Let’s examine why. The loose combo known as Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), led by the Kurdish YPG alongside its women’s brigade, the YPJ, are trying to advance against Daesh…

Is Saudi Arabia Going Broke?

Source: activistpost.com By Brandon Turbeville Any informed observer, by now, should be fully aware that the Saudis are hurting financially. That is, they are hurting as much as any degenerate hedonistic ruling class of genetic royalty can be. But, while Saudi princes roll around in money and women and unspeakably depraved forms of entertainment and while…