Emerging Evidence on Continuing Allied Lies About the War in Syria
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Emerging Evidence on Continuing Allied Lies About the War in Syria

One of the clearest indicators of the legitimacy or otherwise of Western military actions is the coverage that is given to it by the western media. When evidence emerges that the given military action was at best ill-founded and more often blatantly illegal under international law, then the western media is silent as to any…

The Syrian Conflict is Awash with Propaganda, Chemical Warfare Bodies Should not be Caught Up in It
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The Syrian Conflict is Awash with Propaganda, Chemical Warfare Bodies Should not be Caught Up in It

In the very early spring of this year, I gave a lecture to European military personnel interested in the Middle East. It was scarcely a year since Bashar al-Assad’s alleged use of chlorine gas against the civilian inhabitants of the Damascus suburb of Douma on 7 April 2018, in which 43 people were said to have been killed. Few…

Never Trust a Failing Empire
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Never Trust a Failing Empire

The Washington Post, through documents released through the Freedom of Information Act, has published a long investigation into Afghanistan. Journalists have collected over 400 testimonies from American diplomats, NATO generals and other NATO personnel, that show that reports about Afghanistan were falsified to deceive the public about the real situation on the ground. After the…

Multilateralism or International Law?
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Multilateralism or International Law?

France has just organized the “IInd Paris Peace Forum” in Paris [1]. According to President Emmanuel Macron, this is about promoting multilateralism that his US counterpart, President Donald Trump, is allegedly destroying. Is this true? Is that the problem? On the contrary, the facts suggest that Westerners, including France, have since the disintegration of the USSR…

Fake News by Omission :  The Mass Media’s Cowardly Distortion Tool
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Fake News by Omission :  The Mass Media’s Cowardly Distortion Tool

Western mass media have continued their conspiracy of silence on the OPCW scandal, making no significant mention yet this month of the leaks which have been emerging from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons indicating that the US, France and UK bombed Syria last year in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack which…