It’s UN Meddling, Not Ethiopia’s Rejection Thereof, That’s a Stain on Our Conscience

It’s UN Meddling, Not Ethiopia’s Rejection Thereof, That’s a Stain on Our Conscience

The only stain on our conscience is that supposedly neutral UN humanitarian wings and Ethiopia’s alleged American ally joined forces to support an armed anti-government group in Africa’s second most populous country that’s pursuing regime change ends through what Addis Ababa regards as terrorist means. UN humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths dramatically described the crisis in…

Will Russia’s ‘Energy Diplomacy’ in Syria Lead to Iran’s Withdrawal?

Will Russia’s ‘Energy Diplomacy’ in Syria Lead to Iran’s Withdrawal?

From the looks of it, the plan is for the West to waive select sanctions against Syria with regards to its facilitation of energy exports to Lebanon via the Arab Gas Pipeline in exchange for Damascus requesting Tehran’s dignified but phased withdrawal from the country. Axios cited two unnamed “Israeli” officials last week when reporting…

Syria: Are There Ways to Resolve the Conflict?

Syria: Are There Ways to Resolve the Conflict?

In his briefing at the UN Security Council, the organization’s Special Envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen, proposed taking advantage of the relative halt in military hostilities in the country to bring together the main regional and international parties concerned. According to the official, this should be done for the sake of preliminary negotiations on confidence-building…

Washington’s Assembly Line for Retraining Soldiers in Syria Isn’t Stopping

Washington’s Assembly Line for Retraining Soldiers in Syria Isn’t Stopping

According to the Syrian news agency SANA, on September 19, US Air Force helicopters transported two new groups of militants to their base in Al-Shaddadah in Al-Hasakah Governorate, northeastern Syria, for retraining. There were about 60 people in total who had previously fought in the ranks of the terrorist group ISIS (banned in the Russian…

The So-Called ‘Cradle of the Revolution’ against Assad has been Liberated – the West’s Campaign to Topple Him Is All But Over

The So-Called ‘Cradle of the Revolution’ against Assad has been Liberated – the West’s Campaign to Topple Him Is All But Over

After three years of a fragile ceasefire and a campaign of assassinations of Syrian government ‘loyalists’ by embedded fundamentalist armed groups, the Syrian flag has once more been raised in Daraa Al Balad. Western media persists in portraying the emergence of extremist armed groups in Daraa, south of Damascus, as the “cradle of the revolution”…