The US Withdrawal from Iraq, What Will it Mean for Syria?

The US Withdrawal from Iraq, What Will it Mean for Syria?

As of Monday morning, July 26, 2021, an announcement that should never have been needed has now been predicted, first by the Associated Press. There are few alive today, few rational individuals, who are so intellectually isolated that they are unaware that the US role in Iraq was based on fake intelligence fabricated by criminal…

Greater Middle East May Force China to Project Military Power Sooner Rather Than Later

Greater Middle East May Force China to Project Military Power Sooner Rather Than Later

China may have no short-term interest in contributing to guaranteeing security in parts of a swath of land stretching from Central Asia to the East coast of Africa, but that does not prevent the People’s Republic from preparing for a time when it may wish to build on long-standing political and military relationships in various…

Will China Rebuild War-Ravaged Syria? Here’s Why Beijing Is Doubling Down on Its Newly Minted Partnership with Assad

Will China Rebuild War-Ravaged Syria? Here’s Why Beijing Is Doubling Down on Its Newly Minted Partnership with Assad

The recent visit of China’s foreign minister to Damascus as the first foreign guest since President Bashar Assad was sworn in for a second seven-year term is significant – and signals a shift that will annoy Washington and London. Over the weekend the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visited Syria during a trip to the…

France Using Syria’s Kurds To Pressure Damascus And Ankara

France Using Syria’s Kurds To Pressure Damascus And Ankara

Turkey’s interests in French Muslims sees Paris rapidly build its relations with Syria’s Kurds. A Syrian Kurdish delegation went to Paris on July 19 to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron. France bets on the Kurdish question to have some kind of role in Syria, to pressure Damascus and to curb Turkey’s significant influence. During his…

Bomber Joe Biden Strikes Iraq and Syria: Retaliation Breeds More Incidents

Bomber Joe Biden Strikes Iraq and Syria: Retaliation Breeds More Incidents

Joe Biden is continuing down the path that began with George W. Bush, with military action used as a substitute for any real foreign policy. In less than six months in office President Joe Biden has already developed a national security policy that appears to lean strongly towards proactive use of military force in questionable…

The Syria Deception: The Public Has Been Hoodwinked Yet Again into Supporting a Criminal War of Aggression

The Syria Deception: The Public Has Been Hoodwinked Yet Again into Supporting a Criminal War of Aggression

United States warmakers have become so skilled at propaganda that not only can they wage a war of aggression without arousing protest; they can also compel liberals to denounce peace activists using language reminiscent of the McCarthy era. Take the case of Syria. The people and groups one would normally count on to oppose wars…