Category Archives: Syria

I’m Not Yet Worried About Trump’s Military Action In Syria

I don’t believe it presages greater military involvement in Syria. I think he was just bowing to media and political pressure to make a symbolic strike, just the same way he bows to the overwhelming force of the Israel Lobby. … Continue reading

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Syria’s Civil War and Michael Weiss’ New-Found Calling as Syria Interventionist

Richard Silverstein writes: In 2011, Syrian civil unrest commenced and turned gradually into a regional proxy war. As Syrian rebels began their fight to topple Bashar al-Assad; and Russia and Iran rallied to support the Syrian dictator, Weiss saw a … Continue reading

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The United States of Syria: Domestic Lessons in a Distant War

Tobias Langdon writes: Description and Prediction. It’s a richly vibrant police-state. It’s ruled by a paranoid, self-pitying minority. The minority is trying to crush a rebellion by the dispossessed majority. That is a description of Syria. It’s also a prediction … Continue reading

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‘ #Reutlingen machete killer was a #refugee from #Syria. What a coincidence’

From Twitter: * oh, another terrorist attack from the religion of peace? the sun must have come up today. * Munich shooter had two months inpatient psychiatric treatment last year. Suffered from social phobia and depression – AP

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Neo-Con Experts to Obama: Here Is What to Do in Syria

As the Twitter user #thelatempire notes: “Syria war has been the most globally destabilizing event since 9/11.” So who pushed for this disaster? Weekly Standard 8/27/13: Dear Mr. President: Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad has once again violated your red line, … Continue reading

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