Syria

Media Silent as Saudi Arabia Does to Itself What Assad Was Accused of Doing in Syria

The Western world was outraged when Syrian troops allegedly opened fire on anti-regime protesters in 2011, aggression that arguably provided the ignition to kick start the years-long Syrian conflict. To some extent, the world also watched in horror as the Syrian and Russian militaries pounded Aleppo into the ground last year while the media routinely condemned their actions with glaring…

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Fake News A US Media Speciality

The American media specializes in fake news. Indeed, since the Clinton regime the American media has produced nothing but fake news. Do you remember the illegal US bombing and destruction of Yugoslavia? Do you remember “war criminal” Slobodan Milosevic, the Serbian president branded “the butcher of the Balkans,” who was compared to Hitler until Hillary…

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America’s Catastrophic — and Illegal — Intervention in Syria Must Be Stopped

Toward the end of last year, leaked audio of then-Secretary of State John Kerry went viral across the independent media because it appeared to confirm that the U.S. was watching ISIS and allowing the group to grow in order to exert pressure on the Syrian government, a long-time adversary of the Obama administration. However, more stunning than this apparent…

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The US Has Officially Lost the War in Syria: Report

By ending the “secret” CIA program to arm and train Syrian rebels attempting to topple Bashar al-Assad in Syria, the Trump administration has accepted defeat in Syria, according to the Century Foundation, a prominent New York-based think tank. The Century Foundation believes this signals an end to America’s commitment to achieving regime change in Syria and claims Washington’s…

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Debunking Neocon Propaganda Line-by-Line

What follows is a response to a July 26 article published at the Washington Post entitled “Why is the Trump Administration Empowering al-Qaeda in Syria?” penned by columnist Marc Thiessen. The article—while its headline sounds like something many non-interventionists would endorse—is so filled with errors, inaccuracies and omissions that it only seemed appropriate to address…

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The Daily Sheeple’s Will Porter on the Foreign Policy Focus Podcast #72

Daily Sheeple staff writer Will Porter joins host Kyle Anzalone to discuss a recent column running at the Washington Post on the Trump administration’s current policy in Syria. The offending article is so full of misinformation, omissions and inaccuracies that only a paragraph-by-paragraph rebuttal could begin to correct the spin. Show notes: “Debunking Neocon Propaganda Line-by-Line” – The Daily Sheeple Delivered by…

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Demands for Regime Change Recede in Syria Talks

Chances for progress in drawing down the Syrian war have improved after the latest round of U.N.-led negotiations, with a main opposition delegation dropping the demand for immediate regime change, Russia’s ambassador in Geneva, Alexei Borodavkin, told the press on Saturday. The seventh round of talks, concluded in Geneva on Friday, saw a significant change…

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A Young Syrian’s Take on the War

In the six years since the Syrian civil war erupted on the heels of the Arab Spring, with few exceptions Syrian viewpoints have been conspicuously absent from western media coverage of the conflict. What follows are excerpts from a lengthy conversation I had with Mohamad Sakar, a 17-year-old Syrian who lives with his family in…

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