Tag Archives: Syria

Secretary Of State Rex Tillerson Pushes Russia To Soften Syrian Stance By
(REPORT) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told nations opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that the US would not cooperate militarily with Russia until it stopped labeling all Assad’s opponents as terrorists,...
Pentagon Mulls Large Ground Troop Deployment To Syria By
(REPORT) — With President Trump seeking his Pentagon recommendations by the end of the month, officials are reportedly seriously considering a proposal which would see a large deployment of US combat troops into Syria to fight against ISIS forces. Officials note that...
Report: US Coalition Now Killing More Civilians Than Russia By
The US-led coalition is killing more civilians than Russia in its campaign in Syria for the first time since Moscw entered the country’s civil war in 2015, according to data from a war monitor. The Airwars website reported coalition attacks killed an estimated 254...
Amnesty International’s Kangaroo Report On Syria By
(OPINION) — Amnesty International (AI) has done some good investigations and reports over the years. This has won them widespread support.  However, less well recognized, Amnesty International has also carried out faulty investigations contributing to bloody and...
Amnesty International Claim On Syria Hangings Lacks Evidence By
A report from Amnesty International citing testimony from a handful of rebels and other opposition figures, and claiming a large number of hangings carried out by the Syrian government at a single prison has been quickly accepted by media outlets, and in many cases far...
Syria Warns US Safe Zones Would Be Unsafe & Violate Sovereignty By
President Trump has not signed the expected executive order on establishing safe zones in Syria, but the White House has insisted that Trump and Saudi King Salman had agreed to the idea during a weekend phone call. Syria has not been brought into the discussion, however,...
Trump And Saudi King Agree On ‘Rigorously’ Enforcing Iran Nuclear Deal By
(REPORT) — President Donald Trump and Saudi King Salman want to “rigorously” enforce the Iran nuclear deal, the White House said on Sunday, in spite of the US leader’s long opposition to the agreement. The pair, in a phone conversation, also spoke...
As Trump Announces ‘Safe Zones’ In Syria, Media Renews Chemical Weapons Allegations Against Assad By
(ANALYSIS) — It seems that neither the U.S. State Department nor the corporate media will give up on the incessant claims of the Syrian government’s alleged use of “chemical weapons” in Syria. This is, of course, despite having no evidence to back up their claims...
Trump Orders Creation Of ‘Safe Zones’ In Syria By
Turkey has long sought an internationally-imposed series of “safe zones” in northern Syria to house refugees, as a way to limit the number of refugees who actually end up crossing into Turkey. The White House resisted, fearing it would be too complicated, and President...
White House Denies Alleged U.S.-Russian Airstrike In Syria By
(ANALYSIS) — After only a few days in office and a mysterious drone strike in Yemen, many are wondering just what President Donald Trump’s policy on Syria might be. After all, throughout the campaign, Trump hinted around at a stronger relationship with Russia and...