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Truth and Falsehood in Syria: 23 Reasons Why We Should be Careful About Uncritically Accepting Western Views of the Syrian Insurrection

Oct 17, 2011, Jeremy Salt As insurrection in Syria lurches towards civil war, the brakes need to be put on the propaganda pouring through the Western mainstream media and accepted uncritically by many who should know better. So here is a matrix of positions from which to argue about what …

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The Syrian People Alone Must Decide Who Stays and Who Goes

President Assad to Fox News : Any diplomatic move without having stability and getting rid of the terrorists is going to be just an illusion. Any diplomatic move should start with stopping the flow of the terrorists (into Syria), the logistical support of those terrorists, the armament support and the money support. Then, you have a full plan, and the Syrians could sit at the table, to discuss the future of Syria, the political system, the constitution and everything.

Oct 23, 2013, VNN Even as mercenaries and émigrés used to destroy Syria meet under the auspices of the UK, US and France and insist on regime change despite the on the ground reality in Syria, the US-Iran negotiations have been welcomed by citizens all over the world.  The government of Saudi …

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Syria: Another Illegal War of Aggression based on Manipulation and Fake Intelligence

Sep 4, 2013, Global Research “Their [pro-Israel neocon] plan, which urged Israel to re-establish ‘the principle of preemption,’ has now been imposed by (Richard) Perle, (Douglas) Feith, (David) Wurmser & Co. on the United States.” Patrick J. Buchanan, American political commentator, The American Conservative, March 24, 2003 “I wasn’t afraid …

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Post-Intervention Libya: A Militia State

The Libyan future remains highly uncertain at present.

Oct 12, 2013, by Richard Falk Two apparently related and revealing incidents have turned public attention briefly back to Libya just after the second anniversary of the NATO intervention that helped anti-Qaddafi rebel forces overthrow his regime. The first incident involved the infringement of Libyan sovereignty by an American special …

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Ready to detonate: Saudi-backed rebels strap bombs to Geneva-2 talks

Oct 15, 2013, As Syria’s rebels refuse to take part in Geneva-2, Saudi Arabia has emerged as the primary state-backer of rebel groups now trying to escalate the Syrian conflict and topple Assad by force. When Vladimir Putin met with Prince Bandar of Saudi Arabia in August, the newly …

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1,500 evacuated from clashes near Damascus as major opposition group rejects Geneva-2

A handout picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) on October 12, 2013 shows Syrian women and children arriving to be evacuated by Syria's Red Crescent from a Damascus suburb (AFP Photo)

Oct13, 2013, Some 1,500 civilians were evacuated from a hotspot suburb of Damascus on Sunday, the Syrian Arab Red Crescent said. It comes as the Syrian National Council declared they wouldn’t attend peace talks in Geneva threatening to quit the National Coalition. The Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC) said …

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USA’s Cowboy Democracy is Terrorism Dressed in Noble Clothes

Oct 9, 2013, Information Clearinghouse Recent events around Syria have brought up the subject of how the U.S. promotes the ideals of democracy in the world. There is quite a list of countries that have fallen victim to American democracy. For example, Afghanistan has become a heroin power owing to …

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U.S. destroyed Libya and it Threatens others

Oct 7, 2013, Taylor Report Mahdi Nazemroaya notes, from Somalia to Libya, the phenomenon of the U.S. leaving broken and ruined countries in its wake. “They want chaos, they want insecurity and instability in every region that they go to. But they don’t want absolute insecurity. They want a certain …

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Libya in anarchy two years after NATO Humanitarian Liberation

Oct 1, 2013, F. William Engdahl In 2011 when Muhammar Qaddafi refused to leave quietly as ruler of Libya, the Obama Administration, hiding behind the skirts of the French, launched a ferocious bombing campaign and a “No Fly” zone over the country to aid the so-called fighters for democracy. The …

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The War on Terrorism … or whatever.

Oct 7, 2013, William Blum “U.S. hopes of winning more influence over Syria’s divided rebel movement faded Wednesday after 11 of the biggest armed factions repudiated the Western-backed political opposition coalition and announced the formation of an alliance dedicated to creating an Islamist state. The al-Qaeda-affiliated Jabhat al-Nusra, designated a …

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