The Imperialist War in Yemen

by Yanis Iqbal, published on Countercurrents, April 24, 2021 Sometimes we need to remind ourselves of the basics underlying a situation as they get lost in the ongoing reporting. [JB] During a House hearing held on April 21, 2021, US Special Envoy for Yemen Tim Lenderking grossly misrepresented the imperialist war in the country. He remarked: “With regard to the[…]

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How Syria Divided Palestine Solidarity

Nora Barrows-Friedman and Asa Winstanley interview Rania Khalek for Electronic Intifada Podcast, April 23,2021 This is a very important topic that people are more likely to argue about than discuss, although the hard line has somewhat softened recently.   It is especially important because the propaganda and lies are once again being ramped up in the press. Rania Khalek, an Arab[…]

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EU-UN Conference Raises Donations to Maintain Syrian Stalemate

by Steven Sahiounie, published on Mideast Discourse, April 2, 2021 The European Union has co-chaired with the United Nations a conference on ‘Supporting the Future of Syria and of the Region‘, March 29-30.  This is the fifth EU donor conference on Syria claiming to pursue a peaceful and sustainable future for all Syrians. However, the actual focus is not on[…]

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Yemen Can’t Wait!

by Azza Rojbi, published on Medium, March 29, 2021 February 15, 2021, marks one year since the Saudi-led coalition’s horrific air raid on a residential area in Yemen’s northern province of al-Jawf. The bombing killed 35 people, including 25 children, and 18 children were amongst the 23 injured. According to the Yemen Data Project, “During 2020, air raids in #Yemen[…]

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Biden bombs Iraq and Syria, continues 30-year war to control world’s oil

by Bill Dores, published on Struggle for Socialism, March 17, 2021 It was called the highway of death. On Feb. 26, 1991, U.S. military jets and helicopters rained napalm, cluster bombs and 30mm shells on convoys of Iraqi soldiers and civilian refugees leaving Kuwait. At least a thousand people were burned alive or shot to death while fleeing. U.S. pilots[…]

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SSM: Remarks on the 10th Anniversary of the Syrian War

Expanded Statement by Ken Stone on behalf of Syria Solidarity Movement, March 12, 2021 The February 25th, 2021, US bombing of Syria signaled the new US regime’s intention to continue its war of attrition on Syria. It is merely the latest stage of a hybrid war that began when the Arab Nationalist Movement came to power in 1963.  Since 2011, Washington[…]

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US Peace Council Statement Condemns Biden Bombing Syria

U.S. Peace Council Strongly Condemns the Biden Administration’s Illegal Bombing of Syria! February 26, 2021 Only thirty-six days after taking office, President Biden took his first illegal foreign-policy action by ordering an air strike on the sovereign nation of Syria, killing more than a dozen Syrian citizens. This air strike, a blatant violation of international law and the United Nations[…]

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Texas and Syria Suffer Freezing Temperatures and Electricity Outages

by Steven Sahiounie, published on Syria Solidarity Movement, February 26, 2021 Yes, one more on Syria, a look at the Texas/Damascus freeze from the other side.  Indeed, Sanctions Kill.  [jb] Americans in Texas and several other states have been badly hit by a severe snowstorm and accompanying electricity outages, with water shortages due to frozen and burst water pipes. As the global[…]

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