Eyewitness report: Syrians Celebrate Election Outcome

by Kobi Guillory, published on Fightback News, May 28, 2021 Damascus, Syria – On Wednesday, May 26, election day in Syria, crowds flocked to polling places to cast their votes. A delegation of observers from the U.S., South Africa, France and Palestine visited polling locations east of Damascus in the war-torn Ghouta region to witness the voting and celebrations taking[…]

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“The Most Unkindest Cut of All” A Rejoinder to “Syria and the ‘Anti-Imperialism’ of Fools”

by Jeff Mackler, published on Socialist Action, May 14, 2021 A nice research piece that soundly rebuts an outrageous attack from the faux left on UNAC and other anti-imperialist antiwar organizations and press outlets. [jb] “Erasing people through disinformation: Syria and the ‘anti-imperialism’ of fools” is the title of a pitiful and tragically flawed signed statement that appeared on 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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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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Stop Biden’s Bombing in Syria, Emergency Aid to Arctic Storm Victims 

Statement by the Workers Voice Socialist Movement in New Orleans, La I saw this statement on the UNAC Discussion list.  Great statement by workers in New Orleans. [jb] Millions go cold in Texas, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana and Damascus, Syria What does the working class in these places have in common?  Through military force, the U.S. government has seized oil and[…]

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US Bombs Syria & Ridiculously Claims Self Defense

by Caitlin Johnstone, published on Consortium News, February 26, 2021 On orders of President Biden, the United States has launched an airstrike on a facility in Syria. As of this writing the exact number of killed and injured is unknown, with early reports claiming “a handful” of people were killed. Rather than doing anything remotely resembling journalism, the western mass[…]

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New US Military Base in Northeast Syria Latest of Biden’s Warlike Moves

by Alan MacLeod, published on MintPress News, February 10, 2021 he U.S.-government funded outlet Voice of America has confirmed rumors that a new military base is being built in northeastern Syria. A convoy of 40 troop carriers and other vehicles arrived and began setting up shop in the city of Hasakah near the Turkish and Iraqi borders over the weekend.[…]

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