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Trump ends Syrian regime change campaign

Posted by seumasach on July 22, 2017

Neocons and liberals howl

Justin Raimondo

Antiwar

21st July, 2017

The headline in the Washington Post said it all: “Trump ends covert CIA program to arm anti-Assad rebels in Syria, a move sought by Moscow.” The madness that has infected what passes for journalism today could not be more starkly dramatized: everything is seen through the distorting lens of Russophobia.

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Billions of dollars’ worth of arms against Syria

Posted by seumasach on July 22, 2017

Thierry Meyssan

Voltairenet

18th July, 2017

Over the last seven years, several billion dollars’ worth of armament has been illegally introduced into Syria – a fact which in itself is enough to disprove the myth according to which this war is a democratic revolution. Numerous documents attest to the fact that the traffic was organised by General David Petraeus, first of all in public, via the CIA, of which he was the director, then privately, via the financial company KKR with the aid of certain senior civil servants. Thus the conflict, which was initially an imperialist operation by the United States and the United Kingdom, became a private capitalist operation, while in Washington, the authority of the White House was challenged by the deep state. New elements now show the secret rôle of Azerbaïdjan in the evolution of the war.

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‘Assad can stay’

Posted by seumasach on July 22, 2017

Western Powers Recognize Russia Was Right All Along in Syria

Sputnik

15th July, 2017

Speaking to reporters after talks with President Trump this week, French President Emmanuel Macron said that Paris’s Syria stance no longer includes the removal of President Bashar Assad from power as a priority. Russian observers say the about-face is significant, serving as the first inkling of a new paradigm in French Middle East policy.

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White House admits defeat in Syria

Posted by seumasach on July 21, 2017

Finian Cunningham

Sputnik News

20th July, 2017

President Trump’s announcement this week to end the CIA’s covert arming of militants in Syria is an admission of defeat. The US has lost its six-year war for regime change in the Arab country. It’s time to wrap it up.

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Washington has terminated all support for jihadists

Posted by seumasach on July 21, 2017

Voltairenet

21st July, 2017

According to the Washington Post, President Trump has terminated all CIA programmes providing support to jihadists in Syria.

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US and France abandon regime change in Syria

Posted by seumasach on July 16, 2017

Alexander Mercouris

The Duran

16th July, 2017

Summit of US and French Presidents provides final confirmation that the West’s regime change war in Syria has failed and is being abandoned.

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The New Silk Road will go through Syria

Posted by seumasach on July 15, 2017

Pepe Escobar

Asia Times

13th July, 2017

Amid the proverbial doom and gloom pervading all things Syria, the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune sometimes yield, well, good fortune.

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France’s Macron says Assad removal no longer necessary

Posted by seumasach on June 24, 2017

A refreshing does of realism from Europe since, of course, the removal of Assad is no longer within the West’s powers anyway.

Press TV

21st June, 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron said his country no longer deems the removal of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad as a precondition for resolving the conflict in the Arab country.

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Britain could join US in Syria air strikes against Assad without parliamentary approval, Boris Johnson says

Posted by seumasach on April 19, 2017

Still revelling in the glory of having been informed in advance of Trump’s airstrikes on Syria, the British leadership, characteristically, is placing it’s most fervent hopes on further military action against the man who stands between stability and the descent of Syria into the kind of chaos we engendered in Libya. I don’t know- they are simply incorrigible! We must hope that Trump turns out to be a disappointment to them for all his bluff and bluster.

Independent

18th April, 2017

Boris Johnson has said Britain could join US air strikes against the “monster” Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria, despite a previous vote against intervention.

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Corbyn speaks out on Trump’s overnight blitz

Posted by seumasach on April 7, 2017

Labour List

7th April, 2017

This is the full statement published by Jeremy Corbyn in response to US air strikes on a Syrian air base in the early hours of this morning.

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Women, children refugees in Europe ‘starting to go missing’

Posted by seumasach on February 2, 2017

Sputnik

1st February, 2017

At least 1,500 human trafficking cases have been registered in Syria in the past year, according to the country’s Interior Ministry. Refugees who arrive in Europe are far from safe and they too fall victims to trafficking. Sputnik spoke about this with reporter Poppy Damon from The International Women’s Initiative in an interview.

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