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MIT Rocket Scientist Questions White House Claims On Syria Chemical Attack

[themify_box] Robert J. Barsocchini is an independent researcher and reporter whose interest in propaganda and global force dynamics arose from working as a cross-cultural intermediary for large corporations in the US film and Television industry.  His work has been cited, published, or followed by numerous professors, economists, lawyers, military and intelligence veterans, and journalists.  He […]

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After Trump’s Syria Attack, What Comes Next?

(RPI) Thursday’s US missile attack on Syria must represent the quickest foreign policy U-turn in history. Less than a week after the White House gave Assad permission to stay on as president of his own country, President Trump decided that the US had to attack Syria and demand Assad’s ouster after a chemical attack earlier […]

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Trump's strike on Syria: A convenient distraction

Ibrahim Al-Marashi (Al Jazeera) [themify_quote]It’s not the first time a US president launches missile strikes that do not amount to much but boost ratings.[/themify_quote] 8 Apr 2017 – The United States launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a government-controlled Syrian air force base in the Homs province, purportedly where the nerve agent sarin was loaded on […]

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What’s Really Happening in Syria

[themify_quote]A Consumer Fraud Lawyer’s mini Primer[/themify_quote] The U.S./NATO line 5 Feb 2017 If you try to follow events in the mainstream media, you may have noticed that they routinely refer to Syrian President Bashar al Assad as a “brutal dictator”. Assad is supposed to have responded to peaceful protests with repressive violence and by “killing […]

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Why These Missile Strikes Won’t Make Things Better for the Syrian People

Stephen Zunes Yes! Magazine [themify_quote]There are serious questions as to whether Trump’s bombing of the Syrian base has anything to do with protecting civilians.[/themify_quote] The U.S. bombing of Syria’s Al Shayrat air base has brought more death and destruction to that country and is unlikely to deter additional war crimes by the Syrian regime. It will not […]

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Another Dangerous Rush to Judgment in Syria

Robert Parry, Consortium News [themify_box] Investigative reporter Robert Parry broke many of the Iran-Contra stories for The Associated Press and Newsweek in the 1980s. You can buy his latest book, America’s Stolen Narrative, either in print here or as an e-book (from Amazon and barnesandnoble.com).[/themify_box] [themify_quote]The U.S. government and the mainstream media rushed to judgment again, blaming the […]

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The Cancer of War: U.S. Admits to Using Radioactive Munitions in Syria

Daniel McAdams   (RPI) Despite vowing not to use depleted uranium (DU) weapons in its military action in Syria, the U.S. government has now admitted that it has fired thousands of the deadly rounds into Syrian territory. As Foreign Policy Magazine reports: “U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) spokesman Maj. Josh Jacques told Airwars and Foreign Policy […]