Tags: Syria

Israel Launches Unprovoked Attacks: Uses Its Firepower, Far And Wide

Former top Pentagon official Paul Pilar reports that Israel has been launching unprovoked attacks using its military might within Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, and Iran despite ceasefire agreements. This heightened military aggressiveness has multiple extremely serious consequences, including damage to the United States…

Trump’s Syria Withdrawal Enrages Pro-Israel Chickenhawks

Giraldi: The U.S. press, in its war against Trump, is pushing an illegal and unconstitutional invasion of Syria whose stated primary objective is to remove a terrorist organization which is already mostly gone – and a less frequently acknowledged goal of regime change for the legitimate government in Damascus and the expulsion of that government’s principal allies… there is no way to “win” and no exit strategy. That anyone would regard Boot and Nuland as objective authorities on the Middle East given their ultimate and prevailing loyalty to Israel has to be wondered at…

House panel considers recognizing Israeli annexation of Golan Heights

The push to recognize Israel’s 1981 illegal annexation of the Golan Heights, part of Syria, represents an aggressive push by some pro-Israel groups and the Israeli government. Opponents say that recognition could unsettle the region and pose security concerns to the US and its allies. Israel destroyed hundreds of villages in the area…

Clean Break II: Iran Hawks Decide to Burn it All Down

Michael Makovsky of the neocon Jewish Institute for National Security of America (JINSA) has a plan for countering Iranian influence in the Middle East: he wants the US to redraw borders all over the region, creating “loose confederations or new countries… Such an arrangement would supposedly be great for the US (In actuality, it’s Israeli strategists who desire it). The question is, if Makovsky favors redrawing borders along ethno-sectarian lines, how about starting with Israel/Palestine?