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Trump’s Middle East Policy: Shifting from ‘America First’ to ‘America Omnipresent’

Washington D.C. (SCF) – President Trump says he has no plans to enter Syria, despite ordering airstrikes on a Syrian military base last week. «We’re not going into Syria», Trump told Maria Bartiromo during an exclusive interview on FOX Business. «But when I see people using horrible, horrible chemical weapons… and see these beautiful kids that are dead in […]

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UN Response to US Attack on Syria: Noble Words, Empty Deeds

New York (SCF) – The refusal of the United Nations to qualify the recent US airstrike against Syria as an act of aggression makes the Organization irrelevant – something Russia has been trying to prevent. It has become vulnerable to scathing criticism after demonstrating its impotence and inability to act. The continued paralysis is an eloquent example of […]

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Russia Shreds ‘Primitive,’ ‘Inconsistent’ US Stance as Tillerson Leaves Moscow

Moscow (TeleSUR) – Russia’s Putin and Foreign Minister Lavrov expressed sarcasm and open hostility during Rex Tillerson’s visit to Russia, the first by a Trump official. Russia’s top officials didn’t pull any punches as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson completed his visit to Moscow Wednesday, the first by any member of U.S. President Donald Trump’s cabinet. The round […]

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Debunking the ‘Proof’ of Assad’s Chemical Weapons

Damascus (GPA) – Obviously all everyone has been talking about this past week is the allegation made primarily by the Western media that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad used the lethal chemical weapon, Sarin, on civilians in Idlib province and the retaliatory US missile strike on a Syrian military airbase that followed. Now we’re sure our readers know the […]

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The Return of the Dangerous ‘Obama Did Nothing’ Narrative on Syria

Washington D.C. (FAIR) – One of great ironies of our over-saturated media environment is that, often, the biggest falsehoods and most transparent acts of political theater enjoy the most widespread acceptance and demonstrate the most stubborn popularity. No matter how improbable, or how much obvious evidence exists to the contrary, once a media narrative becomes […]

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Why Did the U.S. Really Strike Syria? What You’re Not Being Told

Wellington, NZ (Anti-Media) – The whole world is trying to make sense of America’s reckless decision to launch air strikes against the Syrian government. The strikes against Syria came in light of the fact that they were ordered by a president who infamously wondered on Twitter in 2013: “What will we get for bombing Syria besides more debt […]

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Report: US Killed More Syrians than IS or Russia in March

Damascus (GPA) – A report released this month by the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SNHR) estimates that the civilian deaths by the US coalition surpass those from both ISIS and Russia. The U.K. based, anti-Assad and anti-Russian SNHR released a report earlier this month showing that the U.S. caused the majority of civilian deaths […]

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Turkey Grabbing Syrian Land by Moving Border Fence: Syrian Ambassador

Idlib (Tasnim) – Turkey has unilaterally moved a border fence deeper into Syrian territory in an apparent “land grab” violating Syria’s sovereignty, Syria’s ambassador to Russia said on Wednesday. Syrian ambassador Riad Haddad said Turkey “has moved the barbed-wire [border fence] deeper into our territory, exploiting the drying up of Afrin River southeast of the […]

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US and U.K. Pledge to Act on Syria if UN Won’t

New York (GPA) – During an emergency session of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) this morning, both the US and U.K. condemned Syria for “using chemical weapons on civilians.” Floating the idea of unilateral action if the UN fails to act. The emergency meeting of the UNSC (requested by France) took place this morning. And to […]