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Israel Continues to Aggress Against Syria While Playing the Victim

May 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
Israel Continues to Aggress Against Syria While Playing the Victim

In recent months, much has been written and discussed in the US mainstream media about the possibility of all-our war between Israel and its adversaries in the region. In reality, Israel has been ratcheting up tensions in the region for years, conducting largely one-sided acts of aggression against Syria, Lebanon and Iran in the name of "deterrence."Israeli Merkava tanks are deployed near the Israeli-Syrian border on May 10, 2018, in the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights.

Will Trump Set Off the Middle East Powder Keg?

April 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
Will Trump Set Off the Middle East Powder Keg?

A Syrian government soldier flashes the sign for victory as people walk along a destroyed street in Douma on the outskirts of Damascus on April 16, 2018. (Photo: LOUAI BESHARA / AFP / Getty Images)
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Where Is the Democratic Outrage Over Trump's Illegal Attack on Syria?

April 16, 2018 - 2:00pm
Where Is the Democratic Outrage Over Trump's Illegal Attack on Syria?

The illegal airstrikes on Syria last Friday provoked a widespread but largely muted opposition from Democrats, which is not surprising since the Democratic Party also subscribes to the same belief in American exceptionalism and profits from a state of endless war. It's time the left forced the Democrats to embrace a humane foreign policy based on justice, not oppression.Syrian boys walk along a destroyed street in Douma on the outskirts of Damascus on April 16, 2018, during an organized media tour.

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