As the Syrian crisis enters its ninth year, the Donald Trump administration is looking more and more like the Obama administration every day. With the Trump regime refusing to open useful dialogue with Russia regarding Syria, it’s obvious anti-Iran and pro-Israel positioning, and support for a very questionable “safe zone” plan for Syria, the odds of a rational U.S. policy in regards to Syria has lower and lower odds of existence as time progresses.
Over seventy Syrian tribes declared war on the US over the weekend as they announced a new “resistance front” to fight foreign troops in northern Syria.
The US is worried about reports of an impending Syrian military operation to retake its own city of Deraa in a de-escalation zone in Syria’s southwest.
“There was not a single corpse,” Russian experts reported from their inspection of the alleged chemical attack site in Douma, calling it “another staged event.”
Less than 24 hours after the highly dubious and conspicuously timed chemical attack — reported to be sarin gas and chlorine gas — in Khan Sheikhoun in the rebel-held Idlib province of Syria, Read More…
The Western corporate media’s increasingly hysterical denunciations of the Syrian “regime” (never referred to as a legitimate sovereign government), along with allies Russia and Iran, for alleged atrocities in the retaking of Aleppo, painting democratically elected President Bashar al-Assad as a “brutal dictator” who “butchers his own people”, is a measure of the disillusionment and bitterness within the Western neo-liberal power elite over this strategic reversal in the drive to overthrow the sovereign government of President al-Assad.