Category Archives: Syria

London Independent report: Israeli jets ‘launch Syria strike to destroy missiles’

Israeli jets ‘launch Syria strike to destroy missiles’ Israeli military targets port city of Latakia to prevent missiles being transferred to the Lebanese militant group Hizbollah, reports suggest An Israeli air force pilot and his co-pilot are pictured in the … Continue reading

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Syria chemical weapons deal provides pretext for future intervention. #Syria

The following post represents slightly edited comments made in response to the following article opposing US and other imperial and international intervention in Syria and calling for self-determination for the people living in Syria. On Interventions and the Syrian Revolution http://darthnader.net/2013/08/27/on-interventions-and-the-syrian-revolution/ The … Continue reading

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Washington backed use of gas attacks in Iran-Iraq war : The Militant

Vol. 77/No. 34      September 30, 2013 Washington backed use of gas attacks in Iran-Iraq war BY JOHN STUDER As U.S. officials cry crocodile tears for the more than 1,400 Syrians slaughtered Aug. 21 in a sarin gas attack, a review of … Continue reading

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France Bombs Syria in Aerial Attack : c1925 #Syria,

Historical Slideshow: Syria – History of politics and conflict from 1920 to 2013 This Photograph shows the devastation wrought by French aerial bombardment of Damascus, Syria in 1925. Syrian history evidences a long legacy of political strife, foreign intervention and … Continue reading

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Washington Post Describes increased weapons supply to Assad’s opponents in Syria, #Syria

U.S. weapons reaching Syrian rebels SALAH AL-ASHKAR/AFP/Getty Images – An opposition fighter fires a rocket propelled grenade during clashes with regime forces near Aleppo. A new phase of non-lethal U.S. assistance is ramping up as weapons supplied by the CIA … Continue reading

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Putin, Assad, Obama, Paul, Khamenei : Voices of Power in the Syrian Crisis : #Syria

Assembled by Rawlinsview, September 12, 2013 New York Below are links of recent major statements made by the leading national representatives   in the international crisis centered on the Syrian Civil war/ proxy war. Russian President Vladimir Putin Op-Ed New York … Continue reading

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Putin pens NYT op-ed urging ’caution’ in Syria

For NBC written commentary follow this link. Putin pens NYT op-ed urging ’caution’ in Syria. Op-Ed Contributor A Plea for Caution From Russia What Putin Has to Say to Americans About Syria By VLADIMIR V. PUTIN Published: September 11, 2013 … Continue reading

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U.S. Senator Rand Paul’s Rebuttal to Obama Syria Speech Opens the Way to War

September 10, 2013 Rawlinsview–New York Below are excerpts followed by a link to the complete text of Republican Senator Paul’s Fox News televised rebuttal to Obama’s September’ 10 speech on Syria. Paul is often identified as a “Libertarian” though he … Continue reading

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Complete Video of Rose Interview with Assad Released #Syria

http://video.pbs.org/video/2365076639/ follow link for video This posting should be in no way seen as an endorsement of Assad’s policies. It is valuable to understand the situation in Syria.

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Map shows Syria’s Oil and Gas Development and Transport Infrastructure. #Syria

September 10, 2013, Rawlinsview  New York This map found on Wikipedia and color adjusted by Rawlinsview shows the locations of oil and gas extraction as well as related transport infrastructure in Syria. It may help the reader better understand the … Continue reading

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