Category Archives: Syria

Map showing Tartus location of Russian Naval Base in Syria: #Syria

Rawlinsview, September 10, 2013 The map below shows the location of Tartus in relationship to Beiruit, Bagdad, Tel Aviv, Damascus, Cyprus, Aleppo and Homs Tartus, Port City in Syria Critical to Russian Naval Operations for Background See Syria, America and … Continue reading

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GCC to weigh measures against Syria: AFP

As printed in the Khaleej Times  voice of the United Arab Emirates. Readers should keep in mind that the Gulf Cooperation Council is the same body that sanctioned Saudi intervention in the bloody crackdown in Bahrain.  Shi’ite populations in most … Continue reading

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Pentagon adjusts plans for more intense attacks on Syria | McClatchy

Monday September 9, 2013 Pentagon adjusts plans for more intense attacks on Syria |  By DAVID S. CLOUD | Tribune Washington Bureau McCLATCHY News Service Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2013/09/09/201512/pentagon-adjusts-plans-for-more.html#.Ui3okz-oOQI#storylink=cpy The Pentagon is preparing for a longer bombardment of Syria than … Continue reading

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Myth 3 #Syria : 3 of 3: The Limited Strike and the Long Term: Life after congressional approval.

Rawlinsview September 8, 2013–New York Doubtless I seem as the swordsman lancing a scarecrow setting up for my third myth the one that is  least believed. Lest their remain the opinion that no-one of any experience or authority, beyond the … Continue reading

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AP article exposes active involvement of US military advisers in Syrian Civil War #Syria

The article below details the beginnings of US military training and force-building operations based in Jordan and directed against the regime of Bashar al Assad of Syria. To anyone who has followed the development of US military engagements from the … Continue reading

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Syria Really is about Oil: Candid interview discusses capitalist interest in #Syria Video

“Syria Really Is about Oil” Peritus’ Tim Gramatovich tells TheStreet’s Joe Deaux. Peritus’ Tim Gramatovich as interviewed by The Street’s Joe Deux. Excerpt transcribed by Rawlinsview, Click photo for link to full interview. Wed, Sep 4, 2013, 6:46pm EDT – … Continue reading

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Myth 2 of 3. The Syrian Proxy War: Syria #Syria The US has no strategic interest

Myth two. The US has no significant strategic interest in the outcome of the Syrian conflict. ie this is primarily a humanitarian issue or one of honor for the US president. There are variations on this theme and it is … Continue reading

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VOA Map show array of Military “assets” ready for #Syria attack

Link to full Voice of America article details preparations for US military strike on Syria

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Myth one of Three ‘Obama in the Corner’ #Syria Syria

Myth one. Obama is in a Corner. Among the most repeated and least true statements as regards the US position toward the Syrian war is the idea that in some way US President Barack Obama has painted himself into a … Continue reading

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Venezuelan Government Statement on Syria Intervention, #Syria

Below is my translation of a recent statement by the Ministry of Foreign affairs of Venzuela regarding the impending escalation of military intervention on the part of the “Western Powers” namly France England and the United States in the now … Continue reading

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