See also Middle East, Egypt, Libya, Robert Fisk, Patrick Cockburn, Moshé Machover, Noam Chomsky, Ramzy Baroud, Hannu Reime, Phyllis Bennis, Kaarlo Yrttiaho


NYT fails to report that Netanyahu started air war over Syria as corruption probes close on him by James North, Mondoweiss, 11 February 2018

Israeli attack on Syria heightens danger of wider Mideast war by Chris Marsden, World Socialist Web Site, 12 February 2018

Syria’s White Helmets Go Global by Caitlin Johnstone,, 8 February 2018

Syria Denounces 'New Aggression' After US Warplanes Bomb Government Forces by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 8 February 2018

Downing of Russian fighter in Syria threatens wider war by Peter Symonds, World Socialist Web Site, 5 February 2018

WMD Claims in Syria Raise Concerns over U.S. Escalation by Rick Sterling,, 4 February 2018

Jacobin Is Fueling the Lies About Syria by Daniel Lazare, Truthdig, 2 February 2018

Tillerson's Promise of More War in Syria Gets Warm Reception From Corporate Media by Gregory Shupak, AlterNet, 31 January 2018

Washington Widens the War in Syria by Provoking Turkey by Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 29 January 2018

How the Pentagon Enlisted Trump To Continue Its Perpetual ‘War on Terror' by Gareth Porter,, 26 January 2018

Extending an ‘olive branch' by Eslen Uslu, Weekly Worker, 25 January 2018

US escalates war for annexation of Syria by Bill Van Auken, World Socialist Web Site, 25 January 2018

A call for solidarity: defend Afrin — defend humanity! by Dilar Dirik, ROAR, 24 January 2018

Destroying Syria by Philip Giraldi, The Unz Review, 23 January 2018

Turkey begins cynical offensive against the Kurds in Rojava, ROAR, 22 January 2018

The US Syria “Strategy” – Recipe For Continued Disaster Even For The US by Jan Oberg, The Transnational, 19 January 2018

Tillerson: US Military Presence in Syria ‘Open-Ended,' Will Ensure Regime Change by Jason Ditz,, 17 January 2018

The Kurdish Crisis in Iraq and Syria by Joseph Daher, Solidarity, January-February 2018

Syria: the revolution is alive, but buried under rubble by Gabriel Levy, People and Nature, 17 December 2017

Trump's Illegal Syrian Mission Creep by Paul R. Pillar,, 13 December 2017

Aleppo's Liberation one year ago – Anybody ashamed today? by Jan Oberg, TFF, 12 December 2017

Syria war, Sochi peace by Pepe Escobar, Asia Times, 24 November 2017

Monbiot still burying his head in sands of Syria, Jonathan Cook Blog, 21 November 2017

How Syrian-Nuke Evidence Was Faked by Gareth Porter,, 19 November 2017

Israel’s Ploy Selling a Syrian Nuke Strike by Gareth Porter,, 18 November 2017

Picking Cherries with George Monbiot by Adrian Kent, Medium, 16 November 2017

Israeli-Saudi Tandem Adjusts to Syria Loss by Alastair Crooke,, 4 November 2017

The Trumped-Up Syria-Sarin Case by Rick Sterling,, 4 November 2017

Raqqa Destroyed To Liberate It by Eric Margolis, Information Clearing House, 22 October 2017

Exposing a Shoddy Sarin Attack Narrative by Gareth Porter,, 7 October 2017

How Syria’s Victory Reshapes Mideast by Alastair Crooke,, 30 September 2017

Washington's Iron Curtain on the Euphrates by Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 27 September 2017

Uncle Sam vs. Russia in Eastern Syria: the Nightmare Scenario by Mike Whitney, Information CLearing House, 22 September 2017

Towards war’s end in Syria by Vijay Prashad, ZNet, 18 September 2017

How my Syrian hometown fought the Islamic State and won by Haid Haid, Middle East Eye, 15 September 2017

Have We Been Deceived Over Syrian Sarin Attack? Scrutinizing the Evidence in an Incident Trump Used to Justify Bombing Syria by Gareth Porter, AlterNet, 13 September 2017

Syria’s Survival Is Blow to Jihadists by Alastair Crooke,, 8 September 2017

‘400,000 deaths in Syria civil war directly attributed to US & allies' by Dan Glazebrook, RT, 1 September 2017

Zakaria Tamer: "On the side of the Syrian people" by Franco Galdini and Alessandro Columbu, Al Jazeera, 30 August 2017

Entire Families Are Being Killed by U.S. Airstrikes in Raqqa, Syria by Murtaza Hussain, Rajaai Bourhan, The Intercept, 28 August 2017

US massacring hundreds of Syrian civilians every week in Raqqa by Jordan Shilton, World Socialist Web Site, 25 August 2017

Of Monsters and Men by Idrees Ahmad, Pulse, 16 August 2017

Here are the voices of Syria's revolution. Let's listen by Gabriel Levy, People and Nature, 27 July 2017

Tomgram: Laura Gottesdiener, The Wrath of the U.S. Along the Euphrates River,, 27 July 2017

How CIA and Allies Trapped Obama in the Syrian Arms Debacle by Gareth Porter, The American Conservative, 27 July 2017

America Depends on the Kurds to Fight Against ISIS in Syria, But Will the U.S. Repay the Favor After the War? by Vijay Prashad, AlterNet, 26 July 2017

As the U.S. Backs Away From Syria's Civil War, War-Weary Residents of Damascus Struggle to Survive by Rania Khalek, AlterNet, 25 July 2017

How many Americans has al-Assad killed? by Jan Oberg, 25 July 2017

The New Silk Road Will Go Through Syria by Pepe Escobar, CounterPunch, 14 July 2017

How Syria Divides the Left: An Interview With Middle East Scholar Stephen Zunes by Dan Falcone, Truthout, 10 July 2017

The Syrian Test of Trump-Putin Accord by Ray McGovern,, 8 July 2017

The Mass Killing of Civilians, Now in Syria and Iraq, Is Part of a Long, Depressing Pattern of American War-Making by Frank Joyce, AlterNet, 7 July 2017

Rami Khouri: Syria's Proxy War is Culmination of Last Century of Failed Arab State-Building, Democracy Now! 6 July 2017 (video and transcript)

Useful idiots who undermine dissent on Syria, Jonathan Cook Blog, 3 July 2017

The media blackout of Seymour Hersh’s exposé on US missile strike against Syria by Bill Van Auken, World Socialist Web Site, 3 July 2017

Media's propaganda war on Syria in full flow, Jonathan Cook Blog, 30 June 2017

Ex-Weapons Inspector: Trump's Sarin Claims Built on ‘Lie' by Scott Ritter, The American Conservative, 29 June 2017

Trump's Syrian chemical weapons claims: A house of cards by Andre Damon, World Socialist Web Site, 28 June 2017

US air strike kills scores of civilians in Syria by Bill Van Auken, World Socialist Web Site, 28 June 2017

Hersh: Trump Ignored Intel Before Bombing Syria, The Real News/Information Clearing House, 27 June 2017 (video)

Afghanistan's Lessons for Syria by Paul R. Pillar,, 27 June 2017

Hersh's new Syria revelations buried from view, Jonathan Cook Blog, 26 June 2017

Trump‘s Red Line by Seymour M. Hersh, Welt, 25 June 2017

Intel Behind Trump's Syria Attack Questioned Ray McGovern,, 25 June 2017

A Baseless Justification for War in Syria by Dennis J Bernstein,, 25 June 2017

How America Armed Terrorists in Syria by Gareth Porter, The American Conservative, 22 June 2017

Iran’s Missile Strike Adds to Syrian Crisis by Patrick Henningsen,, 21 June 2017

Syria's Sarajevo Moment by Pepe Escobar, Information Clearing House, 20 June 2017

Escalating threat of US-Russian confrontation in Syria by Bill Van Auken, World Socialist Web Site, 20 June 2017

US Risks Wider War by Downing Syrian Plane by Gilbert Doctorow,, 19 June 2017

Trump Complies with War-Hawk Wishes by Ann Wright,, 19 June 2017

The Syrian Nightmare: No End in Sight by Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 19 June 2017

Syrian Archives Add New Details to Henry Kissinger’s Disastrous Middle East Record by Charles Glass, The Intercept, 18 June 2017

The Perils of Sectarianism by Louis Proyect, CounterPunch, 16 June 2017

Washington's War Crimes in Syria by Bill Van Auken, Information Clearing House, 16 June 2017

'Staggering' loss of civilian life from US-led airstrikes in Raqqa, says UN by Kareem Shahen, The Guardian, 14 June 2017

US-led coalition admits killing at least 484 civilians in air strikes against Isis in Syria and Iraq by Lizzie Dearden, Independent, 3 June 2017

US Is Killing More Civilians in Syria Air War Than Assad Is by Jason Ditz,, 26 May 2017

Trump Escalates Syrian Proxy War by Steven Chovanec,, 18 May 2017

Ignored By Western Media, Syrians Describe the Nightmare the Armed Opposition Brought Them by Rania Khalek, AlterNet, 15 May 2017

Trump Expanding War From Syria to Afghanistan As Media Focuses on Comey by Vijay Prashad and Paul Jay, The Real News Network, 15 May 2017 (video and transcript)

Democracy Now Runs Interference for Imperialism in Syria by Daniel Haiphong, American Herald Tribune, 12 May 2017

A Victory for Theresa May Will See Britain Dragged Further Towards War with Russia by Colin Todhunter, CounterPunch, 8 May 2017

Syria is the dam against more bloody anarchy, Jonathan Cook Blog, 8 May 2017

The Syrian Cause and Anti-Imperialism by Yassin al-Haj Saleh, al-Jumhuriya, 5 May 2017

Is North Korea a Diversion for a US-Jordan Invasion of Syria? by Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 3 May 2017

Journalist Anand Gopal: The Sheer Brutality of the Assad Regime Has Led People to Join ISIS, Democracy Now! 3 May 2017 (video and transcript)

The Syrian Side of the Story You Never Hear by Ted Snider,, 3 May 2017

Intel Vets Voice Doubts on Syrian Crisis,, 27 April 2017

The Risk of Brushing Aside Intelligence by Lawrence Davidson,, 25 April 2017

The Syrian People Have Been Betrayed By All Sides by Mehdi Hasan, The Intercept, 20 April 2017

New Revelations Belie Trump Claims on Syria Chemical Attack by Gareth Porter, Truthout, 13 April 2017

Trump's Massive Bomb and Syrian Strike Both Deadly Propaganda Events by Vijay Prashad and Paul Jay, The Real News Network, 13 April 2017 (video and transcript)

Syria: Where the Rubber Meets the Road by Mike Whitney, CounterPunch, 12 April 2017

Why the Idea of Cracking Syria into Pieces Would Be America's Latest Imperial Disaster by Vijay Prashad, AlterNet, 11 April 2017

1983 CIA Document Reveals Plan To Destroy Syria, Foreshadows Current Crisis by Tyler Durden, Information Clearing House, 12 April 2017

Trump Plunges Toward World War III by Norman Solomon,, 10 April 2017

How Media Bias Fuels Syrian Escalation by Rick Sterling,, 10 April 2017

Trumpenstein’s Tomahawk Dog-Wag: on Real and Fake News by Paul Street, CounterPunch, 10 April 2017

“US strikes on Syria based on a lie” by Patrick Lang, ZNet, 9 April 2017

The U.S. Attack on al-Shayrat Airfield by Richard Falk, ZNet, 9 April 2017

Petraeus and McMaster have Taken Over the NSC, Want Massive Ground War with Syria by Mike Cernovich, Medium, 9 April 2017

Another Jolly Little War by Eric Margolis, The Unz Review, 8 April 2017

Trump’s 59-Tomahawk ‘Tweet’ by Alastair Crooke,, 8 April 2017

Trampling the US Constitution for War by Daniel C. Maguire,, 8 April 2017

The US attack on Syria: A prelude to wider war by Andre Damon, World Socialist Web Site, 8 April 2017

Top 10 Lies About Syria by David Swanson, ZNet, 7 April 2017

Kissinger Is the Dark Side of Trump in Syria by Nafeez Ahmed, Common Dreams, 7 April 2017

TFF Live: US bombing Syria – How could they be so sure? by Jan Oberg, TFF, 7 April 2017 (video)

Without Proof or Cause or Consent, 'Impetuous' Trump Bombs Syria by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 7 April 2017

Pentagon Trained Syria’s Al Qaeda “Rebels” in the Use of Chemical Weapons by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, 7 April 2017

Swedish Medical Associations Says White Helmets Murdered Kids for Fake Gas Attack Videos by Gordon Duff, Veterans Today, 6 April 2017

Tillerson: Steps Already Underway for US Removal of Assad by Jason Ditz,, 6 April 2017

Is Trump Going to Commit the Next Great American Catastrophe in Syria? by Vijay Prashad, AlterNet, 5 April 2017

Something is Not Adding Up In Idlib Chemical Weapons Attack by Paul Antonopoulos, Information Clearing House, 4 April 2017

US no longer focused on removing Assad from power in Syria, ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley says by Michelle Nichols, Independent, 31 March 2017

How US-Backed War on Syria Helped ISIS by Daniel Lazare,, 31 March 2017

The much-maligned views of Rania Khalek on Syria by Rania Khalek and Justin Podur, ZNet, 31 March w2017

Congress Needs to Stop Trump’s Escalation of the War on Syria by James Carden, The Nation, 23 March 2017

Letter from a Syrian reader: “There is a new sentiment of solidarity in the ranks of the poor people”, World Socialist Web Site, 18 March 2017

Contrasting Tales of Two Besieged Cities by Steven Chovanec,, 17 March 2017

Getting US intervention in Syria wrong: a response to Jamie Allinson's ‘Disaster Islamism' by Ian Sinclair, Medium, 16 March 2017

Letter to My Friend in Damascus by Barbara Nimri Aziz, CounterPunch, 13 March 2017

A Flawed UN Investigation on Syria by Gareth Porter,, 11 March 2017

Trump Invades Syria by Daniel McAdams, Global Research, 9 March 2017

Syrian War Propaganda at the Oscars by Rick Sterling,, 24 February 2017

The Anarchists vs. the Islamic State by Seth Harp, Rolling Stone, 14 February 2017

Women on the front at Raqqa: an interview with Kimmie Taylor by Rahila Gupta, openDemocracy, 14 February 2017

Amnesty International Stokes Syrian War by Rick Sterling,, 11 February 2017

“Fake News” and Crimes against Humanity: Amnesty International Admits Syrian “Saydnaya” Report Fabricated Entirely in UK by Tony Cartalucci, Global Research, 9 February 2017

Amnesty Claims Mass Executions In Syria, Provides Zero Proof by Moon of Alabama, Information Clearing House, 7 February 2017

Up to 13,000 secretly hanged in Syrian jail, says Amnesty by Martin Chulov, The Guardian, 7 February 2017

The media is ignoring leaked US-government documents on Syria by Ian Sinclair, The New Arab, 6 February 2017

How We Were Misled About Syria: Channel 4 News by Tim Hayward, 6 February 2017

School in an Aleppo factory by Jan Oberg, 5 February 2017

What, Exactly, Is Going on in Syria? by Vijay Prashad, AlterNet, 1 February 2017

Syria: Undeclared US-NATO War of Aggression, Using Al Qaeda Terrorism as An Instrument of Death and Destruction by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, 28 January 2017

Death of the Syrian ‘Moderate’ Fantasy by Jonathan Marshall,, 26 January 2017

How Clinton Defeat Derailed Syrian War by Gareth Porter,, 22 January 2017

Faces of Aleppo by Jan Oberg, 21 January 2017

US intervention in Syria? Not under Trump by Gareth Porter, Middle East Eye, 20 January 2017

What Happened in Aleppo? by Joseph Daher, Jacobin, 15 January 2017

The Media Is Lying to Everyone About What Obama Has Done in Syria by Darius Shahtahmasebi, Russia Insider, 14 January 2017

Syria and Aleppo – Old news media falling by Jan Oberg, TFF, 13 January 2017

After Aleppo: the State of Syria by Vijay Prashad, CounterPunch, 13 January 2017

After the fall of Aleppo by Yassamine Mather, Weekly Worker, 12 January 2017

Syria and the Left by Yusef Khalil & Yasser Munif, Jacobin, 9 January 2017

Aleppo's Evil Humanitarians by Jan Oberg, TFF, 9 January 2017

West Spins Again to Sabotage Syria Ceasefire by Finian Cunningham, Strategic Culture Foundation, 5 January 2017

Pushing for a Lucrative New Cold War by Gareth Porter,, 7 January 2017

In Syria, Western Media Cheer Al Qaeda by Rania Khalek, FAIR, 4 January 2017

Syria: is debate still possible? by Vicken Cheterian, openDemocracy, 3 January 2017


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