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


The western media is key to Syria deceptions, Jonathan Cook Blog, 24 May 2019

US Accuses Syria Of More Chemical Attacks Just As Chemical Weapons Narrative Crumbles by Caitlin Johnstone, 22 May 2019

Raqqa is in ruins like a modern Dresden. This is not 'precision bombing' by Kate Allen, The Guardian, 21 May 2019

Establishment Narrative Managers Struggle With New Syria Plot Holes by Caitlin Johnstone, Medium, 21 May 2019

CONFIRMED: Chemical Weapons Assessment Contradicting Official Syria Narrative Is Authentic by Caitlin Johnstone, Medium, 17 May 2019

Leaked Document Pokes More Holes In Establishment Syria Narrative by Caitlin Johnstone, 14 May 2019

A “Death Trap” in Raqqa: Amnesty Finds U.S.-Led Coalition Killed More Than 1,600 Syrian Civilians, Democracy Now! 25 April 2019 (video and trascript)

Spot the difference by Paul Robinson, Irrussianality, 25 April 2019

Reporter Sharmine Narwani on the secret history of America's defeat in Syria by Patrick Lawrence, Salon, 21 April 2019

Syria War Lobby that Hosted Genocide Advocate Campaigns to Censor Book Exposing Its Operations by Ben Norton, Defend Democrcay Press, 8 April 2019

Seymour Hersh Says Hillary Approved Sending Libya's Sarin to Syrian Rebels by Eric Zuesse, Strategic Culture Foundation, 28 March 2019

Betraying the Kurds by David Finkel, Solidarity, March-April 2019

BBC producer admits Douma attack was false flag that nearly sparked Russia – U.S. hot war by Alex Christofour, The Duran, 17 February 2019 (text and videos)

Stand with Rojava, oppose Turkey's war by Internationalist Commune of Rojava, ROAR, 24 January 2019

Marie Colvin, Homs, and Media Falsehoods About Syria by Rick Sterling,, 23 January 2019

War Whores Scramble To Say Syria Attack Means Troops Must Remain by Caitlin Johnstone, 17 January 2019

“Tell Me How This Ends”: America's muddled involvement with Syria by Charles Glass, Harper's Magazine, 16 January 2019

The Chickens Come Home to Roost….in Northern Syria by Gary Leupp, CounterPunch, 14 January 2019

The Memo That Helped Kill a Half Million People in Syria by Daniel Lazare, Consortium News, 13 January 2019

The Syrian War Is Over – It Never Should Have Started by Ted Snider, Antiwar.som, 10 January 2019

What Trump’s Syrian Withdrawal Really Reveals by Stephen F. Cohen, The Nation, 9 January 2019

Reasons To Believe In Trump’s Syria Withdrawal Are Vanishing by Caitlin Johnstone, 7 January 2019

Why are Leftists cheering potential demise of Rojava’s socialist experiment? by Pete Dolack, ZNet, 4 January 2019

Local Forces Who Defeated ISIS in Syria Defend Their Territory by As'ad AbuKhalil, Consortium News, 29 December 2018

The Threat to Rojava by An Anarchist, Crimethinc, 28 December 2018

Trump Scores, Breaks Generals’ 50-Year War Record by Gareth Porter, The American Conservative, 28 December 2018

Trump Critics of Syria Withdrawal Fueled Rise of ISIS by Max Blumenthal, Consortium News, 27 December 2018

Who Was Secretly Behind America’s Invading and Occupying Syria? by Eric Zuesse, Strategic Culture Foundation, 26 December 2018

The Rojava revolution was made by a struggling people, not American bombs by Matt Broomfield, Red Pepper, 24 December 2018

Bring the Troops Home, But Also Stop the Bombing by ,

A Short History of How the US Went to War in Syria by Peter Van Buren,, 24 December 2018

Time to Get Out of Syria by Eric Margolis, Common Dreams, 22 December 2018

The anti-war left must capitalise on Trump's withdrawal from Syria by Lindsey German, Counterfire, 22 December 2018

Briefing note on the Integrity Initiative by Paul McKeigue, David Miller, Jake Mason, Piers Robinson, Working Group on Syria Propaganda and Media, 21 December 2018

Reactions To Trump's Syria Withdrawal Plan Say More Than The Plan Itself by Caitlin Johnstone, 20 December 2018

Don't Hold Your Breath on US Troop Withdrawal from Syria by Patrick Lawrence, Consortium News, 19 December 2018

America’s Absence in Istanbul: A Sign of Decline, Not Surrender by Patrick Lawrence, Consortium News, 13 November 2018

Unprecedented Summit of Four in Istanbul Reveals Unbridged, Irreconcilable Differences Between Russia and the West Over Syria by Gilbert Doctorow, Russia Insider, 30 October 2018

Syria: One Year Since the Battle for Raqqa and the US and UK Refuse to Accept Responsibility for Civilian Deaths by Leon Tressell, Global Research, 18 October 2018

The Syrian Chess Board by Conn Hallinan,, 12 October 2018

The looming massacre in Idlib by Joseph Daher, Socialist Worker, 14 September 2018

U.S. Again Cries ‘Chemical Warfare’ in Syria by Scott Ritter, The American Conservative, 12 September 2018

On the Brink with Russia in Syria Again, 5 Years Later by Ray McGovern, Consortium News, 12 September 2018

There's at Least One More Ugly Battle Brewing in Syria by Vijay Prashad, Common Dreams, 12 September 2018

Please write to your MP now without delay - War, terrible war, may be on the way again by Peter Hitchens, Mail Online, 11 September 2018

That Time CNN Staged A Fake Interview With A Syrian Child For War Propaganda by Caitlin Johnstone, 10 September 2018

Trump wanted Syria's Assad assassinated, Bob Woodward claims in extraordinary new book by Chris Stevenson, Independent, 5 September 2018

Psychic Nikki Haley: If There Is A Future Chemical Weapons Attack, Assad Did It by Caitlin Johnstone, 5 September 2018

Syria's Disaster, and What's Next by Joseph Daher, Solidarity, September-October 2018

UK: Syrian Terrorists Can't Possibly Be Planning Chemical Weapons False Flag, Because Russia Said They Are by Caitlin Johnstone, 30 August 2018

Is Washington on the brink of a major attack on Syria? by Bill Van Auken, World Socialist Web Site, 28 August 2018

More Lies About the White Helmets by Philip Giraldi. The Unz Review, 7 August 2018

'Tip of the Iceberg': Amnesty Demands Independent Probe of Civilians Massacred During US 'Annihilation Tactics' in Raqqa by Andrea Germanos, Common Dreams, 6 August 2018

Are We Saving Syrian 'Heroes' ... or Just Importing More Fanatics? by Peter Hitchens, Information Clearing House, 30 July 2018

Israel intervenes to extract US-UK-backed White Helmets from Syria by Bill Van Auken, World Socialist Web Site, 23 July 2018

Palestinian photographer reported killed in Syrian prison by Maureen Clare Murphy, The Electronic Intifada, 18 July 2018

Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki might solve Syrian crisis by Fyodor Lukyanov, al-Monitor, 13 July 2018

German Parliament Report: U.S. Presence in Syria Is Illegal by Moon of Alabama, Information Clearing House, 10 July 2018

'No Nerve Agent' in Douma: OPCW Report Refutes White House Sarin Narrative by Tyler Durden, Russia Insider, 9 July 2018

Eagle-meets-Bear and the Syria tug-of-war by Pepe Escobar, Asia Times, 5 July 2018

How the Saudi-Qatari Rivalry Has Fueled the War in Syria by As`ad AbuKhalil, The Intercept, 29 June 2018

Ben Rhodes Admits Obama Armed Jihadists In Syria In Bombshell Interview by Tyler Durden, Information Clearing House, 26 June 2018

It's Time To Start Getting Enraged At What Western Imperialists Have Done To Syria by Caitlin Johnstone, 18 June 2018

Civilians Paid a Very High Price for Raqqa's Devastating “Liberation” by US-led Forces by Donatella Rovera and Benjamin Walsby, Inter Press Service, 5 June 2018

The Syria connection to Iran, Afghanistan and China by Pepe Escobar, Asia Times, 29 May 2018

"Syrian Observatory for Human Rights" is Run by MI6? by Moon of Alabama, Information Clearing House, 26 May 2018

The Rebuilding of Syria by Jeff Klein,, 16 May 2018

The (Unrecognized) US Contribution to Bloodshed in Syria, Part Two by As`ad AbuKhalil,, 15 May 2018

A Daily Mail journalist goes rogue, exposing a ‘scandalous' £200k payment by Boris Johnson by Tracy Keeling, The Canary, 14 May 2018

Iran And Syria: Why Regime Change In One Means Regime Change In Both by Caitlin Johnstone, 12 May 2018

War Propaganda Firm Bellingcat Continues Lying About Syria by Caitlin Johnstone, 30 April 2018

The (Unrecognized) US Contribution to Bloodshed in Syria by As`ad AbuKhalil,, 29 April 2018

The battle for Syria's skies will see a move from proxy clashes to direct ones by Jonathan Cook, The National, 29 April 2018

The west closes its ears to Douma testimony, Jonathan Cook Blog, 28 April 2018

Amid Missiles and Bombs in Damascus by Jeff Klein,, 27 April 2018

The Hypocrisy of Britain's “Humanitarian” Missile Strikes on Syria by Brian Cloughley, CounterPunch, 27 April 2018

How False Flag Operations Are Carried Out Today by Philip Giraldi, Strategic Culture Foundation, 26 April 2018

The Guardian Is Committing Journalistic Malpractice By Not Retracting This Claim by Caitlin Johnstone, 24 April 2018

MSM Is Frantically Attacking Dissenting Syria Narratives, And It Looks Really Bad by Caitlin Johnstone, 23 April 2018

Trump's Syria ‘Withdrawal Plan' is Subcontracting The US' Dirty Work by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 23 April 2018

Beware of White Helmets Bearing News by Ann Wright,, 21 April 2018

Rashid Khalidi: Ending the Proxy Wars in Syria is Key to De-escalating Deadly Conflict, Democracy Now! 19 April 2018 (video and transcript)

What is the U.S. Fighting for in Syria? by Graham E. Fuller,, 18 April 2018

Fisk puts to test the free-press myth in Douma, Jonathan Cook Blog, 18 April 2018

Four Lessons From the Strike on Syria by Inder Comar,, 18 April 2018

As lies on Syrian gas attack unravel, US and UK shift to claims of Russian “cyber war” by Will Morrow, Defend Democracy Press, 18 April 2018

After the Syria raid, what next? by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 17 April 2018

Disgusting Conflict of Interest: Theresa May's Husband's Investment Firm Made a “Financial Killing” from the Bombing of Syria by Tom D. Rogers, Global Research, 17 April 2018

Living in Goebbels Land by Craig Murray, 17 April 2018

Eight Takeaways on Boss Tweet's Latest Syrian Missile Spasm by Paul Street, CounterPunch, 17 April 2018

President Trump's War Crime is Worse than the One He Accuses Assad of by Dave Lindorff, CounterPunch, 16 April 2018

The Real Message Behind Trump's Syrian Strike by JP Sottile,, 16 April 2018

A Palestinian comments on Bashar al-Assad by Mohammad Ali,, 15 April 2018

On the Reaction to the U.S. Strike in Syria by Gilbert Doctorow,, 15 April 2018

The British Government's Legal Justification for Bombing is Entirely False and Without Merit by Craig Murray, 15 April 2018

Playing with Nuclear Matches by Eric Margolis, The Unz Review, 14 April 2018

Attacking Syria: Thumbing Noses at Constitution and Law by Ray McGovern,, 14 April 2018

Five thoughts on air strikes against Syria, Jonathan Cook Blog, 14 April 2018

Just Who's Pulling the Strings? by Craig Murray, 14 April 2018

War, lies and censorship by Andre Damon, World Socialist Web Site, 13 April 2018

In 'Clear Violation of Domestic and International Law,' Trump Bombs Syria by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 13 April 2018

Trump Attacks Syria With Chemical Experts on the Way by Joe Lauria,, 13 April 2018

Trump Urged to Seek Evidence Before Attacking Syria by Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity,, 13 April 2018

Unprecedented destruction by Paul Robinson, irrussianality, 13 April 2018

Some Dead Children Count More Than Others by Craig Murray, 13 April 2018

France's Macron shamelessly peddling war opportunities over Syria by Finian Cunningham, RT, 12 April 2018

The US Empire Has Been Trying To Regime Change Syria Since Long Before 2011 by Caitlin Johnstone, 12 April 2018

Liars Lying About Nearly Everything by Phil Giraldi,, 11 April 2018

Why the Assange ruling is not ‘ridiculous’
Why the Assange ruling is not ‘ridiculous’
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Why the Assange ruling is not ‘ridiculous’
Why the Assange ruling is not ‘ridiculous’

How We Were Misled About Syria: George Monbiot of The Guardian by Tim Hayward, 11 April 2018

US and Allies Hold World in Terror Siege With War Threat by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 11 April 2018

Showing They 'Learned Nothing' From Iraq, Corporate Media Help Beat War Drums for Trump Attack on Syria by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 11 April 2018

The Four Horsemen Gallop By by Craig Murray, 11 April 2018

Trump's Rush to Judgment on Syria Chemical Attack by Scott Ritter, The American Conservative, 11 April 2018

Critics Warn Any US Attack on Syria Ordered by Trump Would Be 'Reckless,' 'Dangerous,' and 'Illegal' by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 10 April 2018

We All Need To Unite Against War In Syria, Regardless Of Ideology by Caitlin Johnstone, 10 April 2018

A Loyalist Victory in Syria's Eastern Ghouta? More Violence by Charles Glass, ZNet, 10 April 2018

Taking the World to the Brink of Annihilation by Rick Sterling, Global Research, 10 April 2018

On the brink of war: US and NATO prepare military strike on Syria by Keith Jones, World Socialist Web Site, 10 April 2018

When A Government Declares A Verdict Before An Investigation, It's Because There's A Preexisting Agenda by Caitlin Johnstone, Medium, 10 April 2018

The Rush to War by Craig Murray, 9 April 2018

The Guns of April : Are we in a pre-War era, right now? by Peter Hitchens, Mail Online, 9 April 2018

Cue the Chemical Weapons Stunt in Syria by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 8 April 2018

New Syrian Chemical Weapons Attack Being Reported By All The Usual Suspects by Caitlin Johnstone, 8 April 2018

“Let Other People Take Care of It” by Gary Leupp, CounterPunch, 3 April 2018

Don't look away: The fight for Afrin is a struggle for radical democracy by Amber Huff, Patrick Huff and Salima Tasdemir, Red Pepper, 22 March 2018

Four days to declare a Cold War by Thierry Meyssan,, 20 March 2018

The Ugly Reality That Is Emerging in Syria by Vijay Prashad, AlterNet, 19 March 2018

Britain, Syria... Synchronizing Provocations to Beat Russia by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 18 March 2018

Is America Trying to Go to War With Syria? by Vijay Prashad, AlterNet, 15 March 2018

Syria: Hell on earth by Vijay Prashad, Frontline, Print ediition, 30 March 2018

Media Erase US Role in Syria's Misery, Call for US to Inflict More Misery by Gregory Shupak, FAIR, 7 March 2018

Moscow's armourers and British tabloids by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 2 March 2018

Israel Plans a New War in Syria -- but Not for the Reasons It Claims by Gareth Porter, Truthout, 2 March 2018

Resisting Calls to ‘Do Something' About Syria by Caitlin Johnstone,, 28 February 2018

The authoritarians who silence Syria questions, Jonathan Cook Blog, 27 February 2018

Marcus Papadopoulos on what East Ghouta is really about by Jan Oberg, The Transnational, 27 February 2018 (text and video)

Syria - The UNSC Mandated Ceasefire Will Not Hold by Moon of Alabama, Information Clearing House, 25 February 2018

Regime Change Propaganda on Syria Now in Overdrive by John Wight, Sputnik, 24 February 2018

Syria - The Two East-Ghouta Campaigns - One Is For Liberation, The Other To Save Terrorists, Moon of Alabama, 23 February 2018

As Afrin burns, where is the left? by William Eichler, openDemocracy, 23 February 2018

Selective Outrage Undermines Human Rights in Syria by Jonathan Marshall,, 23 February 2018

Did Assad Deliberately Release Islamist Prisoners to Militarize and Radicalize the Syrian Uprising? by William Van Wagenen, The Libertarian Institute, 22 February 2018

Who will dominate Syria? by Gilbert Achcar, Socialist Worker, 21 February 2018

Syria's wars: a new dynamic by Paul Rogers, openDemocracy, 15 February 2018

The Geopolitics of the Kurds and the case of Rojava by Ercan Ayboga, The Bullet, 14 February 2018

Agriculture and Autonomy in the Middle East by Sean Keller, ZNet, 14 February 2018

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

US Ambassador Confirms Billions Spent On Regime Change in Syria, Debunking 'Obama Did Nothing' Myth by Ben Norton, The Real News, 9 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


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