21st Century Wire | The proxy war in Syria is a shell game created by the West.
Shawn Helton | The bizarre new world of joint press conferences is beginning to prove the theory of a global government.
Russia says arming foreign-backed militants fighting against the Syrian government is in violation of international law.
Washington Post | John Kerry offers a new sales pitch to an old crime in Washington – as he nudges the US towards all out war.
Patrick Henningsen21stCentury WireJanuary 16, 2013BEIRUT – On arrival to Lebanon’s capital city, all seems very functional and normal on the surface, as the city runs business as usual.Below the surface however, there is a feeling of trepidation, an unspoken collective worry that a city and country who has gradually managed to pick up the pieces [...]
Washington Post Liz Sly BEIRUT — Syrian President Bashar al-Assad remains confident that he can ride out the maelstrom engulfing his country, casting into doubt prospects that intensified efforts to negotiate an end to the bloodshed can succeed, according to Syrians familiar with the thinking of the regime. Although Assad isn’t winning the fight against the rebels, he isn’t [...]
Part 1 – We speak with veteran international broadcaster Afshin Rattansi to discuss Iran’s demographics, economy, internal politics, post-revolution culture and where the country currently resides on the geopolitical scene… Part 2 - We speak with independent researcher and science writer Dante Xavier Voltaire to discuss Iran’s emerging technologies which may come as a surprise to [...]
21st Century Wire and UK Column’s analyst Patrick Henningsen discusses with RT about how NATO’s recent deployment of missile defense batteries in neighboring Turkey is nothing more than a chess move to prepare for western/NATO airstrikes at some point further down the timeline, and also how Syria’s so-called ‘opposition’ are using the chaos in the [...]
Syria’s president has outlined a plan to end the country’s conflict, starting with a halt to international support to “al-Qaeda-linked terrorist groups.” The solution proposes a new constitution and government, as well as national reconciliation.
NATO has begun deploying surface-to-air missiles and troops on Turkey’s border with Syria. The Alliance approved the reinforcements last month, after Ankara requested support. NATO claims the move is to help defend its member from the conflict in Syria. But Moscow said the deployment will only serve to escalate tension in the region. Germany and [...]