Andrew Korybko | As Syria nears the finishing line of a six year NATO state terrorism campaign, the geopolitical maneuvering hots up
21WIRE + The Independent | Avigdor Lieberman’s controversial remarks only serve to conflagrate and escalate tensions in Syria.
Vanessa Beeley | The resistance shield protecting Lebanon from a terrorist tsunami.
Ken Stone | Palmyra symbolizes Syrian resilience, courage and pride. The “Bride of the Desert” will be restored to Syria and the Syrians.
21WIRE | Was a coup d’état just inadvertently avoided in Lebanon thanks to Greek port authorities?
Jason Ditz | Desperately seeking conflict: ‘We have acted and thus we will continue to act’
21WIRE + Reuters | Incredibly, even the Israelis are not touching this one. That should tell you something.
21WIRE + TDS | The second car bomb in the last two months, with Israel being accused in both events.
21st Century Wire | A violent clash between “for and against Hezbollah presence in Syria” has erupted near Iranian Embassy in Beirut.
21st Century Wire | Forces outside Lebanon are well aware of political and social cracks, and appear to be exploiting them.
21st Century Wire | Israel joins Western efforts to further isolate Hezbollah in Lebanon and also internationally.
Karen De YoungWashington Post Iran and Hezbollah, its Lebanese proxy, are building a network of militias inside Syria to preserve and protect their interests in the event that President Bashar al-Assad’s government falls or is forced to retreat from Damascus, according to U.S. and Middle Eastern officials. The militias are fighting alongside Syrian government forces […]
21st Century Wire says… Unable to get an excuse for direct military intervention in Syria, Washington has revived its campaign to brand Hezbollah in Lebanon as an ‘international terrorist organization’, a plan allowing both Europe, the US and Israel enter the theater militarily, under another vague UN or NATO mandate similar to the fast-tracked waiver […]
Wednesday’s bombing of a Syrian military site by Israeli warplanes has ratcheted up the danger that the Western-backed civil war in Syria will spill over into a broader regional conflagration. Bill Van AukenGlobal Research Unnamed US officials cited by the New York Times claimed that the target of Wednesday’s dawn air strike was a military convoy carrying […]
21WIRE + RT | Western NATO allies and Israel will disregard any international law and decorum to advance their own neo-colonial and imperial agenda.
Patrick Henningsen21stCentury WireJanuary 16, 2013 BEIRUT – 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 […]
21WIRE + RT | 21WIRE’s Patrick Henningsen explains what is really happening in Syria right now – and why still Libya matters.
Patrick Henningsen | The Arab League has shown itself to be nothing more than a passive functionary of US and NATO nation interests in the Middle East.
Patrick Henningsen | “The Liberation of Libya”, to be divided up by a series of multinational companies, with US and European military contractors at the trough.
Patrick Henningsen | Expect another civil war in Syria, with US-backed Jihadis heading in to fight Assad.