The New Islamic Cult: US and Israeli Divide and Rule Agenda For Syria

21WIRE + RT | The US and Israel have created a honey pot in Syria – attracting a generation of Islamic fanatics and fighters around the globe.

What Will Be The Fallout Of The War In Syria?

21st Century Wire | The proxy war in Syria is a shell game created by the West.

Rule, Britannia? UK ‘shadow military’ may return to Gulf over instability fears

RT | The UK army is planning to build up a strong “shadow presence” in the Gulf, marking a return to the seat of its old imperial power

Cargo Boeing 747 crashes at Bagram Airfield

RT | A civilian cargo aircraft crashed at Bagram Air Field near the Afghan capital Kabul on Monday, killing all seven people aboard.

The Last Letter: A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney From a Dying Veteran

Truthdig | “You may evade justice but in our eyes you are each guilty of egregious war crimes, of plunder and, finally, of murder, including the murder of thousands of young Americans—my fellow veterans—whose future you stole.”

Russia’s new Middle East energy game

The Commentator | Moscow won’t jeopardize its new deeply strategic energy partnership with its Israeli-Greek Cypriot ‘Western’ partners. Where does that leave Iran?

Love Letter: ‘Happy Valentine, Oh Middle East!’

By Imad AtallaI love you, royal families, plutocrats and political elites of Arab societies. You are blessed with an endless supply of siblings, though many among you are missing a chromosome.The other good news is that you are growing in wealth, albeit at the expense of taxpayers – a minor detail! It is no froufrou […]

An Inconvenient Truth? Al Gore Sells Out to Big Oil

The television network Current TV was recently purchased by the international news outlet Al Jazeera. The transaction will leave $125 million in former vice-president Al Gore’s pocket. Gore, who is a green living advocate, ironically sold the company to a news outlet owned by Qatar – an oil rich country.

Assad Still Confident That He Can Control Syria

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 […]

Henningsen on RT: ‘Syria is a gangster’s paradise right now’

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 […]