fix articles 278948, lakhdar brahimi
Propaganda alert: US and UN object to the holding of presidential elections in Syria (tags)
Both the Obama administration and the United Nations are fully aware that the June presidential elections in Syria will, in all likelihood, result in a landslide victory for President al-Assad and thus pave the way for a decisive end to the three-year long NATO-led genocidal war on Syria.
Preordained Failure in Geneva (tags)
Duplicitous Geneva Diplomacy (tags)
Syrian Peace Talks Resume (tags)
Deadlocked Syrian Peace Talks (tags)
Fake Syrian Peace Talks Continue (tags)
Syria Peace Talks: Rocky Start (tags)
Saudi Arabian Backed Insurgents Responsible for Ghouta Chemical Weapons Attack (tags)
Obama Wades Deeper Into Syria’s Morass (tags)
The recent announcement that the United States would increase its “non lethal” military aid to Syria’s rebels shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone. Some speculated that Obama — having been repeatedly proved wrong about the Syria government’s stability — would leave Syria in silent humiliation.
New UN Report on Syria (tags)
Moscow Talks on Syria (tags)
Obama v. Romney on Issues Mattering Most (tags)
Zapatazo pendiente para George W. Bush (tags)
Considerando los desmanes ocasionados por el nuevo gobierno, perpetrados por los grupos financiados Washington y aglutnados en torno al obispo Fernando Lugo, aún quedan pendientes varios zapatazos contra George W. Bush
A DEAFENING SILENCE OF MEANING (tags)
A DREARY CANDIDATE...
BTL:The Status of Iraqi Women Deteriorates Under U.S. Occupation (tags)
Interview with Rania Masri, director of the Southern Peace Research, Institute for Southern Studies, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
Coming Soon: The Return of the Draft, a Bipartisan Production (tags)
Barring a sudden reversal in the direction of US foreign policy, a strong bipartisan push to reinstate the draft can be expected soon after the November elections. Whether or not Bush wins is irrelevant. The logic of empire requires more boots on the ground, and conscription looks like the only way to get them.
Ex-Mideast Envoy Zinni Charges Neocons Pushed Iraq War For Israel (tags)
"pushing the war for Israel's benefit was 'the worst-kept secret in Washington' "
Politicizing the War (tags)
"On Tuesday morning, a piece was torn out of our world. A patch of blue sky that should not have been there opened up in the New York skyline. In my neighborhood -- I live six blocks from the World Trade Center -- the heavens were raining human beings. Our city was changed forever. Our country was changed forever. Our world was changed forever."
Why Iraq Governing Council failed (tags)
The people are suffering and they're worried about the flag. The Governing Council is supposed to be fixing the security situation and creating jobs. But this seems to be all they're up to. -- Wissam al-Ekabi, Baghdad University
Meet George W. Kerry (tags)
''The nightmare for Kerry is that all of his criticisms become moot, except the woulda-shoulda-coulda criticism about the war," said Walter Russell Mead, a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. ''In this sense, voters are going to say to themselves: 'What's the difference? If I vote for Kerry, I will get a war in Iraq and someone who doesn't believe in the war but is going to have to fight it anyway. If I vote for Bush, I get a war in Iraq, fought by somebody who believes in the war.' "
Iraq Occupation Policy Under John Kerry (tags)
The anti-war activists should not harbor any illusions about John Kerry and the Democrats. The goal of anti-war activists should be the liberation of Iraq from the illegal Anglo-American occupation and its deadly consequences. It does not take a belief in determinism to figure out that the occupation can end under either Bush or Kerry if the economic and political costs become prohibitive for the financiers, the transnational corporations, the politicians and the military. These costs can rise if the Iraqi resistance grows strong, or if the anti-war movement in the West can put effective public pressure, or both
"U.S. helicopters gunned down fleeing Afghan women and children" (tags)
(YellowTimes.ORG) – A report that came out of Afghanistan yesterday states that U.S. helicopters chased and killed non-combatant Afghan women and children on December 29, much to the dismay of the United Nations.