Marie Colvin, Homs, and Media Falsehoods About Syria

In April 2014 I was part of an international delegation which visited Syria for five days. The delegates came from many different countries. Among the notables were the Irish Nobel Laureate Mairead Maguire, a Syrian-British heart surgeon and Julian Assange‚Äôs father. We spent time in Damascus, then traveled by bus to Latakia and then Homs. … Continue reading “Marie Colvin, Homs, and Media Falsehoods About Syria”

Taking the World to the Brink of Annihilation

Western neoconservatives and hawks are driving the international situation to increasing tension and danger. Not content with the destruction of Iraq and Libya based on false claims, they are now pressing for a direct US attack on Syria. As a dangerous prelude, Israeli jets flying over Lebanese airspace fired missiles against the T4/Tiyas Airbase west … Continue reading “Taking the World to the Brink of Annihilation”