Why Syria's Christians are angry. In Syria, the Christians are angry.
For eleven months, many of their leaders have stood firmly behind the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Siria: Civili, ribelli e complottisti: chi sono i nemici di Assad? Di Angela ZurzoloSin dalle prime manifestazioni, l'identità dei ribelli siriani, nonché la natura pacifica della loro protesta, è stata messa in discussione dal governo di Bashar Al Assad e usata come pretesto per giustificare le repressioni.
Ma chi sono davvero i ribelli siriani e cosa sta accadendo all'interno del movimento di opposizione a Bashar Al Assad? Siria, centinaia nelle piazze - Siria: in strada scoppia la protesta, 150 morti e scontri. Analysis 72 2011ok. Osservatorio Iraq - Medioriente e Nordafrica. 18 settembre 2011di Angela Zurzolo Un reporter aggira il divieto imposto alla stampa estera e racconta cosa succede davvero per le strade, negli ospedali, nelle fabbriche, nelle case e nelle prigioni di una delle città più colpite dalle repressioni del governo.
Russia and Iran: Bashar al Assad’s Life Support. Poster by Kafranbel's Raed Fares The Assad regime in Syria is broke.
That was the consensus of every expert, and resident, more than one year ago. Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, and now Syria: Cheer-leading Another Blood Bath in the Name of Peace. “Any time bombs are used to target innocent civilians it is an act of terrorism.”
President Barack Obama, April 15th 2013. Having learned nothing from the catastrophes of Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, it seems President Obama, the equally clueless UK Prime Minister Cameron and his culturally challenged Foreign Secretary William Hague are cheer-leading another bloodbath in formerly peaceful, secular, outward looking Syria. Having covertly provided arms and equipment to insurgents from numerous different countries for over two years, they have now moved to the overt stage, a move over which even arch hawks such as former National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski, and former Republican Senator Richard Luger, six term leader of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee urged caution. Most Syrians voted for new constitution: Minister. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his wife, Asma, cast their ballot in the capital, February 26, 2012. Almost 90 percent of Syrian voters have said 'yes' to the country’s new constitution, says Interior Minister Mohammad Ibrahim al-Shaar.
According to the Syrian minister, nearly 60 percent of eligible voters took part in the referendum on Sunday, with 7,490,319 (89.4 percent) supporting it and 753,208 (9 percent) saying "No. " Assad doubts existence of al-Qaeda. Assad doubts existence of al-Qaeda KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad said in an interview published Sunday that he doubts the existence of al-Qaeda, the terror group blamed for the Sept. 11 attacks and recent strikes in Saudi Arabia and Morocco.
"Is there really an entity called al-Qaeda? Was it in Afghanistan? Does it exist now? " Assad asked, according to the Kuwaiti newspaper Al-Anba. Osama bin Laden, the Saudi-born Islamic extremist who heads al-Qaeda, "cannot talk on the phone or use the Internet, but he can direct communications to the four corners of the world? " Phone conversation between the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry. Phone conversation between the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry On the 5 September, a phone conversation between the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry was held at the initiative of the American party, during which the situation forming around Syria was objectively discussed.
John Kerry once again stated his arguments, which were heard in US President Barack Obama’s statement of the 31 August, as well as in speeches of other representatives of the Administration during Senate hearings and hearings of the House of Representatives, containing the grounds for “limited” forceful action against Syria with UN sanction. To that end, Sergey Lavrov emphasised that the Russian Federation is, as before, irrevocably and strictly committed to the agreements of the G8 June summit in Lough Erne. Complications abound for Syrian chemical disarmament. Both politically and logistically, getting rid of Syria’s chemical weapons would be a long and difficult process.
The major parties trying to negotiate a deal are very far from seeing eye-to-eye on how to proceed, and securing and destroying an unknown amount of weapons held in an unknown number of locations during the middle of a civil war is complicated, to say the least. France – which has been in the lead in calling for action against Syria for allegedly using chemical weapons to target rebels – wants a UN Security Council resolution detailing Damascus’ chemical disarmament that includes “punishment” if the regime fails to deliver. Russia, which floated the weapons handover idea, wants neither a full UNSC resolution nor any threat of force if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad flouts any future deal. Sources: Syrian rebels plan chem attack on Israel from Assad-controlled territories. Look With Your Own Eyes: The Videos of the Chemical Attacks in Syria Show Tampered Scenes.
The videos presented by the US Intelligence Community as evidence have staged scenes.
Simple observations of the videos can verify this. This is exactly what a recent and modest study did. A detailed independent report by Mother Agnes Mariam de la Croix and the International Support Team for Mussalaha in Syria (ISTEAMS) makes some important observations about what happened in the Damascene suburb of East Ghouta on August 21, 2013. The independent ISTEAMS study contradicts the assertions of the Obama Administration and the entire US Intelligence Community—a gargantuan network of sixteen different intelligence agencies that includes the standalone Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the US Department of State’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR), and the Pentagon’s National Security Agency (NSA)—through simple observations of the video material that has been put forward as evidence by the United States.
Key Observations and Questions. "Non è stato il regime di Assad a usare le armi chimiche" White House: Evidence against Assad not ‘beyond reasonable doubt’ but passes ‘common-sense test’ Uso armi chimiche senza autorizzazione Assad - Mondo. U.N. confirms sarin used in Syria attack; U.S., UK, France blame Assad. The Sellstrom Report: The United Nations’ Syria Inspector Shills for NATO and Israel. Instead of a non-politicized investigation and lab analysis, the UN investigation of alleged nerve-gas attacks inside Syria was led by Professor Ake Sellstrom, a man of mystery who keeps a veil of secrecy around his research and political-military relationships.
Sellstrom’s report on Syria for the UN and his prior inspections record in Iraq are dubious, to say the least. U.N. report on sarin attack in Syria points to Assad, envoys say. A United Nations report concluding that chemical weapons were used in Syria on Aug. 21 contains evidence pointing to Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces as the perpetrators, the U.S. and British ambassadors to the world body said Monday. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declined to say whether rocket fragments and other physical evidence collected from a Damascus suburban area by U.N. investigators made it clear whether it was the Assad regime or the rebels fighting him who launched the sarin gas attacks.
But U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power and British U.N. envoy Mark Lyall Grant stated unequivocally that the inspectors' findings confirmed their conclusions that it was Assad who was behind the worst chemical weapons attack in 25 years. DOCUMENT: U.N. report on chemical weapons use in Syria. The Full Story on Why Obama Backed Down on Syria. EN DIRECT. Syrie: Revivez toute la journée du 6 septembre. Will Congress Authorize A Strike On Syria? Posted: 09/04/2013 9:00 am EDT Last update: Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, 10:44 am EDT. Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Draws Scrutiny Over Writer's Ties To Syrian Rebel Advocacy Group.
NEW YORK -- A Wall Street Journal op-ed cited this week by both Secretary of State John Kerry and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has drawn scrutiny for not disclosing writer Elizabeth O'Bagy's ties to a Syrian rebel advocacy group. On Thursday, The Daily Caller examined O'Bagy's role as political director for the Syria Emergency Task Force, a group that has lobbied the White House and Congress to support the rebels. O'Bagy told The Daily Caller that she is not a salaried employee, but serves as a paid contractor. Siria, G20 diviso, Putin: se attacco, Russia manterrà sostegno a Damasco. Perché Obama ha deciso di armare i ribelli in Siria. “Stop alla guerra in Siria o la Giordania esploderà” Bachar al-Assad dénonce ceux qui veulent la "partition de la Syrie" Bachar al-Assad lors de son discours télévisé, le 6 janvier.© Capture d'écran/AFP Le président syrien, Bachar al-Assad, a prononcé dimanche son premier discours public en sept mois.
Russian chemical weapons compromise: What's in it for Assad? But Assad may have more to gain than Russian goodwill by embracing the chemical-weapons compromise. Putin again warns Netanyahu hands off Syria. Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spent three hours with Russian President Vladimir Putin at his residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Tuesday, May, 14. He came for a last-ditch attempt to head off the supply of advanced Russian anti-air S-300 missile systems to Syria. Instead, the Russian leader turned the conversation around to focus implicitly on Israel’s air strikes against Damascus on May 3 and May 5. Syria Chemical Weapons: Who was behind the East Ghouta Attacks? By Yuram Abdullah Weiler “He who permits himself to tell a lie often finds it much easier to do it a second and a third time, till at length it becomes habitual; he tells lies without attending to it, and truths without the world’s believing him.” – Thomas Jefferson, 1785 By design, the final report of the United Nations Mission to investigate allegations of the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic did not address the question of who was responsible for the August 21, 2013 gas attack in the suburbs of Damascus.
Decalogo contro l’intervento in Siria/ Stop the intervention in Syria. Syrie, vers une confrontation armée USA/Russie? (Debkafile) Obama Calls for Military Strike Against Syria—But Only if Congress Votes for It. Ribelli siriani passano con il governo. Did the CIA Betray Syria’s Rebels? - Newsweek and The Daily Beast. SIria: Israele attacca un deposito di missili. Mosca mobilita 160.000 soldati! Syria naval base explosion points to Israeli raid. Sezione: Esteri da pag. 17 del 29-06-2013 Gli alleati Ci. Brzezinski on the Syria Crisis. Morning Joe: Brzezinski: Assad, Syria tougher player and regime than Libya on MSN Video. Kissinger: US media lying about Syria. Syrian opposition won't participate in peace talks. Syria: draft constitution, 2012. Syria constitution vote called 'window dressing' Siria, diario di una maledetta primavera.