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As we wrote yesterday… World War III had been called off.

Rob Prince: Military Humanitarian Intervention: the Shock Doctrine Applied to Syria

What’s needed in Syria is not military intervention, but a global peace offensive. By Rob Prince  Foreign Policy in Focus  February 14, 2014 (Note: Rob Prince teaches at the Korbel School of International Studies. Although tangentially, he has been associated with the University of Denver’s Center for Middle East Studies and has participated in a number of […]

▶ Seymour Hersh: Obama “Cherry Picked” Intel on Syrian Chemical Attack to Justify U.S. Strike (2 of 2)

Published on Dec 9, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh joins us to discuss his new article casting doubt on the veracity of the Obama administration’s claims that only the Assad regime could have carried out the chemical attacks in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta earlier this year. Writing in the London Review of Books, Hersh […]

Video> Kofi Annan: Syria Military Intervention Won’t Work

Kofi Annan: Syria Military Intervention Won’t Work 10/20/12 03:30 PM ET EDT    Huffington Post Video title: Kofi Annan Condemns Deadly Blasts in Syria Created by: IBTimesTV Click here to see the video. WASHINGTON — Former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan is warning that military intervention in Syria by the major powers won’t work. In comments to be […]

Part I> Blumenthal> The right to resist is universal: A farewell to Al Akhbar and Assad’s apologists

The right to resist is universal: A farewell to Al Akhbar and Assad’s apologists By Max Blumenthal    6.20.12    Max Blumenthal.com Editor’s Note: This posting represents one perspective in the international debate and propaganda war taking place in regard to Syria. A response to Mr. Blumenthal by Sharmine Narwani is posted as Part II.  WAMM’s postion […]

Russ Baker> The Hijacking of Arab Spring, and the Media’s Complicity

The Hijacking of Arab Spring, and the Media’s Complicity By Russ Baker (about the author)    June 26, 2012    opednews.com This article cross-posted from WhoWhatWhy For those versed in the black arts of propaganda, the hijacking of Arab Spring must be a beauteous thing to behold. First came evidently spontaneous uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt. Then some […]