Monday, November 30, 2015
The United States is using a strategy of divide and rule and permanent war to maintain its dominance in the Middle East. It uses regional gendarmes - Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Israel - each of which has its own competing interests. It has failed to create a "moderate" opposition to Assad in Syria and backs terrorist groups allied with Al Qaeda. Russia and Syria learned lessons from the destruction of Iraq and Libya and are standing firm against US power.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
The Saudi war in Yemen is backed by the US and seeks to maintain its control over a strategically and potentially oil-rich part of the region. This is a complex civil war, with the Saudi intervention bringing destruction and suffering to the people of the Yemen.
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Israel's blatant aggression in Operation Protective Edge, directed against Gaza and other attacks on the Palestinians, including land-grabs, is beginning to loose it friends. Meanwhile the campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel is beginning to score notable successes.