An Unending U.S. War in Syria

An Unending U.S. War in Syria

Photo: James Jeffrey – Special Representative for Syria Engagement in the United States (Hudson Institute via Flickr)   By Paul R. Pillar September 19, 2018 Amid a week of attention-grabbing drama about the dysfunction of Donald Trump’s presidency, it almost escaped notice that his administration is putting U.S. troops in harm’s way in a foreign […]

Part 10 • Learn the lessons from US/Western invasions and regime change policies: Not Iran Too!

Part 10 • Learn the lessons from US/Western invasions and regime change policies: Not Iran Too!

  Utterly destructive, self-defeating and spelling the end of the U.S. Empire   By Farhang Jahanpour September 22, 2018 In view of the macro-historical perspective on the Middle East-West relations and the concrete cases referred to in this series – Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Syria – it is clear that the demonization of Middle Eastern […]

Part 9 • Syria – Attempted regime-change based on a false narrative

Part 9 • Syria – Attempted regime-change based on a false narrative

    By Farhang Jahanpour September 20, 2018   1. An ally in warfare and torture Although the tragic events in Syria are too close to us to pass a definitive judgement about what has happened there and we need some perspective before we can make any definitive statements, nevertheless, some of the outlines of […]

Why Iran Prefers the Eastern Bloc Over the West

Why Iran Prefers the Eastern Bloc Over the West

Photo: Hassan Rouhani of Iran, Vladimir Putin of Russia, and Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey   September 12, 2018 By Seyed Hossein Mousavian* As the military phase of the Syrian conflict reaches its final stages, the leaders of Russia, Iran, and Turkey met in Tehran on September 9 and reiterated in a joint statement that […]

New TFF Associate: Tim Hayward – CV

New TFF Associate: Tim Hayward – CV

  Tim Hayward became a TFF Associate in September 2018 He is Director of the Just World Institute and Professor of Environmental Political Theory at the University of Edinburgh. His academic work has focused on integrating ecological concerns into social and political theory. Publications in this field include the books Ecological Thought: An Introduction (Polity […]

Just how grey are the White Helmets and their backers?

Just how grey are the White Helmets and their backers?

  By Jan Oberg August 7, 2018     Re-posted from TFF’s earlier website on November 1, 2016 with links to later materials being added at the bottom. TFF PressInfo # 392: Just how grey are the White Helmets and their backers?       Added at the bottom of the article on November 23, […]

Danske medier svigter igen: Ny undersøgelse viser, at Danmark støttede missilangreb i Syrien på falsificerede udsagn

Danske medier svigter igen: Ny undersøgelse viser, at Danmark støttede missilangreb i Syrien på falsificerede udsagn

Af Jesper Munk Jakobsen Man kan vælge at læse en rapports resultater, som man gerne vil læse dem, man kan også bestræbe sig på at læse en rapports resultater så objektivt, som man formår, eller man kan lade være med at læse den overhovedet og videreformidle, hvad andre har læst. Det sidste er højst sandsynligt […]

Syria in Perspective: Fabricating Incidents to Incriminate The Syrian Government

Syria in Perspective: Fabricating Incidents to Incriminate The Syrian Government

  By Peter Ford Published by GlobalResearch. Originally published by Patreon. Peter Ford will be speaking at Imperialism on trial, a series of speaking events being held in four cities in the United Kingdom in July 2018. The objective of this meeting is to show Syria in perspective. That is, Syria as she really is after […]

The EU’s woeful refugee crisis – spelling the end?

The EU’s woeful refugee crisis – spelling the end?

  Jan Oberg on PressTV June 29, 2018 Oberg comments directly after the EU Summit on a series of issues, among them also defence and security. Here is the document from the European Council and nobody seem to contemplate the link between EU/NATO armament (arms exports), military intervention and NATO/EU countries ravaging one country after […]

Efter 7 år er TV2s og Politikens behandling af Syrien stadig under al kritik

Efter 7 år er TV2s og Politikens behandling af Syrien stadig under al kritik

  Af Jan Øberg Det er mere end 7 år siden volden brød ud i Syrien, i Daraa. Det er det, TV2 vil fortælle os om hér. Og tidligere har fortalt hér. Skønt de mange år har man desværre ikke lært den lektie, der er så enkel: At volden kun er symptom på underliggende konflikter. […]

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