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New America In Sight

MANY of the senators voting `no` on President Barack Obama`s proposal to attack Syria had already spoken by the time Marco Rubio, the Republican senator from Florida, had the opportunity to speak and register his vote. One of the youngest…

The Irrationality Of Warmongering

The Assad regime is primarily but not exclusively responsible for the extended and unspeakable brutality of the civil war in Syria which has killed over 100,000 Syrians and internally and externally displaced six million. It may also be…

March To Disaster

Today, Iraq, Sudan, Afghanistan, and, to a lesser degree, Libya are in ruins, all dismembered or broken up by the power of the mighty American Raj. Syria is clearly the next target of the American imperial bulldozer. After two years of…

Force Or Diplomacy?

President Barack Obama may well be able to secure Congressional approval for military action against Syria even if the vote appears too close to call now, as many lawmakers remain undecided. But the American president is still bereft of…

Syria In Imperial Sights

The Arab League has urged the UN and the world to take measures against Syria. Urging on the UN for taking ‘deterrent’ steps against Syria means to contrive justification for the US and its imperialist allies to attack the embattled…

Limitations Of Power

x, `I have decided that the United States should take military action against Syrian regime targets`. But he went on to say that he had also made a second decision and that was `to seek authorisation for the use of force from the American…

Rights Wronged

War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity: The Story of US Exceptionalism in Iraq: “…while the undermining of the rule of law, the normalisation of war to advance national interests and the hollowing out of the human rights idea in order to…

Dangers Of Military Intervention

The spectre of US military action against Syria has not diminished with the surfacing of divisions among America’s European allies and the resounding rejection of such intervention by the British parliament. President Barack Obama went…

Syria, and Then…

The US is again on the verge of launching yet another act of military aggression against an Arab and Muslim country. Military aggression is the worst international crime possible. The UN Charter states its existential purpose is to forever…

The Red Line

The conflict in Syria has been going on for a long time now. The situation has been deteriorating over time and Wednesday’s chemical weapons attack represented a new low in how far these opponents are willing to go to achieve victory.  …