By Chris Marsden, December 21, 2012
A United Nations Independent International Commission of Inquiry has finally admitted that a sectarian civil war is raging in Syria.
By Johannes Stern, December 21, 2012
Last week leading figures of the German Left Party signed a statement calling for intervention in Syria.
By Jean Shaoul, December 20, 2012
All media reports of the bombardment of Yarmouk stress that the Syrian government is guilty of a crime and must pay a price.
By Jean Shaoul, December 18, 2012
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has twice asked Jordan for its support to bomb Syria’s alleged chemical weapons facilities.
By Joseph Kishore, December 15, 2012
The US and its imperialist allies are building up to a direct intervention in Syria, with the deployment of Patriot missile batteries in Turkey and the official recognition of the opposition.
By Patrick O’Connor, Nick Beams, December 14, 2012
The overt shift by Socialist Alternative into the imperialist camp is bound up with the new political requirements of the Labor government.
By Alex Lantier, December 13, 2012
Representatives of 130 governments, led by the US and the European powers, officially recognized the Islamist Syrian opposition as the sole representative of the Syrian people.
By Bill Van Auken, December 12, 2012
In branding one of the principal anti-Assad militias as a terrorist organization, Washington is exposing the character of the US-backed war in Syria.
By Chris Marsden, December 8, 2012
Unsubstantiated claims that Syria intends to use chemical weapons are as transparent a pretext for military aggression as the lies a decade ago about Iraqi “weapons of mass destruction.”
By Bill Van Auken, December 7, 2012
Amid an escalating drumbeat about a supposed threat that Syria is preparing to use chemical weapons, Washington has deployed a naval armada off the country’s coast.
By Bill Van Auken, December 4, 2012
The Obama administration and the media have cited unspecified “intelligence” about chemical weapons to issue new threats against Syria.
By Bill Van Auken, November 13, 2012
One week after the reelection of President Barack Obama, the drumbeat for war against Syria has escalated sharply.