US Continues Supporting Terrorists in Syria

by Stephen Lendman — July 22, 2017,stephenlendman.org – Home It’s naive to believe otherwise. It’s central to US strategy since launching war for regime change. Tactics alone changed from then to now, not Washington’s objective – allied with Israel and other rogue states to topple Syria’s legitimate government. In response to Trump’s announced end to…

Iran’s top diplomat accuses Trump of violating nuclear deal

Introduction — July 17, 2017 The New York Post makes a critical omission in covering CNN’s interview with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif. In the interview Zarif accused U.S. allies in the region of feeding and fomenting terrorism. According to the Tehran Timeshe told CNN: “We know those who attacked the World Trade Center were…

Iran Braces For Renewed Offensive By ISIS And The CIA

Abedin Mahan — Mint Press June 16, 2017 Last Wednesday’s twin terrorist attacks in Tehran shattered a more than three- decades-long sense of security in the Iranian capital. The last time there were major terrorist incidents in Tehran was way back in the early 1980s during the turbulent immediate post-revolutionary period. The attacks by so-called…

Syria Summary – The End Of The War Is Now In Sight

Moon of Alabama — June 13, 2017 A look at recent developments in Syria. The most important change over the last days was the Syrian government forces move (red areas and arrows) in the south-east towards the Iraqi border. The original plan was to retrieve al-Tanf further south-west to secure the border crossing of the…

‘Staggering’ Civilian Deaths From U.S.-Led Air Strikes in Raqqa: U.N.

Stephanie Nebehay — Reuters June 14, 2017 Intensified coalition air strikes supporting an assault by U.S.-backed forces on Islamic State’s stronghold of Raqqa in Syria are causing a “staggering loss of civilian life”, United Nations war crimes investigators said on Wednesday. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a group of Kurdish and Arab militias supported by…

Video Emerges Of US Allowing ISIS Fighters To Escape Safely in Syria

Darius Shahtahmasebi — Anti Media June 12, 2017 With numerous distractions unfolding on the newly released reality TV show that is “Keeping Up with the Trump Administration,” it may surprise readers to learn that the U.S. is using the terror group ISIS as a pawn in its depraved foreign policy. Video footage obtained by Al-Masdar…

GOP lawmaker: Wasn’t ISIS terror attack in Iran ‘a good thing’

Jacqueline Thomsen — The Hill June 10, 2017 . A Republican congressman said this week that a recent ISIS attack in Iran could be a “good thing” and even suggested that the U.S. government support ISIS for attacking other terrorist groups. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) said during a House hearing on Hezbollah “isn’t a good…