All news tagged with #NATO
USA 02/27/2018 0
US Applies Useful Double Standard to Alleged Use of Chemical Weapons in Syria
Both Turkey and the U.S.-allied Kurds have been accused of using chemical weapons in Syria, but the U.S. has had two very different responses.
USA 02/22/2018 0
A Dangerous Turn in U.S. Foreign Policy
The Trump administration’s new National Defense Strategy is being touted as a sea change in U.S. foreign policy, a shift from the “war on terrorism” to “great power competition,” a line that would not be out of place in the years leading up to World War I.
USA 02/20/2018 0
The Plot To Franchise The White Helmets Worldwide
Syria’s White Helmets have been boosted by the West as a trusted humanitarian organization, but their origins and motives remain murky. Now, the White Helmets effort appears to be spreading to other countries.
USA 02/15/2018 0
WMD Claims in Syria Raise Concerns over U.S. Escalation
Following a well-established script, anonymous U.S. officials are making unsubstantiated claims about weapons of mass destruction – this time in Syria – and again the media is failing to ask tough questions.
USA 02/12/2018 0
Will Washington’s Syria Chess Game Lead to War with NATO Ally Turkey?
America’s current Syria strategy opens up the door for a war with Turkey and a potential war with Iran and Syria. All the while the U.S. loses its status as the so-called global leader, with Russia emerging unscathed from the conflict as the region’s major power broker.
USA 02/09/2018 0
Washington Widens the War in Syria by Provoking Turkey
The Trump administration has drawn Turkey deeper into the Syrian conflict by announcing a policy that threatens Turkey’s national security. Washington’s gaffe has pitted one NATO ally against the other while undermining hopes for a speedy end to the seven year-long war.
USA 02/06/2018 0
America’s Syria Trap
Pay attention, folks. It’s about to get a lot worse in the Middle East. Again.
USA 02/05/2018 0
America’s Syria Trap
Remember when a ground invasion of a sovereign country—perpetrated by a NATO ally—would constitute a big story?
USA 01/23/2018 0
The Responsibility to Protect the World … from the United States
One of the most ingenious propaganda weapons ever developed is that the powerful nations of the West—led by the United States—have a moral responsibility to use military force to protect the rights of people being repressed by their governments.
USA 01/19/2018 0
Trump Continues Obama-Era Saber Rattling With Russia By Arming Ukraine
The Russia-obsessed corporate media continues to peddle the narrative that Donald Trump has turned the United States into a client-state of Russia, even while he directly provokes the former Soviet Union by providing Russia’s foe — Urkaine — with the largest lethal assistance to a country on its border.