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Syrian govt used chemical agent eight times last April UN

Aug 27, 2014

Syrian govt used chemical agent eight times last April UN

The UN said Syria's government appeared to have dropped barrel bombs containing chemical agent chlorine on civilian areas on eight different occasions last April. #Barack Obama #United Nations #US #Syria #NewsTracker #Bashar al-Assad #Iraq #journalists #Syrian civil war #Sarin gas #American government #Ghouta #Chlorine #Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant #James Foley #Peter Theo Curtis
US will use military force where necessary to protect Americans White House

Aug 27, 2014

US will use military force where necessary to protect Americans White House

The US will not hesitate to usemilitary force where necessary to protect Americans, the WhiteHouse has said #White House #Obama #US #Syria #Security #military #Drones #Terrorists #Jihadis

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Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Dec 03, 2012

Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Without going into the compelling but competing narratives of why and how Israel landed in what seems a perpetually hostile dynamic, it is easy to see that it is surrounded by hostile neighbors and there is no strategic depth of geography. #HowThisWorks #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Israel #Golan Heights
Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

May 29, 2012

Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

For the UK to suggest they might ban some officials from Syria connected with recent attrocities is a brilliant contrast to their refusal to ban Dow from the Olympic stadium for their Bhopal connections. #ThatsJustWrong #Syria #Bhopal #United Kingdom #Nick Clegg #the Olympics

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Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Aug 26, 2014

General Scales: US has ‘intelligence black hole’ on ISIS in Syria

The U.S. starting surveillance flights over Syria is the “opening round” in the military laying out a plan to strike the terrorist group Islamic State -- also known as ISIS, according to a former Army general...
Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Aug 27, 2014

Qaeda Affiliate Seizes Crossing Point With Golan Heights

It was not clear whether the takeover of Quneitra by an Islamist coalition that includes the Nusra Front was related to the eastward advance by the rival Islamic State in Iraq and Syria... #Syria #Iraq #Golan Heights #Israel
Hypocrisy: London Olympics can ban Syria but not Dow?

Aug 27, 2014

Syrian rebels seize border crossing into Israel-held Golan Heights

Fighting in Syria’s civil war reached Israel’s doorstep on Wednesday, with rebels seizing the Syrian side of a crossing into the Israeli-held portion of the Golan Heights and the Israeli army reporting that stray gunfire wounded one of its officers... #Syria #Golan Heights