Syrian Rebel Attacks Aleppo Schools, Hospitals; Saudi Minister Decries Assad’s Crimes Against Humanity
Massive fighting, shelling, bombs and airstrikes in Aleppo escalated sharply in the past few days. Western media reporting on it has been severely skewed.
Next Cold War Roundup 4/26/16 Rebels and al Qaeda continue to use “hell bombs” on the government-held part of Aleppo where anger and frustration is building. Syrian coalition seems prepared for a major offensive on Aleppo but it has not begun yet. More US ground troop “advisors” will be sent
Next Cold War Roundup 4/22/16 Pres. Obama traveled to Germany, Saudi Arabia and the UK. In the UK he urged Britons not to Brexit. The Saudi visit revolved around keeping the Saudis in line to maintain the oil price war and other war planning in the Middle East region. Russian
Saudi Arabia threatens to sell $750 billion in securities and assets in the US if a bill passes, which could hold them responsible for their role on 9/11.
The CIA has drawn up plans to provide more-powerful weapons to the so-called moderate Syrian rebels if the current truce in Syria collapses.
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists produced another substantial report on troubling offshore financial activities.
The Obama Admin. continues facing criticism for supporting Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen and refusing to pull that support as evidence of war crimes emerges.
Next Cold War Roundup 3/16/16 Geneva talks are on. Russia does a surprise semi-withdrawal from Syria, leaving a well equipped Syrian coalition but increasing pressure on Assad to compromise. The US brings to the table a weakened position on the ground but a threat of a Turkish invasion and the
Last night, the 2016 Democratic Party presidential candidates participated in a town hall event held in Ohio and hosted by CNN. One of the subjects featured prominently was what either candidate would do to counter Donald Trump in a general election campaign. Senator Bernie Sanders first responded to claims by
The aftermath of the regime change operation in Libya has become even more horrific, as the United States resumes bombing. The intelligence behind the latest decision to escalate military action in Libya is believed to be faulty again. Re-escalation of military operations by Western forces in Libya comes amidst a