Syria Newslinks 28-30 October 2011

30 October 2011 —

30 October 2011
Syria says Western meddling could set Middle East on fire Today at 10:52
Syria’s President Assad has promised ‘ten Afghan wars’ if the West intervenes in his country’s internal affairs.

Assad: challenge Syria at your peril
Strategic Culture FoundationToday at 05:57

VIDEO: Syrian head warns Western powers
BBC News Today at 03:47
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad warns of an ‘earthquake’ if the West intervenes in his country, where 3,000 people have died in the unrest since March.

29 October 2011
Syrian army ‘shell Homs district’

BBC News Yesterday at 22:26
Syrian tanks shelled a district in Homs, killing at least three people, activists say, as the UN secretary general calls for an end to repression.

Russian govt official Margelov sees Arab League’s view on Syria constructive
Strategic Culture Foundation Yesterday at 21:33

Syria ‘must stop’ civilian deaths
BBC News Yesterday at 09:24
The Arab League sends an ‘urgent message’ to the Syrian government, denouncing ‘the continued killings of civilians’ taking part in protests.

‘No-fly zone is inefficient way to fight Syrian regime’ Yesterday at 20:45
Despite reports of Syrian army defectors and protesters calling for a no-fly zone over the country and aerial support from NATO, it remains unclear whether those calling for alliance intervention fully understand the…

Over 40 killed in Syrian protest crackdown – media
Strategic Culture Foundation Yesterday at 06:39

The Only ‘Success’ in Iraq is that U.S. Troops Are Leaving
The Greanville Post Yesterday at 03:07
By Medea Benjamin and Charles Davis

28 October 2011
Building a Pretext to Wage War on Syria: Hidden Agenda Behind UN Security Council Resolution 28/10/2011 at 22:20
For more details, please click on the link to read the article.

Towards Meltdown: political realities in an era of economic collapse
Socialist Resistance 28/10/2011 at 19:10
Events in the last year have provided some definitive answers to debates in the left about the nature of the crisis and the future of Neoliberalism writes Phil Hearse.

West weighs its interests over Syria intervention 28/10/2011 at 16:36
With 20 people reportedly killed by Syrian security forces in anti-government protests on Friday, opposition activists are now urging protesters to rally for a no-fly zone over the country – a move tantamount to…

Syria protesters urge no-fly zone
BBC News 28/10/2011 at 16:33
At least 37 people are killed in Syria during protests held across the country calling for a no-fly zone and the downfall of the government, activists say.

Camille Otrakji, “An Interview with Syrian Opposition Activist Louay Hussein” 28/10/2011 at 08:03
Q2. What are your current’s views of the ‘Coordination Committee’ (mostly made of internal Syrian opposition figures) and the ‘Syrian National Council’ (SNC — external opposition)?

War in Syria: Gamble for US 27/10/2011 at 20:43For more details, please click on the link to read the article.

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