Syria Newslinks 29-30 December 2011

30 December 2011 —

30 December 2011

Syrian opposition urges resignation of Arab League’s monitoring mission head
Strategic Culture Foundation Today at 16:37

Syria activists urge mass rallies
BBC News Today at 08:35
Syrian activists call for mass demonstrations on Friday against President Bashar al-Assad, as Arab League monitors continue their work.

US seeks options for Syria intervention
Strategic Culture Foundation Today at 02:35

29 December 2011
Syrian information controversy: who to trust? Yesterday at 21:07
The presence of Arab League observers in Syria has revealed an information controversy in the country. With activists claiming new casualties every day and the observers reporting ‘nothing frightening,’ the question…

Interview: Where will America’s imperial hubris lead to in 2012?
Stop NATO Yesterday at 20:14
Voice of Russia
December 29, 2011
Where does America’s imperial hubris lead to?
Interview with Rick Rozoff, the manager of the Stop NATO website and mailing list. Recorded on December 21, 2011.

Softening Up Iran for the Final Attack
Strategic Culture Foundation Yesterday at 20:00
In many ways, America’s and Israel’s much-anticipated war against Iran has already begun. It is not the type of war that was expected — an Israeli textbook style surprise and swift attack on Iranian nuclear facilities, followed by a sustained U.S. and NATO air campaign — but a covert war with quite an unexpected feature. The covert war, which has seen increased U.S. drone activity over Iranian skies and an increase in suspicious explosions at Iranian military facilities, has been coupled with American support for destabilization efforts against all of Iran’s allies and friends, including Syria, Russia, China, North Korea, and Venezuela…

New violence taints Syria mission
BBC News Yesterday at 14:36
Arab League monitors overseeing a peace plan for Syria visit Damascus and other cities, but violence and anti-government protests continue.

VIDEO: Unrest flares as observers tour Syria
BBC News Yesterday at 14:15
Arab League monitors are visiting three more troubled Syrian cities to check if government forces are complying with a peace plan.

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