Syrian Conflict: Reconciliation or Military Escalation?

22 June 2017 — Global Research

According to Bill Van Auken, “The downing of the Syrian fighter marked the first time in this century that a US warplane has shot down the plane of another country. The last instance of such aerial combat took place in 1999 during the US-NATO war against Serbia, when an American fighter plane shot down a Serbian MiG.”

Is this aggression from Washington a pretext to wage a more concerted war between Russia and America, both of which are nuclear powers? We have compiled related articles which provide an understanding of this issue.

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Palestine: BDS Protected!

22 June 2017 — PSC

We have some wonderful news. As you know, last week we took the British government to the Royal Courts of Justice to fight for our right to boycott.

Today the judge delivered his verdict: WE WON!!

The government was trying to stop local council pension schemes divesting from companies complicit in Israel’s human rights violations. Theresa May’s disgraceful attempt to silence Palestinian voices and restrict our right to peaceful protest has failed.

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Media: Eager for World War III on MSNBC

22 June 2017 — FAIR

MSNBC: Escalating Tensions

“Escalating Tensions”: After the US shot down a Syrian plane, MSNBC‘s Andrea Mitchell asserted, “The criticism is that the president is reluctant to go after Russia.”

If we’re heading toward World War III, let’s hope that some episodes of MSNBC‘s Andrea Mitchell Reports survive the nuclear winter to provide future civilizations with some clues as to how we got there.

Mitchell’s June 19 show was a typical example of the current mentality of the US security state. A short segment in the show featured Jeremy Bash, currently a military consultant and formerly the chief of staff for both the Department of Defense and the CIA under Leon Panetta in the Obama administration.

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