Syria Newslinks 17 April 2018

17 April 2018 8:28:10 PM — williambowles.info

The Crisis Is Only in Its Beginning Stages
https://www.globalresearch.ca/the-crisis-is-only-in-its-beginning-stages/5636599

The Latest Atlanticist Tough Guy Act. Western Media in Crisis. The Syria Gas Attack Saga
https://www.globalresearch.ca/the-latest-atlanticist-tough-guy-act-western-media-in-crisis-the-syria-gas-attack-saga/5636609

Pseudo-left parties promote US-French-British bombing of Syria By Will Morrow
https://williambowles.info/2018/04/17/pseudo-left-parties-promote-us-french-british-bombing-of-syria-by-will-morrow/

Russia hails OPCW’s decision to deploy inspectors to Syria’s Douma to collect samples
http://tass.com/politics/1000389

Iraq After ISIS
https://www.newamerica.org/international-security/events/iraq-after-isis-what-do-now/

Theresa May wins second vote on Syria action as Jeremy Corbyn demands new war powers law
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/syria-vote-airstrikes-parliament-theresa-may-corbyn-douma-russia-a8309321.html

Selected Articles: Who “Staged” the Syria Gas Attack?
https://www.globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-who-staged-the-syria-gas-attack/5636615

France Joins US in a ‘Poker Game,’ Targeting Iran and Hezbollah
http://therealnews.com/idirect.php?i=21592

An ex-British Navy chief raises ‘alarm bells’ about the government’s Syria story live on the BBC
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/wGLdJpdwnW0/

Theresa May says ‘element of surprise’ was crucial to Syria bombing, a week after Trump announced it on Twitter
http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/jeremy-corbyn-theresa-may-syria-attacks-parliament-debate-a8309186.html

Talk Nation Radio: Scott Ritter: Syria and the Myth of Ethical Wars
http://washingtonsblog.com/2018/04/talk-nation-radio-scott-ritter-syria-and-the-myth-of-ethical-wars.html

Russian military uncovers militants’ chemicals lab in Syria’s Douma
http://tass.com/world/1000366

A reporter finally entered the ‘chemical attack’ site in Syria. What he found is extraordinary.
http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheCanary/~3/dJVKD9Q_aaI/

OPCW ‘enters Syria’s Douma’ to probe gas attack allegation
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/04/opcw-enters-syria-douma-probe-gas-attack-allegation-180417132914128.html

Syria air strikes: Jeremy Corbyn urges MPs to assert authority
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-43792159

Syria strikes – as it happened: Chemical weapons inspectors have entered Douma, Syrian state media says
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/syria-strikes-live-updates-latest-chemical-weapons-bombing-attack-opcw-russia-douma-a8308101.html

Russia Reveals Who “Staged” Syria Gas Attack, As US Claims Moscow “May Have Tampered” with Douma Site
https://www.globalresearch.ca/russia-reveals-who-staged-syria-gas-attack-as-us-claims-moscow-may-have-tampered-with-douma-site/5636588

How U.S. Has Virtually Destroyed U.N.
http://washingtonsblog.com/2018/04/how-u-s-has-virtually-destroyed-u-n.html

How the US Has Illegally Occupied 30% of Syria Containing Most of Its Oil, Water and Gas
https://www.globalresearch.ca/how-the-us-has-illegally-occupied-30-of-syria-containing-most-of-its-oil-water-and-gas/5636586

The Iraq Report: The continuing sexual abuse of displaced women and children
https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/indepth/2018/4/17/the-iraq-report-sexual-abuse-of-displaced-women-children

Russia calls on West to stop meddling with OPCW work in Syria
http://tass.com/politics/1000339

Syria denounces preparation for Western attack, by Bashar Ja’afari
http://www.voltairenet.org/article200765.html

WHO refutes media reports about staff’s visit to Syria’s Douma
http://tass.com/world/1000331

Roger Waters condemns bombardment of Syria by the US and the allies, denounces White Helmets
http://thesaker.is/roger-waters-condemned-bombardment-of-syria-by-the-us-and-the-allies/

‘Oxygen starvation, not gas’: Veteran UK reporter Fisk doubts MSM narrative on Douma ‘chem attack’
https://williambowles.info/2018/04/17/oxygen-starvation-not-gas-veteran-uk-reporter-fisk-doubts-msm-narrative-on-douma-chem-attack/

“Oh to be in England, Now Its Bombs Away.” Questionable Legality of the “Legal Position” of The British Government
https://www.globalresearch.ca/oh-to-be-in-england-now-its-bombs-away-questionable-legality-of-the-legal-position-of-the-british-government/5636541

Syria ‘chemical attack’: OPCW investigators to be allowed into Douma
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-43792120

The Smoking Gun Evidence in Douma, Syria that Should Bring the British Government Down
https://www.globalresearch.ca/the-smoking-gun-evidence-in-douma-syria-that-should-bring-the-british-government-down/5636570

Black Agenda Radio, Week of April 16, 2018
http://blackagendareport.com/black-agenda-radio-week-april-16-2018

OPCW experts arrive in Syria’s Douma — state TV
http://tass.com/world/1000302

Eight Reasons Why the Latest Syria Chemical Weapons Attack Allegations Are Almost Certainly Complete Nonsense
https://www.globalresearch.ca/eight-reasons-why-the-latest-syria-chemical-weapons-attack-allegations-are-almost-certainly-complete-nonsense/5636547

Macron’s Syria Game
https://www.globalresearch.ca/macrons-syria-game/5636436

The US Secret Plan on Damascus Foiled: The Russian Role Before and After the US-US-France Attack Revealed
https://www.globalresearch.ca/the-us-secret-plan-on-damascus-foiled-the-russian-role-before-and-after-the-us-us-france-attack-revealed/5636514

Profile: Bashar al-Assad
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2007/07/200852518514154964.html

Why the April 14th Missiles Invasion of Syria Was a Historic Downward Turning Point for American Hegemony
https://www.globalresearch.ca/why-the-april-14th-missiles-invasion-of-syria-was-a-historic-turning-point-downward-for-american-hegemony/5636457

Does It Matter that the Strikes Against Syria Violate International Law?
https://www.globalresearch.ca/does-it-matter-that-the-strikes-against-syria-violate-international-law/5636526

Robert Fisk’s Douma Report Rips Away Excuses for Air Strike on Syria
https://www.globalresearch.ca/robert-fisks-douma-report-rips-away-excuses-for-air-strike-on-syria/5636530

Merkel says she discussed Nord Stream 2, Ukraine, Syria in phone call with Putin
http://tass.com/world/1000294

France to conduct dialogue with Russia to find inclusive solution in Syria — Macron
http://tass.com/world/1000291

Syrian Strikes Are ‘Legal’ – but Only According to the ‘Law of the Jungle’
https://www.globalresearch.ca/syrian-strikes-are-legal-but-only-according-to-the-law-of-the-jungle/5636502

John Bolton Coordinated the US led Attack on Syria with Israel
https://www.globalresearch.ca/john-bolton-coordinated-the-us-led-attack-on-syria-with-israel/5636476

Syria chemical attack latest: France says evidence is likely ‘disappearing’ from Douma site ahead of inspectors’ visit
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/syria-chemical-attack-evidence-russia-remove-france-douma-opcw-visit-inspectors-a8308476.html

US and Russia feud over access to Syria attack site
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/04/west-russia-feud-access-syria-attack-site-180416194724543.html

Fake “made in USA” and lies “made in Italy”, by Manlio Dinucci
http://www.voltairenet.org/article200761.html

Striking Syria: U.S. Shameless Violation of International Law. Fabricating Evidence and False Flag Operations
https://www.globalresearch.ca/striking-syria-u-s-shameless-violation-of-international-law-fabricating-evidence-and-false-flag-operations/5636461

Syria war: Inside Douma, Eastern Ghouta, bombed city of the ‘chemical attack’
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-43796356

Putin, Merkel discuss Syria — Kremlin
http://tass.com/politics/1000255

US strikes against Syria ‘play into hands of extremists’ — Lavrov
http://tass.com/politics/1000256

Timeline of CIA Interventions in Syria
https://www.globalresearch.ca/timeline-of-cia-interventions-in-syria/5479875

Col. Larry Wilkerson on Syria: War Powers is the “Surest Way to Tyranny”
http://therealnews.com/idirect.php?i=21593

A 10-Minute Trial, a Death Sentence: Iraqi Justice for ISIS Suspects
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/17/world/middleeast/iraq-isis-trials.html

It’s Not Too Late to Save Iraq and Syria
https://foreignpolicy.com/comments_view/%3Fview_post_comments%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fforeignpolicy.com%252F2015%252F08%252F25%252Fits-not-too-late-to-save-iraq-and-syria-marco-rubuio%252F

Iraq urges keeping conflicts of int’l powers, specter of war away from Syria
https://www.iraqinews.com/features/iraq-urges-keeping-conflicts-of-intl-powers-specter-of-war-away-from-syria/

Iraq says conflicts of int’l powers, specter of war should remain out of Syria
https://www.iraqinews.com/features/iraq-says-conflicts-of-intl-powers-specter-of-war-should-remain-out-of-syria/

Women suspected of ISIS links subjected to abuses in northern Iraq: Amnesty
https://www.thenational.ae/world/mena/women-suspected-of-isis-links-subjected-to-abuses-in-northern-iraq-amnesty-1.722356

Washington forces its allies to accept a bipolar world , by Thierry Meyssan
http://www.voltairenet.org/article200729.html

Syria: The Tentacles of This War of Aggression
https://williambowles.info/2018/04/17/syria-the-tentacles-of-this-war-of-aggression/

Secret negotiations between Syria and the US
http://www.voltairenet.org/article200753.html

Westminster today – as it happened: Government wins Syria motion vote by majority of 61
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/westminster-today-live-updates-syria-vote-windrush-theresa-may-corbyn-antisemitism-a8308121.html

Seven IS militants killed in ambush by pro-govt troops in Iraq’s Diyala
https://www.iraqinews.com/iraq-war/seven-is-militants-killed-in-ambush-by-pro-govt-troops-in-iraqs-diyala/

Syria: stop asking questions!
https://www.opendemocracy.net/uk/philip-hammond/syria-stop-asking-questions

Almost 600 Syrians return to their homes in Eastern Ghouta
http://tass.com/defense/1000206

‘It had a rotten smell’: Douma ‘chemical attack’ survivors speak
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/04/it-rotten-smell-douma-chemical-attack-survivors-speak-180417060309363.html

News Daily: Syria inspectors allowed in and MPs debate air strikes again
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43789769

Macron’s Syria Game
https://dissidentvoice.org/2018/04/macrons-syria-game/

UN Security Council to discuss situation in Syria’s Raqqa
http://tass.com/politics/1000205

New Zealand government supports imperialist assault on Syria
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/04/17/nzsy-a17.html

Australian government endorses US-led strikes on Syria
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/04/17/ausy-a17.html

German government backs illegal attack on Syria
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/04/17/germ-a17.html

EU foreign ministers push for regime change in Damascus following Syria attack
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/04/17/euro-a17.html

No to World War III! For the building of a socialist anti-war movement!
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/04/17/pers-a17.html

US lashes out at Russia, as OPCW inspectors prepare to enter Douma
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/04/17/syri-a17.html

UK: Labour right lines up with government over Syria bombing
http://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2018/04/17/mays-a17.html

In Iraq, Protesters March Against Missile Strikes In Syria
http://khsu.org/post/iraq-protesters-march-against-missile-strikes-syria

Fisk Rips Away Excuses for Air Strike on Syria
https://dissidentvoice.org/2018/04/fisk-rips-away-excuses-for-air-strike-on-syria/

UN report covers up militants’ crimes against Syrian women — Russian diplomat
http://tass.com/politics/1000203

Strikes on Syria put further reconciliation talks at risk — Russian diplomat
http://tass.com/world/1000197

SYRIA: NATO’s Next “Humanitarian” War?
https://www.globalresearch.ca/syria-nato-s-next-humanitarian-war/29234

Crimes of a Monster: Your Tax Dollars at Work
https://dissidentvoice.org/2018/04/crimes-of-a-monster-your-tax-dollars-at-work/

SITREP: US missile attack on Syria – Russian statistics
http://thesaker.is/sitrep-us-missile-attack-on-syria-russian-statistics/

OPCW experts to reach Syria’s Douma on April 18 — Russian defense ministry
http://tass.com/world/1000189

Russian military seize 1.5 tonnes of explosives from militants’ depots in Syria
http://tass.com/world/1000191

American and British Reporters In Syria: There Was NO Chemical Weapons Attack
http://washingtonsblog.com/2018/04/american-and-british-reporters-in-syria-there-was-no-chemical-weapons-attack.html

BREAKING: The Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria Did Not Occur. It was a Hoax, a False Flag To Justify the US-led Air Strikes, Staged by The Rebels
https://www.globalresearch.ca/breaking-the-chemical-weapons-attack-in-syria-did-not-occur-it-was-a-hoax-a-false-flag-to-justify-the-us-led-air-strikes-staged-by-the-rebels/5636423