RT: Washington's road to Iran goes through Syria By Veronika Krasheninnikova

2 July, 2012, 13:21 — RT

Assad supporters

Syrians in a damaged building hold up a portrait of their President Bashar al-Assad (AFP Photo / Louai Beshara)

The results of the Geneva talks on Syria depend on whom you ask.

 US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton insists that the principle of “mutual consent” on which a “transitional government”in Syria would be based, means President Assad has to go. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, on the contrary, insists the formation of a “transitional government” will be made on inclusive basis.

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 28 June 2012: The American People Are Angry?

28 June 2012 — Information Clearing House 

Obama Stalling His Way To War With Iran
By Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett

Obama is locking America into a path that is increasingly likely to result in yet another U.S.-initiated war in the Middle East during the first years of the next presidential term. http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article31714.htm

Russia continues to support Syria

15 March 2012Voice of Russia

Photo: RIA Novosti

The Federation Council of Russia promotes the overcoming of the internal political crisis in Syria with constant contacts with Syrian MPs.

Valentina Matvienko, the speaker if the upper chamber of the Russian Parliament, said in her interview with ITARTASS that a group of Russian Senators will go to Damascus in the near future.

She said that Moscow ‘stands for stopping  the violence in that country and for a reconciliation based on a constructive dialogue’. Matvienko mentioned the five principles of the settlement of the situation in Syria developed by Russia and the League of Arab States.

They are stopping the violence by all sides, unbiased monitoring, no foreign interference, access for humanitarian aid and support to Kofi Annan’s mission. – TASS

Syria Newslinks 14 March 2012

14 March 2012 20:03:07 — williambowles.info

Obama and Cameron: No intervention in Syria, pullout in Afghanistan
Russiatoday.ru Today at 19:31
The US and the UK are just as determined as ever to remove Bashar Assad from power, but are unlikely to go for a full-scale military intervention – at least for now.

Military intervention would destabilize Syria – Brzezinski
Russiatoday.ru Today at 18:50
Resolving the Syrian conflict by force would be “counterproductive, premature and destabilizing,” says former US National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski.

012 war propaganda
Stop NATO Today at 18:09 In Context March 13, 2011
In this episode we speak with journalist Rick Rozoff, manager of the blog Stop NATO about NATO’s broader plans in the Middle East and how they connect to the possible interventions in Syria and Iran.

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Syria: China, Russia Won’t Allow Further Transformation Of UN Into West’s Bludgeon

18 February 2012 — Global Times

China unwavering on Syria in new UN vote

Western powers are privileged to interpret interests and ethics at their own will due to their obvious dominance of public opinion. They label the 12 countries who voted differently to them at the UN as being ‘unethical.’ China should never be fooled by this hypocrisy.

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Blair: Out-Gunned and then brought up Short By William Bowles

27 February 2004

Blair short

Is the British state in disarray or what? It’s one disaster after the next for Blair’s ‘mini-imperium’ and in spite of all the calls to ‘move on and put Iraq behind us’, like a bad meal the issue of why the war and invasion and all the lies used to justify it, the issues just won’t go away.

The dirty tricks campaign mounted against members of the UN Security Council that included bullying, bribery and blackmail by the US to get the half dozen recalcitrant members to endorse its invasion of Iraq (a campaign that amazingly failed), has yet again exposed the bumbling English political class as an inept and divided servant of US capital.

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