The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei said in a speech that the threat of America to interfere in Syria would cause a disaster that would be faced by the whole region. He added that there is no doubt that the Americans themselves will also be harmed because of it, similar to what happened in Iraq and Afghanistan. The attack on Syria would damage them again....
Turkey appears to have deliberately shot down a Russian warplane as a provocation designed to escalate tensions between NATO and Russia, a ploy that seems to have sucked in President Obama as he tries to look tough against Russia to appease his neocon critics, writes Robert Parry....
Prime Minister Stephen Harper prepared the collective mindset of Canadians for the previously planned invasion of Syria -- a war-torn country led by elected President Bashar al Assad-- by capitalizing on fear, and the perceived domestic threat of ISIS.
Western corporate media, its Oil and Gas counterparts (GCC), and the various acolytes and paid-propagandists in the “tailored analysis” industry, are once again attempting to bolster and rebrand the public image of the fundamentalist rebels in Syria....