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Once a vibrant modern country, much of Syria has been reduced to ruins, a large percentage of its population has fled as various factions fight for control. Despite all the odds, the Syrian Government survives and if it weren’t for the interference of the USA and other gulf states, the war would be over.

Due to the conflict in the region, Syria is one of the most dangerous countries in the world and visiting opportunities are very limited. One should only visit with a personal invitation and guarantee of safety.

Syria is central to modern world history, modern where you can find the so called ‘dead cities’ of the early Christian era and before some 30-40kms west of

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Syria in Perspective

A land continuously fought over

Students at an educational institution destroyed by US missiles as part of a US humanitarian aid package April/May 2018

In the land of Syria you can step back to places like the Göbekli Tepe* tentatively dated to around nine thousand BC and we can see that peoples like the Hittites and Babylonians, Phoenicians, Egyptians and Greeks also laid claim to parts of Syria and of course Alexander trampled over the whole damn show.

Syria fell under Islam and the Ottoman Empire before being ravaged again with world Wars one and two, French occupation and finally a semblance of independence under which the country actually flourished.

A country of fertile plains, high mountains, and

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Syria in Crisis

Anticipating Obama Care – Now Trump

Originally published in 2013.

Look at today’s news and nothing has changed except the presidential face. In fact Trumps attitude while being praised in his pre-election rhetoric for disestablishing globalism is turning more hostile to the world and fuelling the military industrial machine without concern for human rights or the rights of nations.

If you don’t know by now, the USA has a nasty habit of inventing some attack or atrocity, or even getting its own agents to do the dirty work. The US relies on its manufacture of weapons of mass destruction to keep its economy afloat and to do this, it regularly starts wars.

As the UK falters in support of Obama,

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Escalating Insanity

The US out of bounds

In this morning’s news, it is reported that the USA is sending a contingent of special forces into Syria to support the rebels fighting against President Assad. While the US and UK planned a regime change in Syria and other Middle Eastern countries are perhaps 15 years ago it is only coming to fruition in Syria now. But they underestimated the stubbornness of President Bashir al-Assad and the Syrian people.

President Bashar al-Assad is still the legitimate leader in Syria and before this uprising that was sponsored by the USA and its allies, Syria was a magnificent country, like Iraq before the US led invasion, there was a high degree of social equity and prosperity.

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Obama's Syria Speech 2013

A modest back down

Lets not forget that the US after Hitler’s Germany has regularly used chemical weapons. From Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan, millions are suffering the consequences of US toxic weapons. The world indeed, is grateful that Obama has backed down and is not acting as dictator of the world.

While the US claims to have evidence of the Assad regimes use of chemical weapons, they have not made that evidence public, giving rise to a great deal of doubt over the actual facts they claim to have as the evidence from Russian officials and others supports the view that the Assad regime was not responsible.

One of the more likely reasons that the US wants Syria out

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