Post Tagged with: "Syria"

Why have we allowed politicians to flip the debate on Syria?

Why have we allowed politicians to flip the debate on Syria?

Do you remember those little magic tricks that you probably saw at school, where someone would pick a card out of the pack, and then promptly make it disappear – and then reappear – as needed? Well, for some reason that is exactly what has come to mind when I see the propaganda machine in full swing over Syria. So[Read More...]

British PM suffers bloody nose over Syrian conflict while US renews its war-cry

British PM suffers bloody nose over Syrian conflict while US renews its war-cry

David Cameron has been defeated after his war-cry for Syria fell on deaf ears in the parliament. Despite trying to pull at the heart strings of the public by milking the chemical weapons attacks in the country for all they were worth, the bitter memories of being lied to over Iraq were all too fresh in the public psyche. Shortly[Read More...]

A pretext for World War? Why the ongoing assault against Syria should concern us all

A pretext for World War? Why the ongoing assault against Syria should concern us all

Hundreds of thousands of people have died in the ongoing war in Syria, which is being backed by Western forces. Nato backed rebels have already been implicated in chemical weapons attacks on the Syrian population, but despite this, both the UK and US governments have indicated their desire to arm the rebels. These rebels have not only been involved in[Read More...]

A pretext for World War? Why doing nothing is not an option

A pretext for World War? Why doing nothing is not an option

So with the nature of the threat escalating in the Middle East, one question remains: What, if anything, can the ordinary man or woman on the streets to subvert and oppose the possibility of war on a grand scale? Such wars are orchestrated by psychopathic leaders who have already demonstrated their willingness to create carnage and brutality for money and[Read More...]

Victim of rape in the Yugoslavian war

Deadlier than a bomb: War and the female holocaust

“A nation is not conquered until the women’s hearts lay on the ground.” – Cheyenne Indian saying War is often romanticised by those who have not had the misfortune to experience it. Or more specifically, by those who have not been on the receiving end of a repeated campaign of wide-spread, orchestrated sexual violence. Such violence has recently been described[Read More...]