Tag Archives: Isolationism

Punishing Israel

In light of recent events an adage needs updating: Benjamin Netanyahu never seems to miss an opportunity, to miss an opportunity. I am not the only one annoyed at Netanyahu’s maladroitness. Two astute Middle East analysts, Meir Javedanfar and Hussein … Continue reading

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Syria, No Accident

This clip from PBS News provides an insight to the diabolical attack on a refugee camp for displaced Syrians: Syria's Cross-Border Violence May Be No Accident

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The Guardian Leaks Bashar al-Assad’s Emails

The Guardian provides an astonishing insight into the comfortable and brutal world of the Assad dictatorship: the Assad emails.

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What Syrian Refugees Say.

AP relates: “The U.N. refugee agency said Monday that as many as 2,000 Syrians crossed into Lebanon over the last two days to flee the violence in their country. In the Lebanese border village of Qaa, families with women with … Continue reading

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In Syria Residents Suffer Death and Destruction

HRW has released some striking images of the Syrian government’s shelling in Homs: “Local sources have reported that approximately 700 civilians have been killed and thousands wounded in Homs since the Syrian military began its current assault on the city … Continue reading

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Yossi Gurvitz on Syria

I suspect that lot of what Yossi Gurvitz says applies to attitudes in Britain and Europe: “Last Thursday, a special UN commission on Syria found that the Assad regime is committing crimes against humanity, and that senior regime officials are … Continue reading

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Marie Colvin, Syria And Abyssinia.

Marie Colvin’s killing reminds us how brutal the Syrian regime is. How it will murder anyone that opposes it by virtue of their words or actions. Marie Colvin is a victim like thousands of dead Syrians who have died over … Continue reading

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