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Disown the fundamentalists, Archbishop pleads with West

ALEPPO’S Catholic Archbishop is urging the west to drop its support for jihadi fighters and to, instead, back Syrians battling to free their second city. Monsignor Jean-Clement Jeanbart has called on France and other western nations to turn their backs … Continue reading

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War is first and foremost a profitable racket

  Follow the money – as Hillary Clinton and the US foreign policy establishment prepare for war against Syria, former Congressman Dennis Kucinich says observers should apply the golden rule. The former Ohio Representative said he spent 16 years at congressional hearings where “pedigreed experts” advocated for wars … Continue reading

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Moderates – what moderates?

SOME US foreign policy analysts concede it is time for a “ruthless” look at whether CIA-backed fighters in Syria can be considered “moderate”, the Washington Post reports A senior US official told the Post this week, the battlefield performance of … Continue reading

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Maaloula and Saydnaya – flowers of Syrian youth and beauty

We visited Maaloula and Saydnaya on the same day – two Christian villages only a short drive north of Damascus Maaloula is one of the few places on earth where Aramaic is still spoken – the language that Jesus spoke … Continue reading

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What’s really going on in Yarmouk?

I thought it might prove difficult to get to Yarmouk. My God, it’s hard enough to get into Syria at the moment! At first I thought we weren’t even going to make it out of Sydney! As soon as the … Continue reading

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Human-shields hold their ground in Damascus

Here’s a subject that is close to my own heart – the deployment of human shields in Damascus. Thank you to my friend, Franklin Lamb, who has joined these brave souls on the front line at Qasioun Mountain, most of whom … Continue reading

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Mairead Maguire: Give Peace in Syria a Chance!

More words of inspiration and strength from my friend and Captain in the Good Fight, Mairead Maguire. Every time I look at this picture of Mairead wearing my US Civil War battle hat I am reminded of the role that … Continue reading

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