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Declassified documents expose US support for ISIS and nobody cares!

The Western narrative used to justify the destruction of Syria looks increasingly brittle and self-contradictory as it evolves with time. This latest batch of declassified documents expose US hypocrisy on two important issues: Firstly, contrary to all official US pronouncements, it … Continue reading

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Understanding the war in Syria – a sketch video

This is an engaging attempt to explain the violence in Syria, if a little simplistic. I would question it at two points. Firstly, I’m not convinced that the Syrian war ever did start as a purely democratic uprising. I suspect … Continue reading

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Boxing in the streets of Syria

It’s been a long time in production but here it is – the video that I’ve been yearning to share with you since returning from our peace mission: “Boxing in the Streets of Syria” My plan is to use this video … Continue reading

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Syria in the spotlight on Sputnik!

Recently it was my great privilege to join my friend John Shipton as guests on ‘Sputnik’ – RT’s wonderful current affairs show, hosted by George Galloway and his partner Gayatri. George is a real mentor to me. I remember asking him … Continue reading

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What if Syria happened in London?

I have cried every time I’ve watched this video. I don’t know what that says about me. Perhaps, having three lovely daughters myself, these scenes of a young girl growing up touch something deep in me. Even so, this is … Continue reading

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Community leaders take the initiative in bringing peace to Syria!

This is what we saw happening in Damascus when we were there in April 2013 – local community groups organising ceasefires between government and rebel troops. Despite the fact that the politicians and power-players haven’t agreed upon any ceasefire as … Continue reading

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Geneva II – the U.S. agenda is laid bare!

At last Geneva II is underway – not in ideal circumstances and not with everybody in attendance, but underway nonetheless. Most reports on the conference thus far have been stressing the anger and acrimony being displayed by speakers. This is … Continue reading

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World Council of Churches calls for an end to violence in Syria

It is a shame that the church has no formal involvement in Geneva II. We take it for granted that the big decisions about Syria’s future are going to be made by the political power-players – most specifically by the … Continue reading

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New evidence casts serious doubt on Syrian government involvement in chemical attacks!

Most of us have been waiting for this sort of evidence to emerge. It’s Saddam Hussein’s ‘weapons of mass destruction’ all over again! The new information was published on mcclatchydc.com… on January 15th and was picked up quickly by RT and other … Continue reading

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Christians amongst the hardest hit in Syria

The Patriarch is a good man. People accuse him of being pro-government, but it’s impossible now, as a Christian, to side with the rebellion when the anti-Assad forces are completely dominated by Jihadist mercenaries determined to put an end to … Continue reading

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