The year 2019 has revealed the rising vulnerability of Pax Americana forcing imperialism to resort to a strategy of constant war and chaos in order to avoid all kinds of potential challenges to its exploitative mission across the globe
The 70-year-old North Atlantic Treaty Organization that met in London on December 4 is a stale military holdover from the Cold War days that should have gracefully retired many years ago.
The Turkish move on the border down of Manbij has raised the possibility of a direct confrontation with Syrian forces. Over 160,000 people have been displaced so far
If the Turkish army continues its push southwards, there is a chance of conflict breaking out between them and the Syrian army, which has advanced into the region
Israel carried out unprovoked attacks on Iraq, Lebanon and Syria within a span of three days, since Saturday, allegedly to target Iranian allies in these countries.
The Syrian government forces have made further advances into Idlib, one of the last rebel strongholds, and the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces have called on the Syrian government for peace negotiations.
The imperialist war in Syria has caused the world’s worst refugee crisis since World War II and has been made worse by the rise in xenophobia in many countries.
As many as 16 civilians, including a child, were killed and 21 were injured in the attacks on the town of Homs in the north-west Syria and Sahnaya, on the outskirts of Damascus
The Strengthening America’s Security in the Middle East Act allows State and local governments to withhold contracts from companies and individuals that participate in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel
While most of the Israeli missiles were intercepted by Syrian air defense, some missiles hit infrastructure near the airport. Israel claimed it was targeting Iranian forces
The confusion in the US establishment over withdrawing from Syria and the fate of the Kurds continued with president Trump, Mike Pompeo and John Bolton all making statements with differing import
According to reports, the Israeli offensive threatened the safety of two civilian airliners which were landing at airports in Damascus and Beirut at the time.