By Chris Marsden, December 21, 2012
A United Nations Independent International Commission of Inquiry has finally admitted that a sectarian civil war is raging in Syria.
By Johannes Stern, December 21, 2012
Last week leading figures of the German Left Party signed a statement calling for intervention in Syria.
By Jean Shaoul, December 20, 2012
All media reports of the bombardment of Yarmouk stress that the Syrian government is guilty of a crime and must pay a price.
By Bill Van Auken, December 19, 2012
Having first issued threats against the Syrian regime over unspecified intelligence on its chemical weapons, Washington is now warning that these arms may fall into the hands of the “rebels.”
By Ulrich Rippert, December 19, 2012
The parliamentary resolution is a prelude to military intervention in Syria.
By Clara Weiss, December 19, 2012
Conflicts inside the ruling class have intensified after October 1 parliamentary elections.
By Jean Shaoul, December 18, 2012
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has twice asked Jordan for its support to bomb Syria’s alleged chemical weapons facilities.
By Joseph Kishore, December 15, 2012
The US and its imperialist allies are building up to a direct intervention in Syria, with the deployment of Patriot missile batteries in Turkey and the official recognition of the opposition.
By Patrick O’Connor, Nick Beams, December 14, 2012
The overt shift by Socialist Alternative into the imperialist camp is bound up with the new political requirements of the Labor government.
By Alex Lantier, December 13, 2012
Representatives of 130 governments, led by the US and the European powers, officially recognized the Islamist Syrian opposition as the sole representative of the Syrian people.
By Bill Van Auken, December 12, 2012
In branding one of the principal anti-Assad militias as a terrorist organization, Washington is exposing the character of the US-backed war in Syria.
By Oliver Campbell, December 10, 2012
The composition of the new council exposes the reactionary character of the Syrian opposition, dominated by Islamists, lacking any popular base and reliant on the major powers.