After the rapid offensive by Iraqi forces and the capture of oil rich town of Kirkuk, the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) have called for ceasefire and dialogue. KRG has also suspended the results of referendum. What does this mean for the future of the Iraqi Kurdistan?
The currently stateless Kurds sit astride the Iraq-Syria border on land blessed/cursed with oil, other resources, and geopolitical significance. Is it any wonder that mega-corporations and their client states are looking to use the Kurds, stoke conflict, and exploit the situation? By: Whitney Webb / Source: mintpressnews / The Dawn […]
Source: TeleSur / The Dawn News / June 6, 2017 A Russian official called the strike “a direct entry of the coalition into an open military conflict in Syria.” The US-led coalition launched an airstrike Tuesday against alleged Iranian-backed fighters who it claims posed a threat to U.S. and U.S.-backed […]
Interview with the Syrian Ambassador to Cuba: ‘Our Victory Will be the Biggest Reward for All of Our Suffering’
By: Carlos Aznárez / Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / April 30, 2017 ‘The recently-perpetrated US aggression against Syria and its people is not the first. There have been similar actions for decades’. The words of the Syrian Ambassador to Cuba have the strength and the bluntness of one […]
NATO supports USA’s intervention in Syria and claims that a chemical attack “can not be left without response” – Putin cancels the Agreement with the US
The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, supports Washington’s strike Source: Resumen Latinoamericano / The Dawn News / April 7, 2017 The American launching of missiles against positions of Bashar al Asad’s Syrian ArabArmy was described this Friday by Damascus’ ally, Russia, as an “aggression to a sovereign State” and […]
By: Branko Marcetic / Source: Jacobin Magazine / The Dawn News / April 7, 2017 Centrists and op-ed columnists, take heart. At a time of seemingly unprecedented gridlock and partisan rancor in Washington, there’s still something that can bring America’s divided political class together: a good old-fashioned war. Donald Trump’s […]