US Imperialism and Regional Reactionaries Line Up with First Worldist ‘Revolutionaries’ Against Syria
Over the past year, the US-led imperialism and its junior partners in the region have waged a relentless proxy war against the Syrian Republic. Under the guise of a popular revolt,reactionaries have armed and trained rebel groups to carry out attacks against the Syria’s state and civilian population.
One of imperialism’s most surprising allies in its assault against the Syrian people have been various ‘revolutionaries’ in the First World. Typically First Worldist and hence reactionary in their own right, such nominal ‘radicals’ from core-economy countries have championed the slogan ‘No to Assad. No to foreign intervention’ Read the rest of this entry
It was, in the words of U.N. special envoy Kofi Annan, the “tipping point” in the Syria conflict: a savage massacre of over 90 people, predominantly women and children, for which the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad was immediately blamed by virtually the entirety of the Western media. Within days of the first reports of the Houla massacre, the U.S., France, Great Britain, Germany, and several other Western countries announced that they were expelling Syria’s ambassadors in protest.
But according to a new report in Germany’s leading daily, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (FAZ), the Houla massacre was in fact committed by anti-Assad Sunni militants, and the bulk of the victims were member of the Alawi and Shia minorities Read the rest of this entry
Western imperialism is at war against Syria because Bashar al-Assad’s regime is not part of the axis of countries dominated by the imperialists in the Middle East.
Syria and Iran are two countries opposed to the United States and Israel’s domination of this region of the Islamic world.
The African Socialist International (ASI) is not a follower of Bashar al-Assad, but we are opposed to any imperialist war or intervention anywhere in the world. Read the rest of this entry