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UN admits Syria wracked by sectarian civil war

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.

Germany’s Left Party mobilizes for war against Syria

By Johannes Stern, December 21, 2012

Last week leading figures of the German Left Party signed a statement calling for intervention in Syria.

US, Arab allies call for intervention in Syria after bombing of Palestinian camp

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.

Israel considering attack on Syria

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.

Syria in the crosshairs

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.

Australian pseudo-left backs imperialist intervention in Syria

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.

“Friends of Syria” meeting demands Assad cede power to Islamist opposition

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.

Washington discovers terrorists in Syria

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.

Mounting evidence of US plans for military intervention against Syria

By Chris Marsden, December 8, 2012

Unsubstantiated claims that Syria intends to use chemical weapons are as transparent a pretext for military aggression as the lies a decade ago about Iraqi “weapons of mass destruction.”

US tightens military noose around Syria

By Bill Van Auken, December 7, 2012

Amid an escalating drumbeat about a supposed threat that Syria is preparing to use chemical weapons, Washington has deployed a naval armada off the country’s coast.

Washington floats chemical weapons charge as pretext for Syria buildup

By Bill Van Auken, December 4, 2012

The Obama administration and the media have cited unspecified “intelligence” about chemical weapons to issue new threats against Syria.

After the US election, Syria war threats mount

By Bill Van Auken, November 13, 2012

One week after the reelection of President Barack Obama, the drumbeat for war against Syria has escalated sharply.