US Creation of a New Free Syrian Army Places Peace Process in Jeopardy

Peter Korzun The US-led coalition is training militants at the Syrian Hasakah refugee camp located 70 kilometers from the border of Turkey and 50 kilometers from the border of Iraq. The New Syria Army is being formed at the location to fight the Syrian government forces in southern Syria. The US Special Operations Forces (SOF) are playing the main…

FSA Shelling Prevents Evacuation of 200 Civilians from Eastern Aleppo

On Tuesday the Free Syrian Army fired mortar rounds and gas-filled canisters at a crowd of over  200 civilians who attempted to flee the besieged districts in eastern Aleppo, Rizan Hado, a senior member of the Syrian Democratic Council said. DAMASCUS (Sputnik) Hado said that the militants bombed he Sheikh Maqsood neighborhood, trying to stop citizens…

Syria’s Neo-Colonial”Rebels” and the West’s Shape-Shifting Proxies

By Tony Cartalucci The French colonial green, white, and black banner of Syria adapted by the West’s proxy “Free Syrian Army” (FSA) had long been forgotten in the sea of black banners held aloft by Washington and Riyadh’s more extreme ploy to gain leverage upon and more direct access to the battlefield. However, as Syrian…

“Syrian Opposition” Will Boycott Peace Talks due to Russia’s Air Strikes on ISIS

Syria’s National Coalition in a statement called Russia’s air strikes on Islamic State terrorists aggression BEIRUT, October 11. /TASS/. Syria’s opposition National Coalition intends to boycott peace talks proposed by United Nations Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura due to concerns over Russia’s air strikes in Syria, the Lebanese web edition Daily Star reported on Sunday,…

US Plans to Deploy Pentagon-Trained “Syrian Rebels”, Provide Air Cover

Sputnik – Middle East In its ongoing struggle to contain the self-proclaimed Islamic State, the Pentagon is about to deploy its second batch of “moderate” US-trained fighters. Last month, reports surfaced that the al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front had captured a large number of the 60 US-trained Syrian fighters sent to combat IS. Their capture highlighted…