Zionism and Terrorism: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Shaaban: Syria is determined to liberate every inch of its territory Silva Razouk Translated by Internationalist 360° President of the Board of Trustees of the Jerusalem International Foundation, Bouthaina Shaaban, stressed that Syria is determined to liberate every inch of territory of the Syrian Arab Republic  from terrorism, Turkish and American occupation. In response to…

John Bolton’s Vision for a New Middle East

PART II: Regime Change, Partition, and “Sunnistan” Whitney Webb | @_whitneywebb This article is Part II of a series exploring the past of soon-to-be National Security Adviser John Bolton and what his appointment will mean for U.S. foreign policy, with a focus on the Middle East, Latin America, and the Koreas. Part I examined Bolton’s…

What to do?

Bouthaina Shaaban A hundred years after the Balfour Declaration and all that followed, and 100 years after the Sykes-Picot agreement, and after all the setbacks and pitfalls that marked our Arab history. After watching with bitter feelings the bombing of Baghdad and the destruction of Nimrud, and the barbaric attacks on Aleppo, Palmyra, and Western…

اختتام مؤتمر الواقع العربي بعد مئة عام على وعد بلفور

2017/11/6 اختتمت مؤسسة وثيقة وطن أمس فعاليات مؤتمرها الحواري تحت عنوان: «الواقع العربي بعد مئة عام على وعد بلفور.. الاستفادة من دروس الماضي لبناء مستقبل أفضل» الذي أقيم على مدى يومين في جامعة دمشق بمشاركة نخبة من المفكرين والكتّاب العرب. وأكدت الدكتورة بثينة شعبان المستشارة السياسية والإعلامية في رئاسة الجمهورية- رئيسة مجلس أمناء مؤسسة وثيقة…

Syria and Intercept’s Attack on the Oppressed

Danny Haiphong “To conflate the just struggle of oppressed people with white nationalism is merely a variant of white supremacist ideology.” Believe it or not, this writer has been asked on more than a few occasions about why I write when there is more urgent political work to attend to. The question assumes that the…

Behind the Movement

Bouthaina Shaaban Never before has a prime minister of the Zionist entity appeared so confused as did Benjamin Netanyahu in his meeting with President Vladimir Putin. Netanyahu was looking through a set of papers he was holding, as if he’s hoping to find a way out. This is the first time he relied on what…

ماوراء التحرك

Bouthaina Shaaban لم يسبق وأن ظهر رئيس وزراء الكيان الصهيوني مرتبكاً وهو ينظر إلى أوراق يمسك بها وكأنه يأمل أن تشكّل له طوق نجاة كما ظهر في لقائه مع الرئيس فلاديمير بوتين، فهي المرة الأولى التي يعتمد فيها على ما كتب أمامه في لقاء قمة كهذا ولم يحتاج المشاهد حتى أن يسمع ما يدلي به…

The Defeat of Their Project and the Victory of Ours

For any of these scenarios to work, they hope for the Syrian state to collapse from the inside. Therefore, the defeat of the Takfiri project must mean for us the start of the battle of building and fortification, because the defeat of their project does not necessarily mean the victory of our project, unless we…

Know Your Enemy

Dr.Bouthaina Shaaban I once asked Mr. Michel Edde, “What is your favorite newspaper?” He replied, “Haaretz,” because I begin my day by reading it. He added that reading what the enemy writes is essential for understanding what they plan and thus in preparing our response to confront it. He pointed out that he has an…

Sanctions or an Internal Crisis?

Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban The United Nations Security Council has imposed new sanctions on North Korea a few days ago. The United States and then Europe imposed sanctions on Russia without much justification. On the contrary, talks between Russia and the United States are moving forward in a number of ways. The sanctions imposed on Iraq,…

The Truth Finally Emerges

Dr Bouthaina Shaaban Do you remember the main objective that was announced by ISIS in Syria and Iraq? Was it not the creation of an ISIS state in the region between Syria and Iraq? Wasn’t this the main purpose of its presence in Anbar, Mosul, Raqqa and Deir, along the Iraqi-Syrian border, and to cut…

Jarablus: Handover from ISIS to ISIS through the Turkish Army

EDAT SUR – ANF The Turkish state forces held a handover ceremony where they took the city of Jarablus from the bearded and black-clad ISIS by a military operation act launched yesterday morning, and handed the city over to the shaven, dressed up ISIS. The military operation act was nothing more than the handover of…

Debilitating Surge: A Terrible Solution for Syria

TEHRAN (FNA)- The War Party’s decision to send more US troops to Syria is a formula for disaster. Yet again, it will be a catalog of blunders and more intelligence failings on a massive scale. Not surprisingly, the Syrian people and government officials – as well as the American public – denounce this terrible idea,…

Washington’s Plan B in Syria

We’re less than a day away from a ceasefire deal that was brokered by the US and Russia, being implemented in war-torn Syria. Yet this does not mean the end of violence and death in the country, as the struggle against terrorism will continue. On Tuesday, Washington made it clear that they have a “plan…

Gaza’s Children Grow up with Trauma

By Isra Saleh el-Namey It has taken Mansour’s mother a long time to learn to cope with her 12-year-old son’s changing personality. Once a top student, Mansour has become aggressive and disobedient. His grades are down, his mother says, and he suffers night terrors. Mansour’s mother can date his transformation to Israel’s war on Gaza…