British Government’s Dirty War on Syria

Steve Sweeney  The discovery of a £350 million British government “slush fund for jihadist groups” leaves no question that Britain is fighting a secretive dirty war against Syria. Investigative journalists from Declassified UK published the results of research last week detailing how the clandestine government Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF), which appears to have…

The UK Has Spent £350-Million Promoting Regime Change in Syria

Mark Curtis The UK government has spent at least £350-million promoting opposition forces and projects in rebel-held areas in Syria, Declassified has found. Several projects have directly supported what the UK government claims is the “moderate” armed opposition fighting the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Whitehall’s Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF), through which the projects have…

Secret Documents Expose British Cloak and Dagger Activities in Lebanon

Kit Klarenberg Man with Lebanese flag surveys wreckage from protests that gripped Beirut earlier this year. [Source: bbc.com] Classified UK Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) documents released by hacktivist collective Anonymous raise serious questions about London’s cloak-and-dagger activities in Lebanon, and whether they may have led to the ouster of the country’s government. Due…

Western Intelligence Operations to Oust Assad in Syria

Shane Quinn In October 2011 and February 2012 the US-NATO alliance, with the support of the Gulf autocracies, tried to obtain UN Security Council resolutions, which in all probability would have served as a pretext for an invasion of Syria. These efforts replicated the underhand game that the United States, Britain and France had played…

Will Great Britain Face Penalties for its War Crimes?

Vladimir Platov Against the backdrop of Australia, a member of the British Commonwealth, officially recognizing the war crimes committed by the Australian military inside Afghanistan, the position taken by the UK authorities in London, which continue to hide genuine information on this issue, and are trying to evade responsibility for them. At the same time, the…

Iran in the Crosshairs: Tracing Overt and Covert Action

Eric Walberg Thousands protest potential war in Iran in New York City in January 2020. [Source: leftvoice.org] [The assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist and professor Mohsen Fakhrizadeh has seriously complicated any efforts to normalize relations with Iran under a new Biden administration. Walberg contrasts the republican and democratic positions toward Iran while tracing key…

Was Syria’s Post-WWII PM a Zionist Spy?

Ilya Tsukanov Jamil Mardam Bey Portrait Israel is known to have sent a number of agents to Syria during the post-war period, the most famous of them was previously thought to be Eli Cohen, an Egyptian-born ‘superspy’ who the Mossad claims could have become Syria’s president had he not been discovered and executed. Now, a…