Thursday, February 28, 2013

U.S. Policy Shift on Syria: Edging Closer to Direct Military Intervention

CounterPunch/Dissident Voice/Global Research 
by Ben Schreiner

Though President Obama last year rejected a proposal from the State Department, Pentagon, and CIA to directly arm Syrian rebel fighters, his administration is once again edging closer to directly intervening in the Syrian war. 

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Imperial Jockeying in Africa: U.S. Intervention Sets to Deepen

CounterPunch/Dissident Voice/Global Research
by Ben Schreiner

As “the peril of guerrilla war looms” for the French in Mali, the United States prepares to step-up its intervention across Africa.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Israel Enters Syria: Targeting the Iranian Threat to “Stability”

CounterPunch/Global Research
by Ben Schreiner
 Iran is undermining the world's stability.
Benjamin Netanyahu

With its air strikes against targets inside Syria last week, Israel announced its formal entry into the Syrian crisis.  The Israeli targeting of Iran has thus entered the Syrian theater.