A Western-backed war couldn’t destroy Syria, now sanctions are starving its people

June 16, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett A little over a decade ago, Syrians lived in safety and financial security. After ten years of war on Syria, while safety has largely returned, Syrians are struggling to exist under increasingly crippling Western sanctions. As Syrian analyst Kevork Almassian noted, “Were it not for the CIA… Read More A Western-backed war couldn’t destroy Syria, now sanctions are starving its people

I’m on a ‘hit list’ Kiev allows to silence dissent & journalism. That’s all you need to know about Ukrainian ‘democracy’

June 12, 2021, RT.com Address issues which Ukraine, the West’s client state, does not like and you could end up on a ‘hit list’. Because that’s apparently how flourishing democracies roll… Last week, photojournalist Dean O’Brien participated in a United Nations meeting to give his perspective on the war in Donbass, Ukraine’s breakaway region in… Read More I’m on a ‘hit list’ Kiev allows to silence dissent & journalism. That’s all you need to know about Ukrainian ‘democracy’

The suggestion Turkey was smuggling weapons to Al-Qaeda in Syria shows why Russia’s desire to halt ‘aid’ was a good idea

June 4, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett New allegations that aid trucks to Syria from Turkey carried weapons for terrorists have surfaced. But it’s unlikely to convince those in the West to change their tune that Russia was wrong to want border crossings closed.  In July 2020, there were those who self-righteously railed at Russia… Read More The suggestion Turkey was smuggling weapons to Al-Qaeda in Syria shows why Russia’s desire to halt ‘aid’ was a good idea

On Israel’s war crimes against the Palestinians of Gaza (interview)

Interviewed by Marwa Osman on the latest Israeli bombardment of Gaza. I speak about previous wars on the Palestinians of Gaza, two of which I witnessed, on the ground, and the horrific war crimes Israel committed. I come in ~18 minutes into the program. Related: –Marwa Osman on Israel’s genocide of Gaza, and the new… Read More On Israel’s war crimes against the Palestinians of Gaza (interview)

Syrians filled the polling stations to defend their sovereignty and now fill the streets to celebrate the result

28 May, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett The Western leadership and establishment media have once again derided the Syrian presidential vote, but the people don’t care. They’re too busy celebrating the outcome of the election and the defeat of terrorism in their country. The irony of media outlets and pundits from America tweeting about… Read More Syrians filled the polling stations to defend their sovereignty and now fill the streets to celebrate the result

Today in Douma, I saw Syrians dancing and celebrating life, and a return to peace – but, of course, the Western media won’t report that

26 May, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett Although the West has waged 10 years of war on Syria, and there is much destruction, the entire country isn’t in ruins and the pulse of life continues, albeit strangled by brutal Western sanctions. After Eastern Ghouta’s liberation in 2018, the Western media predictably went silent on… Read More Today in Douma, I saw Syrians dancing and celebrating life, and a return to peace – but, of course, the Western media won’t report that

Douma: Three Years On: How independent media shot down the false “chemical attack” narrative.

Fantastic endorsement by the esteemed John Pilger. I’m humbled. “This outstanding report from Syria by Eva Bartlett penetrates the ‘iron dome’ of Western propaganda, also known as news. It is about a chemical attack that never happened in a country attacked, subverted and blockaded in your name.“ The article in question was published at Off… Read More Douma: Three Years On: How independent media shot down the false “chemical attack” narrative.

Talking Syria’s Presidential Elections, With Laith Marouf & Myself (in Damascus)

Brief conversation I had last night with geopolitical analyst Laith Marouf about yesterday’s Syrian presidential elections. I visited eastern Ghouta towns yesterday and saw jubilation among Syrians on the streets, including in Douma, singing and dancing. No matter what the lame corporate media is saying about the elections, Syrians wanted them and are still celebrating… Read More Talking Syria’s Presidential Elections, With Laith Marouf & Myself (in Damascus)

Western nations want ‘democracy’ in Syria so badly they close embassies and prevent Syrians from voting in presidential elections

May 19, 2021, RT.com *Blog version slightly longer -by Eva K Bartlett This week, Syrians around the world will vote in the 2021 Presidential elections (those in Syria will vote on May 26). That is, if Western nations re-open the embassies they so democratically shut years ago. Western leaders hypocritically claimed concern for Syrians and… Read More Western nations want ‘democracy’ in Syria so badly they close embassies and prevent Syrians from voting in presidential elections

Marwa Osman on Israel’s genocide of Gaza, and the new precedent of united regional Resistance

A very informative discussion with Beirut-based journalist and political analyst Marwa Osman, on the litany of Israeli crimes against Palestinians in Gaza during Israel’s horrifying bombardment of the beseiged and densely inhabited Gaza Strip. Note: as of May 19: Ministry of Health in Gaza: 219 Palestinians massacred, including 63 children, 36 women and injuring 1530… Read More Marwa Osman on Israel’s genocide of Gaza, and the new precedent of united regional Resistance