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

It’s 10 years since the war in Syria began, and Western media & pundits are still eager to keep it going

March 15, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett After many wars built on lies over the decades, people might have developed a good BS radar. Instead, in March 2011, when media and human rights groups pushed propaganda about Syria, the public once again fell for it. Front page, round-the-clock headlines were pumped out, and transparently… Read More It’s 10 years since the war in Syria began, and Western media & pundits are still eager to keep it going

So-called “rebels” (terrorists) tortured & point-blank executed Syrian civilians, all over Syria

Not for the first time I write about this sordid reality.  From the very beginning of the war on Syria, from early 2011, terrorists (then dubbed “unarmed protesters”) have slaughtered Syrian civilians, military and government employees (including famously throwing the bodies of slain postal workers from a post office rooftop).  In a 2015 article, I… Read More So-called “rebels” (terrorists) tortured & point-blank executed Syrian civilians, all over Syria

Dr Husam al-Samman on Syrian Health Care System, Criminal Western Sanctions, War on Syria

In early December, I spoke with Dr. Husam al-Samman, a Syrian doctor living in the United States, about issues pertaining to the health care system in Syria; about the early days in Syria–when corporate media claimed the protests were peaceful–and about the criminal western sanctions on Syria, which prevent even the delivery of critically-needed medicines,… Read More Dr Husam al-Samman on Syrian Health Care System, Criminal Western Sanctions, War on Syria

Faked concern: Haley & corporate media bleating about Idlib civilians, ignore terrorists’ presence

-By Eva Bartlett October 8, 2018, RT.com *Blog post longer than original Nikki Haley, the hypocritical US Ambassador to the UN, mistakenly thinks she can dictate – from New York City, far from the terrorists which her country supports – that the Syrian army cannot fight and eradicate al-Qaeda in Idlib. Her, and other American… Read More Faked concern: Haley & corporate media bleating about Idlib civilians, ignore terrorists’ presence

Eva Bartlett on Syria: myths, media lies, and realities. Imperialism on Trial, Birmingham

Eva Bartlett speaks about the Imperialist war on Syria, looking at myths and media lies on Syria. This was one of several speeches at Imperialism on Trial, in Birmingham, the third night of the tour. Panel included: -The former British Ambassador to Syria, Peter Ford -Professor Peter Kuznick, co-author (w Oliver Stone) of the Untold… Read More Eva Bartlett on Syria: myths, media lies, and realities. Imperialism on Trial, Birmingham

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on the myth of sectarianism in Syria

In his latest interview, with RT’s Murad Gazdiev, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad addressed the question of whether Sunnis are oppressed in Syria, as corporate and Gulf media so often allege. President Assad replied: “…the first narrative when it started, internationally–mainly in the West of course–and within Syria, in some mainstream media’s in our region and… Read More Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on the myth of sectarianism in Syria