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

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

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

Western media quick to accuse Syria of ‘bombing hospitals’ – but when TERRORISTS really destroy Syrian hospitals, they are silent

*Dec 2013: FSA & Al-Qaeda bomb and completely destroy Aleppo’s Al-Kindi hospital, one of the best cancer hospitals in the Middle East. March 24, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett As legacy media again bleat the unsubstantiated “Syria is bombing hospitals” chorus of its war propaganda songbook, let’s pause to review the relatively unknown (but verifiable)… Read More Western media quick to accuse Syria of ‘bombing hospitals’ – but when TERRORISTS really destroy Syrian hospitals, they are silent

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

US sanctions are part of a multi-front war on Syria, and its long-suffering civilians are the main target

July 13, 2020, RT.com -Eva K Bartlett The US is waging multiple fronts of war against Syria, including brutal sanctions, while claiming concern over the well-being of Syrian civilians – the vast majority of whom are suffering as a direct result of US policies. On June 17, the US implemented the Caesar Act, America’s latest… Read More US sanctions are part of a multi-front war on Syria, and its long-suffering civilians are the main target