Thierry Meyssan – Washington forever scheming in Syria and in Geneva
While negotiating with one hand in Geneva, with the other Washington is preparing a new military operation against Syria. Whatever the sequence of events, it will be sure to advance its pawns one way or another. War comes at no cost to Washington. It is the Syrians who are dying. To save time, it submitted to the Conference participants a Statement tabled by the ”opposition”. Behind a conciliatory rhetoric, there are at least three traps that Thierry Meyssan breaks down for us.
voiceofrussia.com – Syria: Western media coverage duplicitous, seeks to justify eventual intervention – expert
Western news reports on Syria still rely heavily on unreliable sources. That’s according to James Tracy, whose article titled ”The corporate media’s dubious Syria coverage” was posted on the Global Research website. The Voice of Russia contacted the author to ask him about the Western media’s biased approach to covering the situation in Syria.
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voiceofrussia.com – Syrian opposition sponsors reportedly working on new structure – Lavrov
Russia possesses information that a foreign sponsor of the Syrian opposition is trying to create a new Syrian opposition structure with the purpose of obstructing the peace talks. ”There is information [and we are verifying it] that certain sponsors of the opposition are starting to create a new structure from the groups, which have separated from the National Coalition,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a press conference in Moscow on Monday.
voltairenet.org – Geneva 2 peace talks suspended
In violation of their own signature, the United States adopted in mid-January a plan to rearm the opposition until 30 September 2014. They had nevertheless committed themselves in the final communiqué of Geneva 1 ”to work urgently and intensively to bring about an end to the violence and human rights abuses.” The Pentagon is currently organizing an airlift and taking part in the transportation of jihadists and equipment to Jordan to attack Syria again. According to the Wall Street Journal of 16 February, Saudi Arabia has allegedly provided the rebel army with the antiaircraft missiles that Washington had refused to deliver.
nsnbc.me – Lavrov plays Hardball with Obama over Call to Pressure Syria
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov rebuked US President Obama’s call on Russia to increase pressure on the Syrian government, saying that if this pressure is of political nature, then he advises Washington to work directly with the Syrian authorities. The US calls on Russia, to “pressure Syria”, come as US-ally Saudi Arabia started arming al-Qaeda brigades in Syria with advanced anti-aircraft and anti-tank missile systems.
Press TV – Russia prevents US from preying on Syria: Expert
Press TV has conducted an interview with Lajos Szaszdi, political commentator, San Juan about John Kerry saying that Russia’s support of President Bashar al-Assad let the Syrian government stonewall the Syria talks.
Bill Van Auken – US Escalates Syrian Intervention
Press TV – Syrian forces recapture village in central Hama
Militants pull out of Yarmouk refugee camp under deal with Palestinians