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Max Blumenthal – Inside the Shadowy PR Firm That’s Lobbying for Regime Change in Syria

On September 30, demonstrators gathered in city squares across the West for a “weekend of action [3]” to “stop the bombs” raining down from Syrian government and Russian warplanes on rebel-held eastern Aleppo. Thousands joined the protests, holding signs that read “Topple Assad [4]” and declaring, “Enough With Assad [5].” Few participants likely knew that the actions were organized under the auspices of an …

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Jeffrey D. Sachs – Hillary Clinton and the Syrian Bloodbath

In the Milwaukee debate, Hillary Clinton took pride in her role in a recent UN Security Council resolution on a Syrian ceasefire: But I would add this. You know, the Security Council finally got around to adopting a resolution. At the core of that resolution is an agreement I negotiated in June of 2012 in Geneva, which set forth a cease-fire …