It seems that many who supported the weekend’s air strikes on Syria are overlooking the significance of Robert Fisk’s report today from Douma, the site of a supposed chemical weapons attack last week. Fisk is the first western journalist to reach the area and speak
In the 1980’s, Scott Ritter was a commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps, specializing in intelligence. In 1987, Ritter was assigned to the On-Site Inspection Agency, which was put together to go into the Soviet Union and oversee the implementation of the Intermediate
Russia’s senior military officer Sergei Rudskoi appears below a map of Syria screened during a briefing at the Russian Defence Ministry headquarters in Moscow on April 14, following strikes by the U.S., Britain and France. Russia claims 71 coalition missiles were downed.PHOTO: KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP/GETTY IMAGES
The U.S. nuclear submarine that took part in a series of missile strikes conducted by U.S., French and U.K. warships and warplanes against suspected Syrian chemical weapons sites is not welcome near the waters of one of Italy’s largest seaports, according to the city’s mayor.
The search for truth in the rubble of Douma – and one doctor’s doubts over the chemical attack | The Independent
This is the story of a town called Douma, a ravaged, stinking place of smashed apartment blocks – and of an underground clinic whose images of suffering allowed three of the Western world’s most powerful nations to bomb Syria last week. There’s even a friendly doctor