Tag Archives: Syria

NHexit anti-war / Syria demonstration

NH: Around April 2017, free staters schedule a Manchester demonstration against U.S. involvement in Syria. It’s triggered by Trump’s infamous bombing of an airfield. In keeping with my idea that you’re better off with many small protests than one big … Continue reading

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Al Gore says Brexit was caused by… climate change

There are plenty of theories about what led to the Brexit vote. Now, Al Gore, has a new one to add to the pile. The former vice president – who has been busy promoting his new film by labelling those who question … Continue reading

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A Different Take on the Syrian Civil War – It’s About Oil and Gas

Me: From October 2015, but well worth a read. It suggests that the war in Syria is all about competing natural gas pipelines and the Geopolitical priorities of Qatar, Sauda Arabia, and Turkey vs. those of Iran, Iraq, Syria, and … Continue reading

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Manchester Activists Protest US Syria Strikes

Last weekend, Manchester liberty activists gathered downtown for a protest aimed at US military intervention in Syria. While libertarians support self-defense of the individual, they also support consensual methods of paying for group defense. If someone wants to go attack … Continue reading

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Get a Better Grip on the Convoluted War In Syria

This video is from Ezra Klein and Vox, but it is worth watching. They do an excellent job of explaining the timeline and who is involved with whom for what apparent reasons. More… | GraniteGrok

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Diplomacy With Iran is Over -and so is the Era of Obama’s Straw Men

President Trump did more than retaliate for Bashar al-Assad’s illegal and inhumane use of nerve agents against civilians when he ordered the launch of 59 Tomahawk missiles to destroy al-Shayrat airbase in Syria. He also detonated a few shibboleths of … Continue reading

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Syrian Refugee in NH Blasts Assad for Chemical Attack

Syrian refugees in the United States say they are horrified by the grim images showing the aftermath of a suspected chemical weapons attack in their home country that killed more than 80 people, including at least 27 children. “It’s extreme,” … Continue reading

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Obama, Kerry Legacy on Syrian Chemical Weapons

Funny. Last night, President Trump lobbed 60 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airbase from which, earlier this week, aircraft were launched and bombed Syrian citizens, including children, with Sarin gas.  That Sarin gas would be some of those chemical weapons … Continue reading

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Shaheen, Hassan Support Airstrikes Decision in Syria

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Democratic Sens. Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan support the Trump administration’s decision to launch airstrikes in Syria in response to President Bashar Assad’s assault on his own people. Keep Reading… | AP

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