Meet the Jihadi Group That’s Declared War on Syria’s Moderate Rebels

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Just a few months ago, the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) didn’t officially exist. Now, the al Qaeda affiliate known colloquially as al-Dawla — simply “the state” — has emerged as a clear and present danger to Syria’s mainstream armed opposition.

Syria, savagery, and self-determination: what those against military intervention are missing

Military intervention, as regrettable and complicated as it may be, is the only way to stop Assad?s killing machine. This is what most Syrians are demanding from the international community. If we truly believe in the right to self-determination, then we are morally obligated to listen to them.

Syria completes handover of chemical weapons inventory on time: Watchdog

Syria has completed the handover of an inventory of its chemical arsenal by a Sept. 21 deadline as part of a deal that headed off military strikes

Syrian Electronic Army Denies Creating New Mac Malware

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New Mac malware found in the wild has been linked to the Syrian Electronic Army, but the mysterious hacker group is denying any involvement in making, or spreading, the trojan.

Tunisian girls return home pregnant after ?sexual jihad’ in Syria

english.alarabiya.net ? 9/20/13 ? Tunisian girls return home pregnant after ?sexual jihad’ in Syria A number of Tunisian girls who had travelled to Syria for ‘sexual jihad’ have returned home pregnant, the government says. (Photo courtesy of www.febrayer.com) A number of?

A Smarter Way to Stop Syria WMD Attacks

President Obama made a strong case that the U.S. should take the lead in punishing the Syrian regime for its use of chemical weapons and actively enforce the near-global ban on these weapons. Now, the possibility of a diplomatic solution to this problem offers an opportunity to improve the request for the authorization of force currently before Congress.

Syria?s Balkan Tragedy

It was the credibility of the US threat of military intervention that seems to have led Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to cut a deal: Give up his chemical weapons in exchange for remaining in power. But what will happen to America?s credibility, and that of the West, if the agreement falls apart?

Syria, war and negotiation

The unexpected Washington-Moscow diplomacy – made possible by London’s parliament – creates space for progress in ending Syria’s “double proxy war“. Whistle blowing granny Margaretta D’Arcy tells Irish court the world has said no to war on Syria.

The judges at Nuremberg were succinct when they stated that: “Individual citizens have the duty to violate domestic laws to prevent crimes against peace and humanity.”

Margaretta D’Arcy and Niall Farrell outside Ennis District Court.
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