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Syria

20 December 2016

The Western media: the propaganda wing of al-Qaeda?

Western coverage of Aleppo has been disturbingly shallow and biased.

17 December 2016

‘Aleppo confirms that the first casualty of war is truth’

Podcast: Brendan O'Neill on the lies we tell ourselves about Syria.

15 December 2016

Aleppo: virtue‑signalling goes global

The narcissism of the Western response to Aleppo is breathtaking.

14 December 2016

A Syrian defender of enlightenment

Remembering the great philosopher, Sadiq Jalal Al-Azm.

1 December 2016

East Aleppo: a catastrophe of the West’s making

How Western meddling pushed Syria over the edge.

20 October 2016

HyperNormalisation: good ideas, bad narrative

Adam Curtis's latest just doesn't hang together.

18 October 2016

Does Boris want a war with Russia?

Shooting down Russian war planes in Syria is a mad idea.

17 September 2016

‘Syria has been undone, and this truce won’t fix it’

Podcast: Tim Black on the impossibility of peace in Syria.

14 September 2016

We shouldn’t lock up Brits who fight ISIS – we should celebrate them

The madness of arresting Britons who sign up with the Kurds.

13 September 2016

Syria: a war for nothing

The Syria Truce is a desperate attempt to restore the pre-2011 set-up.