[haw-info] some reading (plus a Jon Stewart tape) on Syria
Critiques of the White House rationale regarding poison gas:
"To Some, US Case for Syria Gas Attack, Strike Has Too Many Holes"
By Hannah Allam and Mark Seibel, McClatchy.com, posted September 2
"How Intelligence Was Twisted to Support an Attack on Syria"
By Gareth Porter, TruthOut.org, posted September 3
"Eight Arguments Against Going to War with Syria"
By Stephen Zunes, TruthOut.org, posted September 4
"Could U.S. Military Action Turn Syrian Civil War into a 'Widespread Regional War'?"
Interview with Fawaz Gerges, Democracy Now transcript, posted September 3
"Caveman Credibility and Its Costs"
By David Swanson, War Is a Crime.org, posted September 2
"In Syria, It's a Case of All or Nothing"
By Patrick Cockburn, The Independent, posted September 1
"Possible Consequences of a U.S. Military Attack on Syria--Remembering the Marine Barracks Destruction in Beirut, 1983"
By Ann Wright, War Is a Crime.org, posted August 31
"Christians in Middle East: U.S. Attack on Syria Would Be Detrimental"
By Sarah Pulliam Bailey, Religion News Service, posted September 4
"On Syria: The U.S. Is No Lone Ranger and Should Put That Six-Shooter Away"
By Juan Cole, Nation of Change, posted September 5
Aftermath of intervention in Libya:
"Lawlessnes and Ruin in Libya"
By Patrick Cockburn, CounterPunch.org, posted September 5
On the Serbia bombings of 1999 and present-day Syria
"Samantha Power: Liberal War Hawk and Second Rate Scholar"