Washington, London, and Paris – the three capitals of the Empire – are today effectively ungoverned, shutdown, tottering on the brink of collapse or under siege by their own people.
France and Germany will meet Russia and Turkey this October for a four-way summit on Syria, a potentially groundbreaking gathering that could finally see key EU states working together with local players to end the war.
As the US is reviewing funding aimed at helping war-ravaged Syria rebuild, it’s not neglecting the White Helmets – a controversial militant-linked group instrumental to the media campaign against Assad and Russia.
The French Navy had to use a backup warship to fire three cruise missiles at Syria after a planned barrage failed to launch. The airborne missiles had issues, too, with at least one of the ten failing to fire properly.
France’s Emmanuel Macron said he considers himself an equal to Russia’s Vladimir Putin and that the strike on Syria was meant to show he was “part of this,” journalists who interviewed the French leader have revealed.
The Kremlin had warned Washington that Russia would fend off any strike that jeopardized its servicemen in Syria. The West respected that red line by giving advance notice of Saturday’s attack, just as it did a year ago when it struck a Syrian air base.
France’s President Emmanuel Macron says he has “proof” that the Syrian government attacked the town of Douma with chemical weapons last weekend. He didn’t show his Crystal Ball though.
Theresa May has been warned by MPs not to ignore Parliament when joining with Donald Trump in his expected military action in Syria, following an alleged chemical attack that reportedly killed dozens.
Police in France have been hunting for possible accomplices to an Algerian Muslim whose plan to attack churches was foiled when his arsenal of weapons was uncovered purely by chance.
Syria: Damascus claims it has proof rebels used chemical weapons – US, UK and France don’t care, will attack anyway.
The Syrian government has proof that rebel fighters used chemical weapons against civilians, foreign minister Walid al-Muallim said in Damascus on Tuesday.