Day: May 20, 2016

A last-minute Kerry decision

May 19,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – George S. Hishmeh Once again, Israel has managed to escape scrutiny thanks to a last-minute American intervention from Secretary of State John Kerry. His ploy was that the date of the meeting suggested by France was not convenient to him. For many weeks, French President […]

The Syrians had no chance…

Meeting an injured soldier in the Syrian army before a heavy night of shelling Robert Fisk @indyvoices Thursday 19 May 2016 Lebanon, 21 July 1989 Private Yahia Saloum of the Syrian army sat on the stairs of my apartment block, his head in his hands, a large bandage strapped to his […]