Monday, 5 December 2016

War chest: UK arms giants return to profit after 2 year o'hell


https://www.rt.com/uk/369250-arms-firm-shares-soar/

British arms companies bucked the downward sales trend in 2015, amid signs there could soon be a major upsurge in demand for military equipment.

Sunday, 4 December 2016

Will 2017 see end of US neocons’ promotion of chaos theory?

https://www.rt.com/op-edge/369104-aleppo-un-humanitarian-aid/

For 25 years, from Afghanistan to Syria, we’ve seen the chaos promoted by Washington neocons. Trump will hopefully be an assertive defender of US interests rather than an assertive meddler, says Oxford Crisis Research Institute Director Mark Almond.

Saturday, 3 December 2016

'Backing rebels made Syria's suffering worse. West should accept regime change has failed, and the war must now end'

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/syria-bashar-al-assad-putin-russia-syrian-forces-aleppo-win-victory-west-should-be-ashamed-a7450336.html

Maybe this is just my imagination. But I have the impression that, even as some of the most significant developments since the start of the conflict are gathering pace in Syria, the West in general – but the UK most particularly – is choosing to look the other way.