You are hereBlogs / bartolo's blog / Syria News - Mar 19

Syria News - Mar 19

By bartolo - Posted on 18 March 2013



Kerry says US won't stand in way of France, Britain or anyone else arming Syria's rebels - Fox News

Congress to weigh legislation to arm Syrian rebel fighters, Top House Dem To Move On Bill - The Hill's Global Affairs

Top US general urges caution on Syria options, says that US has very opaque understanding of the opposition - Reuters

An internal rift at the NSC on Syria? - Foreign Policy

UK Pulling out Special Forces from Afghanistan to Help Rebels in Syria - Daily Star Sunday

French minister to visit Turkey for talks on defense ties, Syria - todayszaman

Fundamental rift growing inside Syria opposition: German spy chief - PressTV

Russia strengthens its presence in Mediterranean Sea - Voice of Russia

Syria crisis is tipping Iraq into civil war, says minister - The Times

VIDEO: Croatian Weapons Arrive In Homs - Brown Moses Blog


Syrian opposition elects interim prime minister - Boston Herald

Assad: We Negotiate under Our Conditions, Battle in our Favor -

Assad sends letter to Zuma, asks BRICS ‘to intervene’ in Syria crisis - Yahoo! News South Africa

President of South Africa: We, Along with BRICS, will Spare No Effort to Implement Geneva Statement - Real Syria Updates

Pro-Assad group hacks HRW website, Twitter page -

Asma Assad has NOT fled Syria: rare public appearance dispels rumours she was abroad and several months pregnant - Mail Online

VIDEO: Asma Assad Makes Rare Appearance - Yahoo! News


Syrian warplanes strike Lebanese territory, a smuggling zone for weapons and personnel destined for opposition forces -

Israel to ask Obama to use air strikes in case of Syrian missile transfer to  Hezbollah -

Key Lebanese export route through Syria to remain shut: Rebels- THE DAILY STAR

Tensions High in Lebanon After Assault on Sunni Clerics - ABC News


Muslim Brotherhood Chief: Kurds Should Join Fight Against Assad Regime - Rudaw

Syria Kurds will seize control of Qamishlo: website - Mesopotamische Gesellschaft


To contact Bartolo email



Speaking Events



March 24, Boone, NC.


March 25, Asheville, NC
Battery Park Apartments, 1 Battle Square, rooftop room, noon - 2 p.m.
Sign up on FB.


War Is A Lie: Second Edition
Published April 5, 2016
Tour begins here:

April 11, Washington, DC, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Busboys and Poets at 5th and K Streets.
Sign up on FB.


April 12, Baltimore, MD, 7:30 p.m. at Red Emma's.
Sign up on FB.


April 14, Bellingham, WA, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship.
Sign up on FB.


April 15, Seattle, WA
Town Hall Seattle
1119 Eighth Ave (8th and Seneca) 
Seattle, WA 98101
Sign up on FB.


April 16 Portland, OR


April 24, Oneonta, NY at Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta.
5:30 discussion with students.
7:00 talk and Q&A with everyone.
Sign up on FB.


May 28, San Francisco, CA
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., David Swanson interviewed by Daniel Ellsberg, at San Francisco Main Public Library, 100 Larkin Street.
Sign up on FB.

May 28, Marin County, CA
4 to 6 p.m., David Swanson in conversation with Norman Solomon, at Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA
Sign up on FB.

May 29, Oakland, CA
3 to 4 p.m., David Swanson interviewed by Cindy Sheehan, at Diesel: A Bookstore, 5433 College Avenue at Kales (near Manila), Oakland, CA
Sign up on FB.

May 29, Berkeley, CA
7:30 to 9 p.m., David Swanson and Cindy Sheehan at Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, sponsored by the Social Justice Committee and Cynthia Papermaster, 1606 Bonita Ave. (at Cedar), Berkeley, CA
Sign up on FB.

May 30, Fresno, CA
2 to 4 p.m., David Swanson and Cindy Sheehan at a Peace Fresno event


June 11 St. Paul, MN, 6 p.m. at Macalester Plymouth Church Social Hall 1658 Lincoln, St. Paul, MN.
Sign up on FB.


June 12 Minneapolis, MN, 9 and 11 a.m. at St. Joan's 4533 3rd Ave So, Minneapolis, MN, plus peace pole dedication at 2 p.m.
Sign up on FB.


Other Events Here.


Support This Site


Get free books and gear when you become a supporter.



Speaking Truth to Empire


Families United


Ray McGovern


Financial supporters of this site can choose to be listed here.

Buy Books

Get Gear

The log-in box below is only for bloggers. Nobody else will be able to log in because we have not figured out how to stop voluminous spam ruining the site. If you would like us to have the resources to figure that out please donate. If you would like to receive occasional emails please sign up. If you would like to be a blogger here please send your resume.
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Enter the characters shown in the image.