Tag Archives: Bashar al-Assad

Syrien: Fakta, inte önsketänkande, leder oss rätt hur Assadregimen och IS skall hanteras

Utrikespolitiska institutets medarbetare Per Jönsson hävdar in sin slutreplik på svt.se att jag klamrar mig fast vid en ståndpunkt om inbördeskriget i Syrien som var aktuell och relevant för tre-fyra år sedan – att Assadregimen är anledningen till inbördeskriget i … Continue reading

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Syria: Assad rejects transition plan for Syria

In an interview with Iran’s channel 4, published on the SANA homepage to coincide with the result of the Action Group of Syria’s transition plan Bashar al-Assad, among other, rejected the solution agreed upon.  The plan agreed upon by China, … Continue reading

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Syria: In the Shadow of Hama

One day after President Bashar al-Assad signed the decree abolishing 48 years of emergency rule the regime escalated the conflict. After the Friday-prayer on April 22 security forces attack in cities around Syria killing some 80 – 100 people. The … Continue reading

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Lebanon: The Special Tribunal for Lebanon will soon add alot of spice to an already hot dish

According to information made available to the Daily Star, the Special Tribunal for Lebanon is set to hand down indictments next week, 3-4 July, on the assassination of former Lebanese PM Rafik Hariri, and possibly as well of those people … Continue reading

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Syria: hoodwinked – was the ‘resignation’ of Syrian ambassador Lamia Chakkour a set-up/provocation of France 24?

The supporting facts are as follows: France 24 routines: According to France 24 prior to the interview of Lamia Chakkour on the ‘Debate’ show France 24 contacted the Syrian Embassy’s press section. After France 24 had informed the Embassy of … Continue reading

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Syria: Syria’s ambassador to France Lamia Chakkour denies resignation to French channel BFM

In an interview standing in front of a portrait of President Bashar al-Assad Syria’s ambassador to France, Lamia Chakkour denied having spoken to France 24 and reiterated what had been said to Syrian State TV and Al Arabiya, that she … Continue reading

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Syria: Syria’s ambassador to France Lamia Chakkour tenders her resignation

Minutes ago Syria’s ambassador to France, Lamia Chakkour, tendered her resignation on the air, on France 24. She read a pre-prepared statement – she was proud of the army but could longer support the violence by the Assad regime against … Continue reading

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