Beijing Explores Initiatives for Reconstruction of Syria

Integrating Syria and all of South-West Asia into China’s New Silk Road policy to provide a solid basis for reconciliation and economic reconstruction, while stemming the flow of refugees, has been promoted for years now by the international Schiller Institute. In Sept. 2015, Helga Zepp-LaRouche herself laid out such an approach in a speech she delivered at an international symposium held in Chongqing, China, sponsored by the Chongqing Research Institute for International Strategies.Hier   weiterlesen

Rebuild the Middle East and North Africa under the “MERCI” Plan

Dr. Patrick Ho, Deputy Chairman and Secretary General of the China Energy Fund Committee, has proposed a major initiative to identify ways to integrate into the Belt and Road Initiative the reconstruction of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. The proposal, called MERCI (Middle East Reconstruction Initiative) was presented at two major international conferences in early July.Hier   weiterlesen

Major Impetus from Beijing to Promote Reconstruction of Syria

The China-Arab Exchange Association sponsored a forum in Beijing on July 9 on the reconstruction and development of Syria. Such an approach is precisely what EIR and the Schiller Institute have long promoted as the only way to bring the various factions together (excluding terrorists and jihadists) around the perspective of a hopeful future for all, putting aside all partisan and petty power games.Hier   weiterlesen

Seymour Hersh Investigation Shows No Proof of Use of Chemical Weapons by Assad Regime in Khan Sheikhoun

Renowned American investigative reporter Seymour Hersh carried out a meticulous investigation into the cruise missile strike against Syria’s Shayrat airbase ordered by President Trump on April 6, in retaliation for the alleged chemical weapons attack in Khan Sheikhoun, Syria, which was reported to have killed over 70 people, and injured more than 550, many of them civilians. The jihadist forces and their allies in that town claimed the attack with chemical weapons had been ordered by President Assad, a claim massively spread by international media and on the basis of which Trump ordered the cruise missile attack.Hier   weiterlesen

Efforts to Sabotage the First Person to Person Meeting between Presidents Trump and Putin

As it now stands, it appears that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin intend to hold their first meeting on the sidelines of the July 7-8 G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. But opposition to such a meeting is reportedly exceedingly strong not only among the trans-Atlantic Establishment elite, but also within the Trump Administration itself.Hier   weiterlesen

Ted Postol: White House Report Contains No Evidence as to Who Is Responsible for Gas Attack in Syria

Professor Theodore Postol, professor emeritus of science, technology, and national security policy at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, issued a 14-page document on April 11, refuting the 4-page “dossier” issued by the White House the day before, which supposedly proved that the government of Bashar al Assad was responsible for the April 4 chemical weapons attack in Khan Shaykhun, Syria..Hier   weiterlesen

Jacques Cheminade Received by Lebanese President Michel Aoun, Makes Powerful Intervention for Peace in the Middle East

On April 7th, just hours after Donald Trump had ordered an attack on the Syrian base of Al Shayrat, French Presidential candidate Jacques Cheminade met with Lebanese President Michel Aoun at the Baabda presidential palace, to discuss about “peace through development” for the whole region. Christine Bierre, in charge of this region for Cheminade’s movement, also attended the meeting.Hier   weiterlesen