Through their (in)direct support of Assad, the Stop the War Coalition blindly ignore Russia’s own imperialistic goals in the region and prove themselves anything but anti-war.
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Russia’s opposition to military action in Syria is partly the result of it feeling deceived over the UN vote to intervene in Libya two years ago, argues Tom London.
Britain’s view of President Assad has transformed over the years, but the West still hasn’t learnt lessons about supporting dictators around the world.
President Obama is pursuing a course of military action against Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria. Here is a round-up of the debate over intervention in Syria.
The Syria debate shows that since the Iraq War politicians and the public have become less inclined to accept the word of those in authority.
Welcoming Syrian refugees to Britain would go some way to dissipating the idea that yesterday was all about politicking, rather than the lives of innocent people in a warzone.
Future historians studying Britain’s decline and retreat from global responsibility and relevance may view Miliband as a pivotal figure.
For days, weeks, if not months ahead the reasons why David Cameron lost last night’s vote on Syria will be chewed over by everyone from academics to those at the Dog and Duck meeting for a Friday night pint.
As the Labour Party announces this morning that it will not be supporting the government’s motion in the Commons today on their approach to the on-going crisis in Syria, the position of the smaller parties could be vital to deciding the outcome today.
So where do they stand?
If military action against Assad is morally justified then that surely must be the case regardless of whether or not it is ‘legal’.