US Military

“US has committed crimes against humanity and genocide in Syria” interview with Scott Bennett

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator   The US military occupation of the oil fields in north east Syria came under attack recently, and there were some who said it could foreshadow a US military withdrawal.  However, the violence ceased, and the US supported Kurdish separatists are continuing to hide under the Pentagon’s wings. The […]

US project to split Syria up is entering a new phase in Suwayda

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Thousands of Druze in Suwayda, in the southwest of Syria near Jordan, have been protesting inflation and economic woes facing all of Syria because of US-EU sanctions, and the economic collapse after the long armed conflict. But, recently, they are calling for regime change, and the US is supporting […]

Kurds battle with Arab tribes in eastern Syria

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator A power struggle in the eastern Syrian desert might end with the US withdrawal from Syria, as the occupation allies battle each other for power and lucrative energy resources. On August 27, Ahmed al-Khubail, the commander of the Deir ez-Zor Military Council (DZMC), was lured to Hasakah by the […]

The US deepens Lebanese suffering

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Lebanon’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdallah Bou Habib, shocked the UN on August 25 in New York by rejecting the proposal that is being forced upon Lebanon by the United States Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield. In a surprise act of national defiance, and rejection at being dictated to by Washington, […]

“Israel commits massive ethnic cleansing in Palestine, while building more illegal settlements” interview with Fra Hughes

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator   The current government ruling Israel is the most far-right Jewish extremist in history. Senior members in power have been asking for the forced deportation of Palestinians, in a frightening echo of the Nakba of 1948, when three-fourths of the Palestinian population was expelled in a massive ethnic cleansing […]

“The IMF may demand Lebanon normalize with Israel” interview with Alberto Garcia Watson

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Lebanon is a failed state economically, politically, and socially. Very little movement has occurred to help Lebanon recover from the depths of hopelessness.  Steven Sahiounie of MidEastDiscourse interviewed Alberto García Watson, a Beirut based expert in the Middle East, terrorism and Islamic radicalism as well as a television correspondent. […]

Syria and its allies try to drive out the US occupation forces

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator The battlefields in Syria lie silent, the US-NATO attack for regime change failed. But, in the northeast the conflict continues between the US occupation forces and those who are trying to oust them. Syria, Russia and their allies have a strategic plan to free the area of terrorists and […]

Turkey plans to annex Aleppo

Steven Sahiounie, journalist and political commentator Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has announced his plan to return Syrian refugees in Turkey to Aleppo. For many years he has proposed a plan to create a safe zone, or de-escalation zone specifically developed to hold the millions of Syrian refugees living in Turkey. The Erdogan plan, dubbed […]