As the conflict in Syria continues, the civilian casualties keep piling up

As previously reported, the conflict in Syria is continuing between Western deemed moderate and fundamentalist Sunni Islamic opposition groups against Syrian government forces and allied militias including fundamentalist Shi'a Islamic groups. Areas throughout Syria have seen continued fighting after the cessation of hostilities agreement came into force. Southern Aleppo in particular has seen an upsurge…Read more As the conflict in Syria continues, the civilian casualties keep piling up

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US president Barack Obama still maintains the moderate opposition narrative

In a recent BBC interview on the 24 April 2016, US President Barack Obama said: 'I do believe that we can apply international pressure to all the parties, including Russia and Iran, who essentially are propping up Assad, as well as those moderate opposition that exist and may be fighting inside of Syria to sit…Read more US president Barack Obama still maintains the moderate opposition narrative

Syria is back on its downward spiral despite cessation of hostilities agreement

Coalitions of fundamentalist Sunni Islamic and western deemed moderate groups continue fighting in North Western, Western, Southern and Eastern Syria against IS (and its allied groups / tribes), Syrian government forces, allied militias including fundamentalist Shi'a groups, Syrian volunteer groups, Iranian forces, Russian forces and the Lebanese Hezbollah. These areas include, but are not limited…Read more Syria is back on its downward spiral despite cessation of hostilities agreement

NGO’s on the ground in Syria tell UK MP David Davis that NO groups exist among the opposition that the West can describe as moderate

As The WIDER View has reported from it's inception, despite a deceitful ongoing narrative by Western politicians and main stream media news outlets to their respective public, no groups exist among the opposition in Syria that the West can describe as moderate. BBC The Andrew Marr Show (17 Apr 2016): (Fast forward to 26 minutes…Read more NGO’s on the ground in Syria tell UK MP David Davis that NO groups exist among the opposition that the West can describe as moderate

Chaos in the middle east, and us

The constant hypocrisy of confused and contradictory Western foreign policies have had a massive impact on the middle east. The main drivers of these contradictions and hypocrisies are predominantly two fold, energy supply and the spread of ideology. First, morale and legal arguments made to justify conflict, proxy support and intervention while at the same…Read more Chaos in the middle east, and us

Despite John Kerry’s claims that al Qaeda is ‘neutralized’ as an effective fighting force, al Qaeda continue to grow

As previously reported on The WIDER View on the 21 November 2015, John Kerry claimed that al Qaeda’s top leadership has been ‘neutralized’ as an effective force. He said this despite US and Afghan forces having to attack and dismantle, according to US Army Gen. John F. Campbell, 'probably the largest' al Qaeda training camp found…Read more Despite John Kerry’s claims that al Qaeda is ‘neutralized’ as an effective fighting force, al Qaeda continue to grow