What is happening in Eastern Ghouta?
With the Syrian army’s new operation towards Eastern Ghouta, supported by Russia, another media campaign has been launched, a similar of which was employed for Aleppo before. Images and “information” obtained from “activists” who move in concert with around 10 thousand militants from different groups in Eastern Ghouta are being utilised in international media to make an impression that the war is “between the people of Eastern Ghouta and the Assad regime.” The aim of the intended international pressure is to cause the militarily powerful Damascus administration to step back
In Syria, the Real Siege Is by Western Criminal Powers
In more than seven years of war in Syria, we have seen many times how Western governments and news media shamelessly invert reality.
The same was seen this week over the grim fighting around Eastern Ghouta, the suburb near the capital, Damascus, where 400,000 people are said to be trapped.
But who is trapping who?
Ghouta is the most important battle for Syria and Russia: what next?
Eastern Ghouta seems to be a turning point and a most strategic fight for both Moscow and Damascus. Many reasons motivated this alliance to control it and take it away from the jihadists and rebels. On the other hand, such determination implies similar willpower in the opposite camp led by the US and its allies to prevent Ghouta from being liberated. This is the struggle between the two camps: one is determined to regain control of Ghouta and head towards the end of the war in Syria, and the other is equally determined to keep the war going.