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“Inside Syria” by Reese Erlich

Lord Hylton

Prometheus Books – Amherst – NY  pub 2014 – ISBN: 978-1-61614-948-2235 pages + Appendices, Chronology, Notes on Sources, and Index The author is an American journalist, who grew up in California as a politically active student, from a Jewish family, who protested against the Vietnam War. He gives a useful background on Syria since the…

Syria – I am giving below the text of letters from me to the Foreign Office Ministers, and to the US Embassy in London

Lord Hylton

To Baroness Warsi: (28.08.13) You are personally in a better positioin than most Ministers to foresee the possible unintended consequences of missile or other air-strikes.  These could be very serious throughout the whole Arab and Muslim world.  From being something of a pariah, Assad could be transformed into a noble victim. It is worth recalling…

What right have we to bomb or invade?

Lord Berkeley

I cannot be at the Lords debate today on Syria, but came across this list of countries the USA have bombed since the Second World War. China 1945-46 Korea 1950-53 China 1950-53 Guatemala 1954 Indonesia 1958 Cuba 1959-60 Guatemala 1960 Belgian Congo 1964 Guatemala 1964 Dominican Republic 1965-66 Peru 1965 Laos 1964-73 Vietnam 1961-73 Cambodia…