Tag Archive for Syria

Refugees and Turkey

Lord Hylton

Refugees and Turkey The whole world is grateful to Turkey for taking in a very large number of Syrians. It has provided health care for many, while allowing some to work for their living, and perhaps one-third of the children attend school. On the other hand, if things are as good as the Turkish ambassador…

“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…