Look who’s talking! Syria embraces Putin as US pulls out (Full show)

Russian President Vladimir Putin met his Syrian counterpart Bashar Assad on Monday in a surprise meeting in which both leaders criticized the US and Turkey for keeping forces deployed in Syria despite no approval from the internationally recognized Syrian government. Two decades were too much for Washington in its struggle to invade and reshape Afghanistan. So how has it managed to stay in Syria’s oil fields? … Read More >Look who’s talking! Syria embraces Putin as US pulls out (Full show)

US Threatens Arab States With Sanctions If They Choose to Normalize Ties With Syria – Report

According to a senior US official, Washington is not happy with the absence of a “major change in behavior” of President Assad. This is in fact not surprising, since the primary goal of the United States’s (illegal) presence in the country was to overthrow Assad and install a government in favor of Washington. … Read More >US Threatens Arab States With Sanctions If They Choose to Normalize Ties With Syria – Report

Is the Palestinian struggle moving back to armed resistance? (Yasser Arafat’s nephew Dr. Nasser Al-Kidwa & Daniel Levy)

On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to Dr. Yasser Al-Kidwa, the nephew of the late leader of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation Yasser Arafat. He discusses the presidential election next door in Syria which saw Bashar Al-Assad re-elected for another 7-year term, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s visit to Ramallah to meet with Mahmoud Abbas, perceptions that the Palestinian Authority and ruling elite are out of touch for still pursuing negotiations with the United States … Read More >Is the Palestinian struggle moving back to armed resistance? (Yasser Arafat’s nephew Dr. Nasser Al-Kidwa & Daniel Levy)

Bashar Assad’s political adviser on Syrian presidential election, Israeli attacks on Syria, reconstruction efforts

On this episode of Going Underground, we speak to the political adviser of Syrian President Bashar Assad, Bouthaina Shaaban. She discusses the presidential elections being held in Syria for the first time since 2014, accusations by NATO countries that the elections are a farce, the presence of international observers from Russia, China, India, Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua and other nations … Read More >Bashar Assad’s political adviser on Syrian presidential election, Israeli attacks on Syria, reconstruction efforts