Monthly Archives: February 2012

The persecution of Judge Garzon

By Saul Landau On September 11, 1973 (28 years before the World Trade Center-Pentagon attack), General Augusto Pinochet, leading a gang of treasonous officers, ordered Chilean air force jets to fire missiles at the Presidential Palace. By the end of the day Pinochet had seized power in a bloody, U.S.-backed coup against the elected socialist […]

The Syrian dilemma The Syrian dilemma

By Saul Landau How to evaluate events in Syria and what to do? Syria borders on Turkey (north), Iraq (east), the Mediterranean (west), Lebanon (south and west), Israel (Golan Heights) and Jordan (south). Unlike the “humanitarian” intervention in Libya – now edging toward chaos – outside fiddling with Syrian destiny will have great costs Syria’s […]