While most of his reporting is in Arabic for Alrai Media based in Kuwait, he does a lot of geopolitical analysis in English via his blog.
The recent White House claim that Syria is preparing a chemical attack against civilians, “including innocent children” (which is remarkably specific!), is beyond bizarre. The administration seems to be using intelligence (though it’s doubtful there’s real intel involved at all) as a kind of public crystal ball to give itself carte blanche authority and justification to attack the Syrian government.
But what’s behind it all? Elijah Magnier has compiled a cheat sheet of sorts based on a fuller blog entry which can be found here. Magnier considers the following essential and obvious questions: