Tariq Ali, The vassals revolt

http://www.lrb.co.uk/blog/2013/08/30/tariq-ali/the-vassals-revolt/

US prepares unilateral strike in Syria

http://www.democracynow.org/2013/8/30/us_prepares_to_strike_syria_over

Gareth Porter In rush to strike Syria, US tried to derail UN probe

http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/08/28/in-rush-to-strike-syria-u-s-tried-to-derail-u-n-probe/

Tariq Ali, On intervening in Syria

http://www.lrb.co.uk/blog/2013/08/28/tariq-ali/on-intervening-in-syria/