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‘In a written enquiry he submitted to the Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni, Di Stefano said Syria has been facing a proxy war since 2011 by terrorists coming from 89 countries who have fomented widespread chaos and swelled the ranks of terrorist organizations, citing ISIS and al-Qaeda affiliate Jabhat al-Nusra amid documented evidence of logistical, financial and media support they receive from certain countries.

The Italian lawmaker said the Turkish intelligence is involved in facilitating cross-border infiltration of terrorists into Syria and aiding sales of oil that ISIS has stolen from Syria and Iraq for generating revenues.

Jordan, he added, plays a similar role by facilitating the entry of terrorists to Syria as Israel is treating terrorists who have been injured during battles with the Syrian army in its hospitals.’

Read more: Syria, A Proxy War, Terrorists Coming From 89 Countries. Italian Lawmaker Calls on His Government to Reestablish Diplomatic Ties with Syria

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‘The Australian Government is wrestling with a double game it has created by backing sectarian terrorists in Syria, encouraging the export of young Australians to these groups, then entering into a fake war against terrorism and ringing alarm bells over the threat of them returning home.

In the name of anti-terrorism Canberra has cancelled dozens of passports and, more recently, passed a law to strip citizenship from dual citizens believed to be involved with some of the armed groups plaguing Syria and Iraq. Since 2012 about 200 Australian citizens are thought to have joined these groups and several dozen have been killed.

Prime Minister Tony Abbott recently attacked the state-owned Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) for allowing Zaky Mallah, a notorious supporter of anti-Syrian Islamists, to speak on national television. Yet Mallah, who boasts of his close relations Australia’s domestic intelligence, has enjoyed substantial media attention in recent years.’

Read more: Australia’s Double Game on Terrorism

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‘Keen to help Washington in its all-out campaign for regime change in Syria, we can now see very clearly, exactly what lengths western intelligence services and their willful US media partners are were willing to go, using a completely contrived situation – to publicly demonize the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

Let’s be clear. We’re not just talking about mere spin here. Broadcast executives knowingly facilitated the concocting of a false narrative which just happened to fit perfectly into Washington’s foreign policy objectives at that very moment…’

Read more: Worse Than Williams: NBC, Richard Engel and Their Fake Syrian Kidnapping Story

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Video Rebel’s Blog

Survival is our greatest instinct. Men might conform their opinions to those of their associates and their superiors but they will not knowingly die to protect those who robbed them blind, killed their leaders and sent them to die in idiotic wars.

And that is the problem the leaders of the Pricks nations – otherwise known as NATO- face as they approach the Endgame of their war against the BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.) Clarification: NATO actually stands for Not Altogether Thought Out. Its membership includes nations already looking for the exits. Greece is talking to Russia. Turkey has agreed to build a Russian natural gas pipeline across their country to a terminal in Greece. Germany and France held talks directly with the Russians to solve the Ukraine crisis in defiance of the American Teleprompter Reader Barack Obama. When Tony Blair was Prime Minister, he discussed George W Bush with his Foreign Secretary Robin Cook. They concluded that Bush was not the real President of the United States. The same can be said of Barack Obama.  

The key to surviving the Pricks Vs BRICS Wars for those of us in NATO nations is to make sure everyone knows that none of the people they vote for actually have anything to do with running their countries. The United States handed over its Sovereignty to the owners of the privately held Federal Reserve Bank back during the Woodrow Wilson administration. The Sovereign issues your currency. In America the Sovereign is the Federal Reserve Bank. It charges us interest for the privilege of using the money they created out of nothing. The first meeting held by agents of the Rothschilds to write the Federal Reserve Act was held on November 22, 1910 in a private rail car across the river from Manhattan. That rail car was to take those men to Jekyll Island.

Exactly 53 years later on November 22, 1963, the Bankers together with Israel killed President Kennedy because he dared to assert Sovereignty for America.

The end of American Sovereignty ushered in many wars none of which were in the interests of the United States. Martin Luther King Jr was opposed to the Vietnam War and gave a  speech against it on April 4, 1967 at the Riverside Church in New York City. He had planned to go to Washington to stop the Vietnam War even if it took all summer. He was killed on April 4, 1968 under extremely suspicious circumstances. The federal government called up the Memphis police and fire departments and told them to send all black police officers and firemen in the area near Dr King home for the day.

At that time, J Edgar Hoover was the Director of the FBI and Lyndon Baines Johnson was the President. The latter was partially of Jewish descent. One of the reasons Johnson was made President was that Wall Street wanted the United States to go into the Vietnam War and to lose it. They wanted white Americans to become addicted to drugs. The Bankers launder a trillion dollars a year in illegal drugs and weapons. The other major consideration was that President Kennedy had demanded to inspect the Israeli nuclear works at Dimona. Prime Minister David Ben Gurion decided that Kennedy had to go.

The Pricks alliance (NATO) has been trying to get World War III started for several years. General Wesley Clark was told shortly after 911 that the US military was to invade 7 countries in 5 years. George Bush’s administration had told its allies that it was going to invade Afghanistan even before 911. Israel did 911 because they wanted Americans to be persuaded by the Jewish dominated media to sacrifice the lives of young Gentiles and spend trillions of dollars to kill those in the Mideast who would object to the genocide of the Palestinian people.

That list of 7 nations included Libya and Syria. Hillary Clinton is famous for saying, ‘We came, We saw, He died’ about the death of Qaddafi. Obama followed orders dictated by Richard Perle in his position paper A Clean Break: A New Strategy For Securing the Realm which he wrote in 1996 for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. It called for the raising of proxy armies to attack Syria over the issue of chemical weapons. A Clean Break had also called for the invasion of Iraq for the purposes of regime change. George Bush did that for Israel in 2003.

The Cheney-Bush administration tried to twice get World War III going. One was a plan to have Navy Seals disguised as Iranians attack a US ship in the Persian Gulf. The other was by the Georgian military who at the urging of the US and Israel attacked South Ossetia using artillery, tanks and rockets. They killed over 1,500 civilians in their initial August 8, 2008 assault. The Jewish controlled media reported this as an attack on Georgia by Russia. The President of Georgia had been installed by the George Soros led ‘Rose’ coup. He carved up Georgian for foreign interests and turned the country into a police state with the help of US and Israeli advisers. He was what we would call a Prick. He was willing to believe that he could attack Russia and survive.

Obama’s administration is run by a few men and three women: Valerie Jarrett, Susan Rice and Samantha Power. Jarret has the oldest and closest ties to Chicago where blacks and Irish run the city for the benefit of the Jews.

The Obama admin has been at war with BRICS for some time now. For the past several years the US has been funding proxy armies to kill Syrians. To date Obama’s terrorists killed 300,000 Syrians including 100,000 Christians. The Jewish owned press says this was the fault of President Assad who attacked his own people with chemical weapons. The UN says otherwise. Obama might be at odds with Netanyahu but he is doing the will of Israel by funding Al Qaeda and ISIS. Israel has been attacking Syrian positions as if they were Al Qaeda’s Air Force. America has been attacking Syrian infrastructure and dropping supplies into ISIS in Iraq.

The ground war is going badly in the Ukraine. The people have no incentive to kill Russian speaking civilians. The rebels have surrounded two Ukrainian armies and the people back home are resisting the draft.

The Obama administration at the urging of his military and his political advisers have refused to attack Iran. Iran has joined the Shanghai Cooperation Organization which makes them allies of Russia, China, India and Pakistan amongst others. As I have said before, Iran is manufacturing mach 3 missiles with advanced guidance systems and 600 to 650 kilogram warheads. They have thousands of small fast boats being armed with 200 kilometer range missiles. They have rocket artillery with 130 mile range and 1,300 pound warheads. And they are making start of the art drones which can fire missiles. The US military is not willing to directly confront Iran because they know their Persian Gulf fleet would be sunk and they would lose every military base within 2,000 kilometers of Iran.

The Pricks led coalition (meaning the US and Great Britain) are left with one option which is to simultaneously attack Syria and ISIS.

Two years ago the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Martin Dempsey, had to go to the White House at midnight to tell Obama that the military would rather mutiny than be Al Qaeda’s Air Force and Navy in his proposed attack on Syria that had been imminent.

Since then Al Qaeda of Iraq was rebranded by changing its name to ISIS. They were allowed to post videos and recruit new fighters on Facebook and Twitter. They were given a green-light to enter Iraq and seize the city of Mosul. The Pakistani police arrested a man  in December of 2014. He confessed that he had been paid $600 by Americans for every young man he could recruit to fight for ISIS in Syria.

Rita Katz of the Site Group has released many videos that are supposedly from ISIS. The Mossad appears to have some operational control over ISIS. Remember when Japan decided to support Palestinian statehood? Two Japanese men were soon afterward captured and executed. That was recorded on video. Remember when France decided to recognize Palestine? The next thing to happen was a massacre at the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris. The war in Syria has gone badly for ISIS so a rationale for using US troops has to be found to invade Iraq and Syria. All of a sudden ISIS attacks an Iraqi base with 300 US Marines 2 miles away. And a Jordanian pilot was burned alive. The video released by Rita Katz prodded the Jordanians into attacking ISIS with several bombing runs. The goal is to get Jordan to operate as a base for the Pricks alliance when they decide to launch a ground invasion of Syria.

The Pricks leadership trained, armed and funded ISIS. Now they want our military to go into ground combat against ISIS in Syria and Iraq. The Prime Minister of the UK is embroiled in a close election set in May and is unlikely to want anything to do with a war against Syria and ISIS. The plan would be to send in ground troops to attack the Syrian government and to turn over territory to the ‘moderate’ rebels. These would be the same ‘moderate’ who uploaded videos of them beheading Christians and committing random acts of cannibalism.

The Pricks leadership is downright silly. Iran could respond by sending a lot more troops into Iraq. Russia could respond by setting up a Naval base with Iran in Yemen. That nation borders Saudi Arabia, Oman and the Red Sea. Iran and Russia have other military options. The Pricks alliance has no options that make sense.

The people of the Pricks nations know that their leaders seek a war every time the economy goes south. Three million Americans starved to death in the Great Depression. We are in far worse shape today than then we have many more Unpayable Debts to cancel. We could easily lose 10 million Americans to starvation. The Pricks leadership would rather launch World War III than offer Debt Cancellation and a Debt Free currency like Lincoln’s Greenbacks.

The Pricks will soon realize they have no followers. No one to believe their lies and no one to follow their dictates. And more importantly no one willing to die in another of their senseless wars.

Survivors will need to do two things. Tell their friends and neighbors about this imminent economic collapse and that nasty habit of the Pricks to start wars every time the unemployment rate soars. The second thing is to prepare to live for 3 hard months with minimal outside help. It might take 90 days to get a new government up and running.

Note: The idea of a Pricks Vs BRICS conflict was not original to me.

https://vidrebel.wordpress.com/2015/02/15/surviving-the-pricks-vs-brics-wars/

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Despite numerous explanations that no boots-on-the-ground will be on-the-ground in Iraq in the war against Islamic State, it appears, as CNN reports, that the US military has moved Search-and-Rescue (S&R) assets to Northern Iraq as part of a “constant rebalancing” depending on the evolving airstrike-only mission.

Of course, as the ‘unnamed source’ was so quick to explain, this was in no way a response to threats from The UAE to pull out of the coalition unless S&R assets were placed in Iraq since, cynically speaking, the UAE demands are only the result of US demands that it demand it anyway.

However, as Bloomberg notes on the heels of selling 170 M-1 Abrams tanks to Iraq indirectly ‘stimulating’ the US economy (“middle-class economics” don’t forget)US allies are now withholding military power in an effort to get Obama to do more in Syria (which once again cynically-speaking – gives the President further excuse to provide billions in fresh military contracts to General Dynamics & Northrop Grummond) all in the name of peace, prosperity and the American way of life.

U.S. allies in the fight against Islamic State extremists are withholding military capabilities as leverage on President Barack Obama to do more in Syria, according to Bloomberg.

The tensions between the U.S. and two allies, the United Arab Emirates and Turkey, have become public as they have set conditions for some military cooperation.

At issue are calls from the U.A.E. for U.S. pilot-rescue teams to be positioned closer to the Syrian battleground, where they’d be primed for quicker action, and from Turkey to impose a protected safe zone in Syria. Their demands create problems for Obama, who officials have said is wary of drawing the U.S. more deeply into Syria’s turmoil.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-02-04/latest-us-invasion-iraq-begins-us-military-search-and-rescue-teams-arrive-northern-i

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The US led war against  the Islamic State is a big lie.

Going after ” Islamic terrorists”, carrying out a worldwide pre-emptive war to “Protect the American Homeland” are used to justify a military agenda.

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is a creation of US intelligence. Washington’s “Counter-terrorism Agenda” in Iraq and Syria consists in Supporting the Terrorists.  

The incursion of the Islamic State (IS) brigades into Iraq starting in June 2014 was part of a carefully planned military-intelligence operation supported covertly by the US, NATO and Israel.

The counter-terrorism mandate is a fiction. America is the Number One “State Sponsor of Terrorism” 

The Islamic State is protected by the US and its allies. If they had wanted to eliminate the Islamic State brigades, they could have “carpet” bombed their convoys of Toyota pickup trucks when they crossed the desert from Syria into Iraq in June. 

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The  Syro-Arabian Desert is open territory (see map below). With state of the art jet fighter aircraft (F15, F22 Raptor, CF-18) it would have been  -from a military standpoint-  a rapid and expedient surgical operation  

In this article, we address 26 concepts which refute the big lie.  Portrayed by the media as a humanitarian undertaking, this large scale military operation directed against Syria and Iraq has resulted in countless civilian deaths.

It could not have been undertaken without the unbending support of  the Western media which has upheld Obama’s initiative as a counter-terrorism operation.  

THE HISTORICAL ORIGINS OF AL QAEDA

1. The US has supported Al Qaeda and its affiliated organizations for almost half a century since the heyday of the Soviet Afghan war. 

2. CIA training camps were set up in Pakistan.  In the ten year period from 1982 to 1992, some 35,000 jihadists from 43 Islamic countries were recruited by the CIA to fight in the Afghan jihad.

“Advertisements, paid for from CIA funds, were placed in newspapers and newsletters around the world offering inducements and motivations to join the Jihad.”

3. Since the Reagan Administration, Washington has supported the Islamic terror network.

Ronald Reagan called the terrorists “freedom fighters”. The US supplied weapons to the Islamic brigades.  It was all for “a good cause”: fighting the Soviet Union and regime change, leading to the demise of a secular government in Afghanistan.

Ronald Reagan meets Afghan Mujahideen Commanders at the White House in 1985 (Reagan Archives)

4. Jihadist textbooks  were  published by the University of Nebraska. “. “The United States spent millions of dollars to supply Afghan schoolchildren with textbooks filled with violent images and militant Islamic teachings”

5. Osama bin Laden, America’s bogyman and founder of Al Qaeda was recruited by the CIA in 1979 at the very outset of the US sponsored jihadist war against Afghanistan . He was 22 years old and was trained in a CIA sponsored guerilla training camp.

Al Qaeda was not behind the 9/11 Attacks. September 11, 2001 provided a justification for waging a war against Afghanistan on the grounds that Afghanistan was a state sponsor of terrorism, supportive of Al Qaeda. The 9/11 attacks were instrumental in the formulation of the “Global War on Terrorism”.

THE ISLAMIC STATE (ISIL)

6. The Islamic State (ISIL) was originally an Al Qaeda affiliated entity created by US intelligence with the support of Britain’s MI6, Israel’s Mossad, Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) and Saudi Arabia’s General Intelligence Presidency (GIP), Ri’āsat Al-Istikhbārāt Al-’Āmah ( رئاسة الاستخبارات العامة‎).

China unlikely to join Obama's anti-ISIS coalition: Report

7. The ISIL brigades were involved in the US-NATO supported insurgency in Syria directed against the government of  Bashar al Assad.

8.  NATO and the Turkish High Command were responsible for the recruitment of ISIL and Al Nusrah mercenaries from the outset of the Syrian insurgency in March 2011. According to Israeli intelligence sources, this initiative consisted in:

“a campaign to enlist thousands of Muslim volunteers in Middle East countries and the Muslim world to fight alongside the Syrian rebels. The Turkish army would house these volunteers, train them and secure their passage into Syria. (DEBKAfile, NATO to give rebels anti-tank weapons, August 14, 2011.)

9.There are Western Special Forces and Western intelligence operatives within the ranks of the ISIL. British Special Forces and MI6 have been involved in training jihadist rebels in Syria.

10. Western military specialists on contract to the Pentagon have trained the terrorists in the use of chemical weapons.

“The United States and some European allies are using defense contractors to train Syrian rebels on how to secure chemical weapons stockpiles in Syria, a senior U.S. official and several senior diplomats told CNN Sunday. ( CNN Report, December 9, 2012)

11. The ISIL’s practice of beheadings is part of the US sponsored terrorist training programs implemented in Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

12. Recruited by America’s ally, a large number of ISIL mercenaries are convicted criminals released from Saudi prisons on condition they join the ISIL. Saudi death row inmates were recruited to join the terror brigades. 

13. Israel  has supported  the ISIL and Al Nusrah brigades out of the Golan Heights.

Jihadist fighters have met Israeli IDF officers as well as Prime Minister Netanyahu. The IDF top brass tacitly acknowledges that “global jihad elements inside Syria” [ISIL and Al Nusrah] are supported by Israel. See  image below:

“Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defence Minister Moshe Ya’alon next to a wounded mercenary, Israeli military field hospital at the occupied Golan Heights’ border with Syria, 18 February 2014″

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SYRIA AND IRAQ

14 The ISIL are the foot soldiers  of the Western military alliance. Their unspoken mandate is to wreck havoc and destruction in Syria and Iraq, acting on behalf of their US sponsors.

15. US Senator John McCain has met up with jihadist terrorist leaders in Syria. (see picture right)

16  The Islamic State (IS) militia, which is currently the alleged target of  a US-NATO bombing campaign under a “counter-terrorism” mandate, continues to be supported covertly by the US.  Washington and its allies continue to provide military aid to the Islamic State.

17. US and allied bombings are not targeting the ISIL, they are bombing the economic infrastructure of Iraq and Syria including factories and oil refineries.

18.  The IS caliphate project is part of a longstanding US foreign policy agenda to carve up Iraq and Syria into separate territories: A Sunni Islamist Caliphate, an Arab Shia Republic, a Republic of Kurdistan.

THE GLOBAL WAR ON TERRORISM (GWOT)

19. “The Global War on Terrorism” (GWOT) is presented as a “Clash of Civilizations”, a war between competing values and religions, when in reality it is an outright war of conquest, guided by strategic and economic objectives.

20 U.S. sponsored Al Qaeda terror brigades (covertly supported by Western intelligence) have been deployed in Mali, Niger, Nigeria, the Central African Republic, Somalia and Yemen.

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America’s “War on Terrorism” By Mchel Chossudovsky

These various affiliated Al Qaeda entities in the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa  and Asia are CIA sponsored “intelligence assets”. They are used by Washington to wreck havoc,  create internal conflicts and destabilize sovereign countries.

21 Boko Haram in Nigeria, Al Shabab in Somalia, the Libya Islamic Fighting Group (LIFG) (supported by NATO in 2011),  Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM),  Jemaah Islamiah (JI) in Indonesia,  among other Al Qaeda affiliated groups are supported covertly by Western intelligence.

22. The US is also supporting Al Qaeda affiliated terrorist organizations in the Xinjiang Uighur autonomous region of China. The underlying objective is to trigger political instability in Western China.

Chinese jihadists are reported to have received “terrorist training” from the Islamic State “in order to conduct attacks in China”. The declared objective of these Chinese-based jihadist entities (which serves the interests of the US)  is to establish a Islamic caliphate extending into Western China.  (Michel Chossudovsky, America’s War on Terrorism, Global Research, Montreal, 2005, Chapter 2).

HOMEGROWN TERRORISTS

23 The Terrorists R Us:  While the US is the unspoken architect of the Islamic State,  Obama’s holy mandate is to protect America against ISIL attacks.

24 The homegrown terrorist threat is a fabrication.  It is promoted by Western governments and the media with a view to repealing civil liberties and installing a police state. The terror attacks by alleged jihadists and terror warnings are invariably staged events. They are used to create an atmosphere of fear and intimidation.

In turn, the arrests, trials and sentences of “Islamic terrorists” sustain the legitimacy of America’s Homeland Security State and law enforcement apparatus, which has become increasingly militarized.

The ultimate objective is to instill in the minds of millions of Americans that the enemy is real and the U.S. Administration will protect the lives of its citizens.

25.  The “counter-terrorism” campaign against the Islamic State has contributed to the demonization of Muslims, who in the eyes of Western public opinion are increasingly  associated with the jihadists.

26  Anybody who dares to question the validity of the “Global War on Terrorism” is branded a terrorist and subjected to the anti-terrorist laws.

The ultimate objective of the “Global War on Terrorism” is to subdue the citizens, totally depoliticize social life in America, prevent people from thinking and conceptualizing, from analyzing facts and challenging the legitimacy of the inquisitorial social order which rules America.

The Obama Administration has imposed a diabolical consensus with the support of its allies, not to mention the complicit role of the United Nations Security Council.  The Western media has embraced the consensus; it has described the Islamic State as an independent entity, an outside enemy which threatens the Western World.

The Big Lie has become the Truth. 

Say no to the “Big Lie”. Spread the message.

The truth is ultimately a powerful weapon.

http://www.globalresearch.ca/twenty-six-things-about-the-islamic-state-isil-that-obama-does-not-want-you-to-know-about/5414735

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Al-Qaeda merges with Isis at Syria-Iraq border town

[Al-CIAduh merged with I-CIA-SIS? That’s very good news for the US taxpayer, as now their bosses at Langley only need to manage one payroll.]

13 Nov 2014 Al-Qaeda’s ‘Syrian offshoot’ has issued a loyalty pledge to Isis at a remote town on the Iraqi border, a monitor said. The merger is significant as it opens the way for Isis to take control of both sides of the border at Albu Kamal in Syria and al-Qaim in Iraq, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Isis – which aspires to create an Islamic state that straddles Iraq and Syria [to get the US mired in the Middle East to steal the oil once and for all] – has spearheaded an lightening jihadist offensive that has captured swathes of territory north and west of Baghdad this month. After months of clashes between the two sides, al-Qaeda’s official Syrian arm the al-Nusra Front “pledged loyalty to Isis” in Albu Kamal, said Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman.

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Reports say five “nuclear engineers” have been assassinated by unknown assailants near a research center in the north part of the Syrian capital.

The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attack was carried out on Sunday near the Barzeh neighborhood of Damascus.

It says all of them were shot dead when their bus was ambushed on the way to the research center.

Syrian officials have made no comments on the incident.

In a similar incident in July last year, six people working at the same center were killed in a mortar attack carried out by anti-government militants.

Syria has been gripped by deadly violence since 2011. Western powers and some of their regional allies – especially Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Turkey – are reportedly supporting the militants operating in Syria.

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein has said that more than 200,000 people have died in the Syrian conflict since its outset in March 2011.

 

http://www.presstv.ir/detail/2014/11/10/385422/5-nuclear-engineers-killed-in-syria/

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Prepare for war. Where? Syria, Iraq, Russia, Iran, China, anywhere and everywhere.

Warmonger in chief, senator John McCain wants troops in Syria, arms for Ukraine, an examination of “China’s continued encroachment in the south China Sea”, and an investigation into warming relations with Iran.

McCain is set to take over as head of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Expect the other party of war, the Democrats, to cooperate. On Wednesday, Obama Asked Congress to Authorize Islamic State War.

After insisting for months that he has all the authority he needs to launch the airstrikes already under way against the radical Sunni group, Obama reversed course and called for a new authorization for the use of military force a day after his party lost control of the Senate.

“The world needs to know we are united behind this effort and the men and women of our military deserve our clear and unified support,” Obama said yesterday at a White House news conference.

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold hearings on the U.S. role in Iraq and Syria beginning next week, Senator Robert Menendez, the panel’s chairman, said in a statement.

The New Jersey Democrat has said a congressional authorization should be “appropriate in scope and duration to meet the threat and sustain the fight” without having an “indefinite duration.”

Obama has approved airstrikes against the extremists who have seized swaths of Iraq and Syria, and he’s deployed U.S. military teams to assess and advise the Iraqi military.

The administration has said it’s carrying out the offensive under the use-of-force authorization Congress approved after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, as well as under his constitutional powers as commander in chief.

Read more at http://globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com/#q5DvyX1LBL2yHmuT.99

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The facade of the new US-led campaign to ‘degrade and destroy’ ISIS/ISIL in Syria is quickly shaping-up as a bad joke.

For nearly three years now, 21WIRE has been reporting on how Washington and London, along with the GCC feudal kings, have been busy plotting, planning, funding and doing destabilization in Syria (view our Syria Archives here). Instead, what the public have is a steady stream of tired lies regarding the real US-UK-Turkey-GCC axis motivations in Syria.

If you truly want to know how ISIS came to infest Syria (or Iraq for that matter) just ask Hillary Clinton about her little project called, ‘Friends of Syria’ which ran from 2011-2013. Funny how she jumped ship from her Secretary of State position just months before the West nearly declared war against Damascus in September 2013. Under Hillary’s nurturing care, al-Qaeda, al-Nusra and ISIS – were somehow funded, manned, armed and encouraged to run wild through Syria because the Great and the Good thought they’d help to displace the regime of Syria’s maligned leaderBashar al-Assad.

Few in mainstream media or politics cared to listen – until now. Finally, they are beginning to catch up on the harsh reality of the global imperium’s latest Middle East Mongolian Barbecue.

Granted, both Right and Left will bomb away – no matter what the public think. But each wing of the Establishment has its own unique style of chaos. Sadly, they are still clinging to tired old 20th century political mythologies…

When Neoconservatives go to war, it’s “bomb now, ask questions later”. Fine, take it or leave it. It’s easy to follow, and does what it says on the can. But when liberals get the itch to bomb, things quickly get super-complicated with doublespeak and newspeak, because a liberal, or left-wing Administration in the US just can’t be perceived as drifting to the right (which Democrats have done). That ‘warmonger’ parking space in Washington is traditionally reserved for Republicans and the right-wing.

It’s the kind, gentler, ‘more thoughtful war’. Call it beating around the bush, or just being sneaky, but that’s what happens when Liberals Go to War.

To preserve the Right-Left polarity in the US, the US media normally go to unusual lengths to obscure any obvious geopolitical play, disguising it as a ‘humanitarian’ effort, as the Washington invokes the ‘Right to Protect’ (RTP) moral clause as political cover, which is nothing more thanManifest Destiny in drag. The reason for this is elementary: in America, a Democratic White House cannot risk awakening their Occupy or Code Pink street mobs as to the true nature of their warmongering. That’s why the left needs to twist it.

So, at great pains, President Obama, the man who claims to have slain Osama bin Laden, made an awkward ‘right turn’ by declaring the ISIS Campaign as a grandiose ‘anti-terror operation’ and not a liberal-style humanitarian intervention. “The only language killers like this understand, is the language of force”, said Obama at the UN. For his legal out, Obama could not go so far as to qualify it as a war. On top of all that, Washington is still sticking by their pledge to “arm and train the moderate rebels in Syria”, while most experts are now admitting there are no ‘moderate rebels’. They will also tell you that building a new desert army will not accomplish anything other than lead to emergence of a another new Islamic terror gang sprouting out of the West’s latest paramilitary death squad. No surprise then that the White House and its Sorority State State Department are now tripping over their shoe laces over their non-committal commitment to “stop ISIS in Syria”.

You know the levies of lies are breaking when traditionally left-leaning outlets like Counter Punch start publishing insightful and truthful pieces like this article (As ISIS Slaughters Kurds in Kobani, the U.S. Bombs Syrian Grain Silos) – a damning indictment of Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John McCain’s bloodbath in Syria. The political fragmentation in the US is serious – even Vice President Joe Biden is distancing himself from his colleagues’ ugly ISIS mess.

The short-sighted failure of Washington agents of change is now laid bare for the whole world to see…

http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-syrian-lie-what-happens-when-liberals-go-to-war/5407677

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Compulsory reading for anyone who is wants to understand all the angles and experience some additional depth in understanding regarding the West’s rush to destablise, and ultimately destroy the nation-state of Syria over the last two years.

Or, if you are unable to think beyond the one dimensional narrative which is currently being reinforced on an hourly basis it seems through your government and corporate-owned media mouthpieces – then look away now and go back to sleep. American political leaders are currently relying on a high level of disinterest and ignorance about Syria, in order to achieve their geopolitical and economic goals.

If you are able to see beyond the mainstream propaganda of the latest “humanitarian crisis” (a crisis created and advanced by Western and Gulf States Saudi and Qatari support of the armed rebels and various mercenary and terrorist groups imported into Syria over the last two years) – then you’ll certainly get something out of this comprehensive essay. Author Bruno’s language is bit laddish at times with his own charm, but keep an open mind…

http://21stcenturywire.com/2013/09/03/cest-masterplan-surreal-sadistic-syrian-subterfuge/

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At least two civilian workers were killed after missiles launched in a US airstrike targeting an ISIS-controlled region in Syria struck grain silos, according to a human rights group.

The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights believes aircraft may have mistaken the mills and grain storage areas in the northern Syrian town of Manbij for an Islamic State base.

The US-led coalition has been targeting towns and villages in northern and eastern Syria controlled by the Islamic State group since last week.

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‘The US fanfare surrounding Washington’s bombing raid over Syria was immense. WIth all the hype, you’d have thought that it was a new Pearl Harbor.

With a risk of popping President Obama and the US State Department’s bubble, we need to ask: did the US bomb a load of empty buildings in Syria on Tuesday?’

Read more: US Bombed ‘Empty Buildings’ in Airstrikes on ISIS in Syria

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U.S. bombing Syria

–US Airstrikes Under Way in Syria

22 Sept 2014 The United States launched airstrikes in Syria against ISIS targets, sources tell NBC News. The U.S. military plans to strike up to 20 targets — logistics, fuel and weapons depots; training sites; troop encampments; command and control sites; and headquarters for the Sunni fighters. The U.S. military will deploy manned and unmanned air assets, including F-22s, B-1 bombers, F-16s, F-15s and F/A-18s. The aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush is at the ready in the Persian Gulf, and the USS Arleigh Burke, a guided missile destroyer that fires Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles (TLAMs), is in the Red Sea. (NBC, wires)

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