Declares War on Syria
August 27, 2014 "ICH"
Islamic State is the pretext. Syria is the
target. At issue is regime change.
replacing its sovereign independence with
pro-Western stooge governance. It's wanting
unchallenged regional control.
wanting Big Oil exploiting its resources. It's
wanting Iran isolated. It's aiding Israel's
Greater Middle East agenda.
making the world safe for war profiteers. It's
about colonizing nations.
advancing America's imperium. It's about carving
up whole continents belligerently. It's doing so
for dominance and profits.
justifying might over right. It's about
destroying nations to save them.
calling imperial exploitation economic
development. It's about glorifying war in the
name of peace.
nothing to do with democratic values. It's not
about humanitarian intervention or
responsibility to protect.
expanding Obama's Iraq aggression cross-border.
It's violating core international law.
may attack another except in self-defense. None
may do so without Security Council
exists. Obama added more crimes to his rap
sheet. He's a war criminal multiple times over.
uses the Islamic State, Al Qaeda and other
extremist groups as both allies and enemies. It
does so in different war theaters. At times
headlines reflect what's likely. Obama
authorized surveillance flights over Syria. He
did it lawlessly.
another country's air space without permission
is illegal. Doing it as likely precursor for
airstrikes reveals Obama's real intention.
and possibly U2 spy plane (surveillance) flights
are a significant step toward direct American
military action in Syria…"
"Administration officials said the United States
did not intend to notify the Assad government of
the planned flights."
Pentagon is drafting military options…" On
Monday, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki
justified unilateral US action, saying:
American lives are at stake, when we're talking
about defending our own interests, we're not
looking for the approval of the Syrian regime."
not going to be restricted by borders…And
certainly we would not view (confronting the
Islamic State in Syria) as being on (its) side
just because there is a common enemy."
so-called "common enemy" has been Washington's
ally throughout many months of conflict. Regime
change remains official policy.
won't work jointly with Syria against the
Islamic State. According to deputy national
security advisor Benjamin Rhodes:
"It is not
the case that the enemy of my enemy is my
friend. Joining forces with Assad would
essentially permanently alienate the Sunni
population in both Syria and Iraq…"
House press secretary Josh Earnest said "entire
wings" of the Pentagon are "dedicated to making
sure the president has a range of plans and
options that they can present to him when - if
and when necessary.
of cross pressures (are in play) here. There's
no doubt about that."
policy as it relates to pursuing American
interests in this region of the world are
actually really clear, that we want to make sure
that we are safeguarding American personnel."
Official US policy prioritizes regional
dominance. It's resource control. It's
eliminating independent governments.
replacing them with pro-Western ones. It's
waging wars of aggression to do it.
ravaging and destroying one nation after
another. It's America's dark side writ large.
nothing to do with "safeguarding American
personnel" or protecting national security.
everything to do with advancing Washington's
falsely claimed Obama has constitutional
authority to violate another nation's air space
or territory to protect US citizens or
authority exists. Or international law
Tuesday, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem
said his government "is prepared to cooperate
and coordinate on the regional and international
levels to combat terrorism as per Security
Council resolution no. 2170 within the framework
of respecting Syria's sovereignty and
15, 2014, SC Resolution 2170 was unanimously
adopted. It "condemn(s) gross, widespread abuse
of human rights by extremist groups in Iraq
on Member States to take national measures to
prevent fighters from traveling from their soil
to join (terrorist) groups…"
expressed readiness to consider putting on the
sanctions list those who facilitated the
recruitment and travel of foreign fighters."
unexplained Washington's direct responsibility.
That rogue NATO partners, Israel, Saudi Arabia,
other Gulf states and Jordan share it.
correctly called "any violation of Syrian
sovereignty (by) any party (an act) of
same time, he welcomed all countries willing to
fight terrorism in Syria cooperatively with the
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Moscow
supports Syrian and Iraqi efforts against
Islamic State terrorists.
claims a unilateral right to operate
extrajudicially. To target any country for any
reason. To violate international law
said "each military effort cannot be granted
without the consent of the country concerned."
be fully prepared to work together and
coordinate efforts with the countries which came
under direct terrorist threats, and here I
particularly mean Iraq and Syria, which we will
be helping to consolidate their capabilities
against armed terrorism."
stand firmly for all anti-terrorism operations
to be conducted in agreement with the country
concerned and in full respect to its
House declined comment on its strategy.
According to National Security Council
spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden:
going to comment on intelligence or operational
issues. As we've been saying, we'll use all the
tools at our disposal when it comes to the
protection of our people."
officials said US policy doesn't make Syria an
editors headlined "The Obama administration must
put boots on the ground to stop the Islamic
calls it an "evil" that must "be destroyed.
Chuck Hagel says it's "as sophisticated and
well-funded as any groups that we have seen."
Chiefs Chairman General Martin Dempsey says it
"will have to be defeated" by attacking it cross
border in Syria.
Unexplained is US support for Islamic State
fighters and likeminded extremist groups. It's
been US policy throughout three and a half years
of Obama's proxy war on Syria.
includes importing death squad killers from
dozens of countries. It's about funding, arming,
training and directing them.
them to pursue regime change. It's doing so
without Security Council or congressional
without popular support. It's at a time when the
vast majority of Americans want peace, not war.
popular needs addressed. They want long
neglected social justice.
what they've long been denied. They want what
they won't get.
the latest in a long line of warrior presidents.
Permanent war is official US policy. So is
waging it preemptively.
law principles don't matter. Or democratic
values. Advancing America's imperium is
longstanding official policy.
of lost lives are a small price to pay. So is
unspeakable human misery. America's so-called
war on terror is a war of terror.
extrajudicially. It does so against largely
defenseless populations. Direct US intervention
against Syria appears likely. War on humanity