War as Way to Cover Evidence that West Used Chemical Weapons By Alexander MEZYAEV

30 August 2013 — Strategic Culture Foundation

The United States announced its plans to strike Syria pretty soon. Moscow reacted immediately. The Russia Ministry of Foreign Affairs statement was very resolute. «All of this makes one recall the events that happened 10 years ago, when, using false information about Iraqis having weapons of mass destruction, the US bypassed the United Nations and started a scheme whose consequences are well known to everyone», the Ministry said in a web-posted statement. Continue reading

UK Has No Case For War On Syria

29 August 2013 — Moon of Alabama

[I was in the middle of putting together a piece on the UK’s obscene lust for war when MofA put this up. Thanks MofA. WB]

The British government is trying to construct a case to allow itself to attack Syria. To this purpose the British Joint Intelligence Organisations issued a two page paper on Syria: Reported Chemical Weapon Use (pdf). The paper cites the amount of propaganda Youtube videos of a certain incident as supporting “evidence”: Continue reading

Syria: Obama’s pretext for war? By Phil Greaves

27 August 2013 — nothemsmdotcom

It seems many have forgotten the last two and a half years of western sabre-rattling and covert military aggression against the Syrian state. It is worth reiterating that without the vast amount of military, financial, and diplomatic largesse the west and their regional clients have thrown at the “revolutionary rebels” in Syria – who have now beyond doubt been exposed as sectarian extremists, lead and dominated by Al Qaeda ideologues – the violent insurgency in Syria would have been defeated long ago by the Syrian army.

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Video: UK Column Live Aug 28th: How British MPs Are Being Manipulated into War

29 August 2013 — 21st Century Wire

This episode was broadcast at 1pm UK on August 28th. After this broadcast, UK Labour opposition appears to have thrown a spanner in David Cameron’s engine of war, changing today’s Commons debate and war vote from a slam dunk to a slightly longer, drawn out affair, as Cameron has opted to drop today’s vote on military intervention altogether. Expect more jockeying and manipulation to unfold as the UK, US and France attempt to turn Syria into the next Libya…

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