Preparations for regional war By Thierry Meyssan

9 September 2013 — Voltaire Network

Both the United States and France are busy with preparations for the bombing of Syria, although such action corresponds to no strategic objective for either state. Russia and the Axis of Resistance are therefore preparing their riposte. The major difficulty consists in transforming this agression into a regional war while avoiding the Third, (and final?) World War. Whatever happens, if they engage in war, the Western world will have to deal with a long and wide-ranging conflict like nothing they’ve experienced since Vietnam.

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Western rationality By Thierry Meyssan

8 September 2013 — Voltaire Network

You liked the Gulf of Tonkin incident and the Vietnam War, the Kuwaiti incubators and the first Gulf War, the Racak massacre and the war in Kosovo, Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction and the second Gulf War and the threats to Benghazi and the Libyan war? You will just love the gassing of civilians in Ghouta and the bombing of Syria.

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Sarin gas is as volatile as Washington’s promises by Thierry Meyssan

16 June 2013 — Voltaire Network

Did Syria or did she not use sarin gas against its armed opposition? After haunting newspaper columns, the question found a positive answer in Paris, London and Washington. The red line has apparently been crossed. War may therefore be imminent. In reality, this media game comes too late. In terms of international law, Syria is not a signatory to the chemical weapons Convention and may use them freely. Moreover, inventing that Damascus has used weapons of mass destruction is a perfectly futile ploy, considering that the war is nearing an end.

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The Cypriot Pawn By Thierry Meyssan

25 March 2013Voltaire Network

Washington was quick to use the financial crisis in Cyprus to implement a strategy for capturing capital described three weeks ago in these columns [1]. With the help of the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, US comprador Christine Lagarde, the American leadership challenged the inviolability of private property in the European Union and attempted to confiscate a tenth of bank deposits, supposedly to bail out the Cypriot national bank affected by the Greek crisis.

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The NATO Economy, the solution to the U.S. crisis? By Thierry Meyssan

3 March 2013 — Voltaire Network 

During his annual State of the Union address, President Barack Obama unilaterally announced the opening of negotiations for a Transatlantic Global Trade and Investment Partnership with the European Union (12 February). A few hours later, the scoop was confirmed by a joint statement from the U.S. President and the Presidents of the European Council, Herman van Rompuy and European Commission, José Manuel Barroso.

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US-NATO Sponsored “Free Syrian Army” is Falling Apart. Government Forces Have the Upper Hand By Thierry Meyssan

2 January, 2013 — Voltairenet.org

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While the French press persists in announcing the “imminent fall” of Syria and the “flight of Bashar al-Assad,” the reality on the ground has turned around completely. Even though chaos is plaguing most of the territory, the “liberated zones” have melted like snow in the sun. Deprived of its anchor points, the FSA has been left with no prospects in sight, while Washington and Moscow are poised to blow the whistle to end the game.

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The West and the Glorification of Terrorism By Thierry Meyssan

3 August, 2012 — Voltaire Network

The U.N. Security Council met shortly after the July 18 attack that decapitated the command of the Syrian security forces. The two sessions that followed addressed the Resolution proposals submitted by the Western powers and Russia. It was incumbent upon the Council to condemn terrorist action on principle, as it does in all similar circumstances. The practice is to unanimously adopt a declaration and have it read by the sitting president of the Council, in this case the Columbian, Nestor Osorio. Protocol dictates that he present his condolences to the member state under attack.

The battle of Damascus has begun By Thierry Meyssan

24 July 2012Global Research – Voltaire Network

Western and Gulf powers have launched the largest secret war operation since the Contra war in Nicaragua. 

The Battle of Damascus is not intended to topple President Bashar al-Assad, but to fracture the Syrian Army to better ensure the domination of Israel and the U.S. over the Middle East. While the city is bracing for a new assault by foreign mercenaries, Thierry Meyssan takes stock of the situation. Continue reading

Video: ‘Confessional war the only way to divide Syrians’ — RT

27 December 2011 — ‘Confessional war the only way to divide Syrians’ — RT

Claims that armed extremists are fighting in Syria are backed by some foreign journalists working on the ground. Independent journalist Thierry Meyssan tells RT how efforts by some forces to turn the conflict into a full-scale civil war are failing.

­‘It began with some armed groups entering the country, making troubles, trying to create Islamic emirates on the border with Jordan. These people recruit others to form bigger fighting groups and now they are entering in co-ordination with political opposition. And you know, in this country, there is a long history of opposition between the Baas Party and the Muslim Brotherhood. So, now there is an alliance between the Muslim Brothers and these armed groups coming from abroad,’ he explained. ‘These groups can go everywhere, because now they have some support inside the population.’

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Video: Lizzy Phelan's site still closed – Voltairenet online-again – More Censorship due to Libyan Situation?

24 August 2011 — Waterput

UPDATE August 24, 2011 – 20:16 Libyan Time: Thierry Meyssan’s website is on-line again. Why was the site taken off the air during the release of journalists? Possibly to protect themselves? Lizzie Phelan’s website is still off-line. If anyone can explain, please don’t hesitate to do so. Take a look at (10) to see a youtube video from someone who shared our worries.

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Video: Lizzy Phelan’s site still closed – Voltairenet online-again – More Censorship due to Libyan Situation?

24 August 2011 — Waterput

UPDATE August 24, 2011 – 20:16 Libyan Time: Thierry Meyssan’s website is on-line again. Why was the site taken off the air during the release of journalists? Possibly to protect themselves? Lizzie Phelan’s website is still off-line. If anyone can explain, please don’t hesitate to do so. Take a look at (10) to see a youtube video from someone who shared our worries.

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Global Research: NATO’s Bloody War of Aggression in Libya Selected Articles

22 August 2011 — Global Research

NATO attacks in Libya have escalated to unprecedented levels and mainstream news reports are rife with disinformation. Here’s what’s been falling through the cracks of corporate media this past week:

“War propaganda has entered a new phase, involving the coordinated action of satellite TV stations. CNN, France24, the BBC and Al Jazeera have become instruments of disinformation used to demonize governments and justify armed aggressions. These practices are illegal under international law and the impunity of the perpetrators must be stopped.” — Thierry Meyssan, Journalists who engage in war propaganda must be held accountable Continue reading

“Operation Mermaid Dawn”: NATO carnage in Tripoli By Thierry Meyssan

21 August 2011 — Voltaire Net

From Tripoli, Thierry Meyssan reports on the carnage he has witnessed. Article posted on Monday, at 0:35 AM.

On Saturday, 20 August 2011, at 8:00 PM, that is to say just after the Iftar, the breaking of the Ramadan fast, the Atlantic Alliance launched “Operation Mermaid.”

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The Plan to Destabilize Syria By Thierry Meyssan

23 June 2011 — Global ResearchVoltaire Network – 2011-06-19

The efforts to overthrow the Syrian government have a lot in common with what has been undertaken in Libya. However, the results are substantially different owing to each country’s social and political background. The project to break up these two States simultaneously was initially brought up by John Bolton on 6 May 2002 when he was serving as Undersecretary of State in the Bush administration. It’s implementation by the Obama administration nine years down the line – in the context of the Arab Awakening – is not without problems.

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Anti-Gaddafi plot conceived in Paris – Voltaire Network

24 March 2011 — RT

Thierry Meyssan, a political analyst and founder of the international NGO Voltaire Network, claimed in an interview with RT that the French and British had been preparing the operation in Libya since November 2010, and that the stakes were high.

­‘Sarkozy was in big trouble with [the Libyan leader Muammar] Gaddafi because he [Gaddafi] cancelled a huge contract they signed together four years ago for Rafael fighters and a lot of nuclear [power] plants,’ Meyssan said.

The situation turned against Gaddafi when his ex-chief of protocol, Nouri Massoud El-Mesmari, defected in October and went to Paris. Continue reading