- Moral outrage within certain influential quarters about the latest happenings in Syria might be enough to fool some of the public, but let the record show that this fake outrage runs skin deep and is extremely selective.
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Colin Todhunter, Countercurrents.org
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26 August, 2013 | And here we go again. In Syria, things were getting desperate for Washington. It needed a major made-for-TV, cross-the-red-line incident involving chemical weapons. Unsurprisingly, by hook or by crook – probably crook (1) – it got it. The BBC, British Foreign Secretary William Hague and a multitude of other media outlets and politicians now clamour, or at least strongly imply the need, for direct military action to bolster the illegal ‘indirect’ military intervention from the West and its allies that has already been taking place for a long time.
The story being peddled goes that the (axis of) evil Syrian regime has used a ‘weapon of mass destruction’ to help win a war it was already winning, thereby incurring the wrath of the US. Strange logic indeed.
When It Comes to Syria, You Can Count On It That... Rob Kall, OpEdNews
8/27/2013 | There are so many things wrong with the way Syria will be handled. And sadly, we can be just about certain, in advance, that these will all happen.
Syria: Another Western War Crime In The Making, Paul Craig Roberts, OpEdNews
8/26/2013 | The face that the West presents to the world is the brazen face of a liar.
4 of the Most Awful Arguments for Attacking Syria Made So Far, Alex Kane, AlterNet
There’s no shortage of commentators itching for a U.S. attack on Syria.