The Syrian Conflict: The Lies of our Government and Corporate Media

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By Richard Nogueira, Global Research, August 31, 2013

The lies that our government and corporate media are telling us could end up costing the lives of millions of innocent civilians once again.

  The U.S.-Iraq War as precedent:

The U.S.-Iraq War was an illegal invasion based on lies that killed over a million innocent Iraqi people.

The real purpose was to control Iraqi natural resources (both oil resources and strategic regional geography), for globalist exploitation – so that corporations like JPMorgan Chase, CitiBank, Goldman Sachs, Halliburton, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, ExxonMobil, BP, Shell Oil Company, etc., etc., could enrich themselves to even greater heights.

This reality is both an egregiously immoral and unethical event as well as a violent horror that has destroyed millions of lives and left a country, Iraq, in shambles and at even greater mercy to the evil globalist forces that do not care about humanity, but base all their values on profit over people.

It is good to remember a little of the actual history here as well, since lack of this type of knowledge is part what makes the public at large so susceptible to government and corporate media lies, shaping what is politically viable by the establishment of disinformation.

Firstly, we need to remember that in general most of the Middle East as most of the rest of the developing world during the 20th century was under European and American colonization – essentially brutal standards that denied indigenous people their basic rights.

Part of that story is how Saddam Hussein came to power in Iraq. The CIA had hired him when he was in his early twenties to assassinate Qasim, a reformist leader that led a rebellion against the British puppet monarchy that was used to oppress the Iraqi people.

Saddam Hussein’s assassination attempt failed and he was whisked to safely by back-up CIA forces to hide in Egypt for two years, until continued efforts to kill Qasim were finally successful.

Once returned to Iraq, Saddam Hussein was set-up, again by the CIA, as head of Iraqi Intelligence. During this time the CIA taught him everything he was to learn to become a brutal murderous dictator. During that time, under his command (under the tutelage of the CIA), Iraqi society was purged of many different types of Iraqi citizens (constitutionalists, socialists, communists, democrats, etc.), that wanted to create a fairer society that allowed for more democratic participation.

“Purged” is of course a euphemism for murdered. It is difficult to know exactly how many, but at least hundreds of thousands of innocent people Iraqis were “purged”.

Over time The CIA found other uses for Saddam Hussien. One recently confirmed project was to supply him with chemical weapons of mass destruct (Sarin Gas) to be used against our “enemies” – the Iranians.

Ironically The Iranians were unhappy with the U.S. because America had previously done the same thing to Iran (Operation Ajax) – deposing a democratically elected moderate reformist (Mohammad Mosaddegh) with the reinstated Shah of Iran. The Shah then went on to torture and kill his own citizens to make sure his country was open to globalist exploitation – for sure, he was personally well compensated.

In 1980 there was a revolution in Iran, a hostage taking at the American Embassy – the Iranians were ready to kill Americans because they felt just in wanting a society free of American colonial rule.

So, Iranian Revolution against U.S. oppression, Saddam Hussein was employed with the task of gassing the Iranian Army, and the U.S. was more than just passingly complicit. (Saddam also had the idea to gas Iraqi Kurds who were independently fighting his dictatorial rule on his domestic front.)

The problem was that even Saddam Hussein became tired of U.S. oppression. The war he had been instigated to press against Iran left Iraq bankrupt and he started to flex his military muscles to express that Iraq wanted to be free from the oppression of U.S. Empire.

Big mistake on his part. Once you join this criminal gang of globalists and do a lot of their dirty work you are not allowed to then just walk away from them. The result of his rebellion was that he went from being a “public darling” of the U.S. (doing all the globalists dirtiest work of political purging) to suddenly being a “terrorist” – he became a threat to corporate profit centers.

Back to center stage today; Iraq’s neighbor, Syria and its President Bashar Assad:

While Assad may not be someone you and I might vote for, the U.S. has no business, no right, deposing him just because he does not play ball with our murderous globalists.

Plus, as independent forces in the Middle East, Syria is understandably now aligned with Iran, which continues to be the perverse target of U.S. aggressions. As Prof. Chossudovsky has said, “the road to Teheran goes through Damascus.”

The current insurgents that make up the Syrian opposition are 95% non-Syrian, in fact many al Qaeda groups are present and fighting Assad. (The al Qaeda were themselves originally organized and funded by the CIA. They were Mujahedeen fighters in Afghanistan were brought together, fanaticized, militarized even further, and trained to be the terrorists we are supposed to be at war with today.

On Thursday evening, 29 August 2013, President Obama, addressed the latest conflict-flares in Syria, paving the road to military attacks on Syria, again based on lies and disinformation, but also, inadvertently, admitting to the total illogic of America’s desire for war with Syria to depose President Bashar Assad.

The President actually said that the greatest threat to America stems from the fact that Syrian stores of chemical weapons might fall into the hands of the Syrian-opposition fighters, who are known to be terrorist that have attacked the U.S. in the past! – namely, al Qaeda.

It is hard to understand that the total absurd illogic to all of this is supposed to convince the American people to actually go along with this agenda – but it could! And, it could because of how the greater body of information in general is handled by corporate media.

The greater body of corporate propaganda never honestly questions that Assad’s military forces committed the recent and previous Sarin gas attacks in this conflict, but the most likely candidates, just as a matter of first consideration, for who may have used these weapons of mass destruction are in fact the oppositional al Qaeda forces that the U.S. is supporting!

Now President Obama is worried that Syrian opposition forces (al-Qaeda) if they get hold of Syria’s stores of chemical weapons will use them against us – it’s actually the only part of his analysis that makes any sense at all.

So what does Obama want to do? He wants to weaken the Assad regime, with all the risk that implies!!! Is this treason?

Meanwhile, in balance, U.S. foreign policy does not have any great problems with the atrocities that Saudi Arabia, Israel, Bahrain, and other client states are engaged in domestically or abroad.

I can imagine the bombing starting against Syria from the naval vessels that have been dispatched to the region, and the probable follow-up with ground troops.

One thinks of Nazi Germany and Poland. …

– See more at: http://www.globalresearch.ca/the-syrian-conflict-the-lies-of-our-government-and-corporate-media/5347403#sthash.wAGzljx6.dpuf

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