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Syria: US wants to topple Assad, not ISIS

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It was only two years ago that western governments were looking for excuses to go in and invade Syria in order to topple the former eye doctor and now President, Bashar al-Assad. Obama sought congress approval to go in and take out Syrian army forces but was rejected. Whilst the UK parliament voted 285 to …

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US demanded Greece close airspace to Russian humanitarian aid for Syria

Russian aid for Syria

The government in Athens has refused a demand by the United States to close its airspace to Russian aircraft ferrying what it describes as humanitarian aid to Syria. “On Saturday, U.S. Embassy [in Athens] appealed to the Greek government with a request to prohibit the flights of Russian aircraft in the FIR …

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US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria have killed 459 civilians

US airstrike Syria civilians dead

U.S. airstrikes targeting ISIS in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an independent monitoring group said Monday. The report by Airwars, a project aimed at tracking the international airstrikes targeting the extremists, said it believed 57 specific strikes killed civilians …

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Propaganda: US claims Assad is helping ISIS

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Officials representing the U.S. Embassy Syria Twitter account accused the Syrian government of aiding ISIS in the takeover of Aleppo this week, a major shift in narrative following the publication of declassified Pentagon documents showing clear Western support for jihadist elements in the country. According to embassy representatives, Syrian President …

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NBC knowingly lied to try start a war with Syria

Richard Engel NBC

An NBC News journalist is involved in a harrowing scene of battlefield danger. The journalist’s first-person story serves as the dominant narrative for years—but it turns out to be wrong, very wrong. Sound familiar? This isn’t the Brian Williams scandal. It’s worse: the story of the December 2012 kidnapping and …

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ISIS authorized to call in US airstrikes in Syria

American B-1B bomber Syria

The Obama administration is preparing to equip the so-called “moderate” Syrian rebels with the ability to order U.S. air strikes despite the group’s admitted allegiance to the Islamic State. Members of the Free Syrian Army (FSA) will be provided with radios to call in strikes from American B-1B bombers as …

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Who will profit from the wars in Iraq and Syria?

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If there’s one thing we should have learned over the past 13 years of war, it’s that war is good business for those in the business of war. Unfortunately, while profits for the Pentagon’s contractors increase, so does the cost to taxpayers in billions in waste, fraud, and abuse. As …

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US ambassador to UN admits the plan is to overthrow Assad

Samantha Power Obama

Editor’s note: the UK and US governments failed to get public and parliament/congress approval for war with Syria earlier this year with the chemical attacks which later turned out to be a false flag. So now they rebranded al qaeda to ISIS and are using it as the excuse to go inside Syria without approval …

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Assad calls for US to stop funding and arming ISIS

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad

The fight against terrorism must begin by placing more pressure on those countries which are supporting and financing insurgents in Syria and Iraq, Syrian President Bashar Assad said while speaking with an Iraqi security official in Damascus. Assad’s comments were made during a Tuesday meeting with Iraq’s national security adviser, …

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US airstrikes in sovereign Syria an excuse to get at Assad

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President Barack Obama on Wednesday outlined his plan to authorize broader US military involvement for hunting down the fighters of the notorious Islamic State jihadist group in Iraq, Syria and “wherever they exist.” In a public address to the American people, President Obama announced that the US will “conduct a systematic …

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Hollywood promotes propaganda about The White Helmets in Syria

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I actually forced myself to watch the documentary The White Helmets, which is available on Netflix. It is 40 minutes long, is of high quality cinematographically speaking, and tells a very convincing tale that was promoted as “the story of real-life heroes and impossible hope.” It is overall a very …

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Rubicon: Trump administration crosses a Red Line in Syria

Rubicon Trump administration red line Syria

By Dr Leon Tressell Last week the American military fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the Syrian Shayat airforce base. President Trump ordered this in retaliation for the chemical weapons attack on the rebel held town of Khan Sheikhun. Without producing any evidence the Trump administration and its NATO allies …

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CIA ignored rise of ISIS in Syria, goal was to remove Assad

CIA backed Syrian rebel

The Free Syrian Army’s ‘spy chief’ told Le Monde his agents had been gathering intelligence from within Islamic State’s ranks since its emergence, but the CIA largely ignored data that could have helped suppress the terror group from the outset. The Free Syrian Army’s spymaster, codenamed “M”, in an exclusive to Le Monde, told …

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American Foreign Policy: CIA-backed rebels are fighting Pentagon-backed rebels

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CIA-backed Islamic rebels are fighting against Pentagon-backed Kurish rebels in Syria. Buzzfeed notes: Officials with Syrian rebel battalions that receive covert backing from one arm of the U.S. government told BuzzFeed News that they recently began fighting rival rebels supported by another arm of the U.S. government. The infighting between American proxies is the …

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Obama approves $800m funding for terrorist groups in Syria and Ukraine

Obama signing NDAA

President Barack Obama has signed the Pentagon funding bill giving $800 million in aid to both “moderate rebels” in Syria and the Kiev regime. Obama also vowed to work around provisions blocking the closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention camp. Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2015 …

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