The Unz Review: An Alternative Media Selection
A Collection of Interesting, Important, and Controversial Perspectives Largely Excluded from the American Mainstream Media
 BlogviewPaul Craig Roberts Archive
The Neoconservatives Are Brewing A Wider War In Syria
🔊 Listen RSS
Email This Page to Someone

 Remember My Information



=>

Bookmark Toggle AllToCAdd to LibraryRemove from Library • BShow CommentNext New CommentNext New ReplyRead More
ReplyAgree/Disagree/Etc. More... This Commenter This Thread Hide Thread Display All Comments
AgreeDisagreeLOLTroll
These buttons register your public Agreement, Disagreement, Troll, or LOL with the selected comment. They are ONLY available to recent, frequent commenters who have saved their Name+Email using the 'Remember My Information' checkbox, and may also ONLY be used once per hour.
Ignore Commenter Follow Commenter
Search Text Case Sensitive  Exact Words  Include Comments
List of Bookmarks

While you are enjoying your Sunday, the insane neoconservatives who control Western foreign policy and their Turkish and Saudi Arabian vassals might be preparing the end of the world.

Any person who relies on Western media has no accurate idea of what is happening in Syria.

I will provide a brief summary and then send you to two detailed accounts.

The neoconservative Obama regime set-up the Syrian government headed by Assad for overthrow. A long propaganda campaign conducted in Washington’s behalf by the Western media portrayed the democratically-elected Assad as a “brutal dictator who uses chemical weapons against his own people.” Washington organized and supported a front group posing as democrats and involved them in conflict with the Syrian military.

With conflict underway, Washington began predicting that something had to be done to overthrow Assad before he used “chemical weapons against his own people.” Obama turned these predictions into a “red line.” When Assad used chemical weapons against Washington’s puppets, the US would invade Syria.

With the “red line” drawn, a false flag chemical weapons attack was staged, or an accident occurred, that Washington used to say that Assad, despite the US warning, had crossed the “red line.”

Preparations for an invasion began, but hit two roadblocks. David Cameron, Washington’s puppet prime minister of Great Britain was unable to deliver British support for the invasion as the Parliament voted it down. This left Washington uncovered and vulnerable to the charge of naked aggression, a war crime.

Russian diplomacy threw up the other road block by securing the removal of all chemical weapons from Syria.

Their invasion plan frustrated, the neoconservatives sent the jihadists they had used to overthrow Gaddafi in Libya to overthrow Assad. Initially known as ISIS, then ISIL, then the Islamist State, and now Daesh, a term that can be interpreted as an insult. Perhaps the intention of the name changes is to keep the Western public thoroughly confused about who is who and what is what.

Washington now pretends that it is fighting the Islamist State, but Washington is doing its best to frustrate the success of the Russian/Syrian alliance that is defeating the Islamist State..

Washington’s support of the Islamist State is the cause of the war in Syria. General Michael Flynn, the recently retired head of the US Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) has stated publicly that it was a “willful decision” of the Obama regime to support ISIS.
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2015/08/10/former_dia_chief_michael_flynn_says_rise_of_isis_was_willful_decision_of_us_government.html

See also: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/iraq-war-isis-michael-flynn_us_565c83a9e4b079b2818af89c

ORDER IT NOW

The neoconservative insistence that “Assad must go” comprises a threat to the security of Russia, Iran, and Hezbollah in Lebanon. Hezbollah is the Lebanese force that has twice defeated Israel’s attempt to annex southern Lebanon for its water resources. Hezbollah is dependent on Syrian and Iranian support for its arms and financing. Israel wants rid of Hezbollah.

The Islamic State that Washington is trying to create in Syria would provide Washington with a means of destabilizing Iran and Russia by exporting jihadism into those countries. The Russian Federation has Muslim populations as do former provinces of the Soviet Union that now cooperate with Russia. By bogging down Russia in internal conflicts, Washington can move Russia out of the way of Washington’s exercise of hegemony. Similarly, non-Persian populations in Iran could be radicalized by jihadism and used to destabilize Iran.

In order to protect themselves, Russia, Iran, and Hezbollah have come to the support of Syria.

The Russians are there legally at the invitation of the Syrian government. The US is there illegally.

Russian air power in support of the Syrian Army has turned the tide against the Islamist State.
T

he invaders are being driven out. The neoconservatives cannot accept this defeat.

Washington is preparing a Syrian invasion by Turkey and Saudi Arabia, the purpose of which is to split Syria in half with Washington controlling the eastern part with the oil fields.

Possibly this is a bluff to get Russia to accept a Syrian settlement less favorable to Russian, Iranian, and Syrian interests. However, the Russian government cannot risk that it is only a bluff. If a US/Turkish/Saudi force were to arrive first in Raqqa and Deir Ezzor, Syria would be dismembered.

The Russians can get there first by dropping in paratroopers. In other words, what the insane neoconservatives are doing is giving the Russian government a big incentive to introduce Russian ground troops into the conflict. Once those troops are there, you can safely bet that the insane neoconservatives will cause conflict between them and US/Turkish forces. A wider war will have begun from which neither side can back down.

Here is a description of the race to Raqqa: http://www.moonofalabama.org/2016/02/the-race-to-raqqa-is-on-to-keep-its-unity-syria-must-win-.html

Here is The Saker’s take on the seriousness of the situation: http://thesaker.is/week-eighteen-of-the-russian-intervention-in-syria-a-dramatic-escalation-appears-imminent/

(Republished from PaulCraigRoberts.org by permission of author or representative)
 
• Category: Foreign Policy • Tags: Neocons, Russia, Syria, Turkey 
Hide 17 CommentsLeave a Comment
Commenters to Ignore...to FollowEndorsed Only
Trim Comments?
    []
  1. Priss Factor [AKA "Dominique Francon Society"] says: • Website

    ‘Neoconservative’ is a codeword that we should dispense with.

    We should call them Zio-Globalist Supremacists or the ZIOGLOB.

    Whenever someone says ‘neoconservative’, he is covering up the Jewish agenda in all this. Of course, those in the know are aware of what it means.

    But many Americans don’t.

    • Replies: @helena
    , @Discard
    , @Realist
  2. I’m glad PCR put those two links up as they are two of the most illuminating articles regarding the current situation. On top of those two sites, read Tony Cartalucci (Land Destroyer) and listen to CPR Sundays with Eric Draitser and Mark Sleboda plus host and you’ve got about all you need to understand what’s going on in Syria. There are others of course but I’ll leave it there, and just hope that the crazy Turk and Saudi regimes are prevented from invading and perpetuating this conflict, which could then rapidly spiral out of control in a worst case scenario.There’s a lot riding on what happens in the coming days and weeks.

  3. helena says:
    @Priss Factor

    Globalisaiahnation by Globalisaiahnators?

  4. Discard says:
    @Priss Factor

    The term you’re looking for is “kosher conservatives”.

    • Replies: @Priss Factor
  5. Priss Factor [AKA "Dominique Francon Society"] says: • Website
    @Discard

    Why not just Koscists?

    • Replies: @Discard
  6. if the Turks invade Syria…

    …Putin will pray in Hagia Sophia

    • Replies: @another fred
  7. Discard says:
    @Priss Factor

    Because people can readily figure out who the Kosher Conservatives are on first hearing the term, no explanation needed.

  8. Realist says:
    @Priss Factor

    You are correct. Neocon means new conservative. The only true neocons that I can think of are Jewish. The non Jewish warmongers are just sycophants for Zionists.

    • Replies: @MarkinLA
  9. @Haxo Angmark

    if the Turks invade Syria…

    …Putin will pray in Hagia Sophia

    I can think of worse things.

    • Replies: @another fred
    , @dearieme
  10. @another fred

    I can think of worse things.

    Although the thought of our idiots trying to stop him gives one pause.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  11. dearieme says:
    @another fred

    “Putin will pray in Hagia Sophia”: that would presumably mean the Russians putting a stop to the current invasion of Europe? Interesting times.

  12. KenH says:

    Pauly Craig just can’t bring himself to say Jew. Neocons/Neocohens are predominantly Jewish Likudniks and the few who are not are so worshipful of Jews and Israel that they may as well be. Neocons ain’t no rainbow coalition nor are they evil WASP’s. When neocons talk about “American interests” that’s just code for Israeli interests.

    Even Jewish critics of neoconservatives or neoconservatism rarely, if ever, call attention to the Jewish ethnicity of most leading neocons and if they don’t they are part of the problem as neoconservative ideology is directly related to Jewish identity and serves Jewish racial interests both in the diaspora and the Middle East.

    • Agree: Realist
    • Replies: @Varenik
  13. MarkinLA says:
    @Realist

    Just recently there was some kerfuffle about Ted Nugent pointing out all the US big-wigs who are anti gun that are Jewish. Some Jew from New York was butt-hurt and boasting that neoconservatives were Jewish and was started by Jews. I tried to respond that the last thing neocons were was conservative especially when it came to the 2nd amendment and some other choice comments. They didn’t print it so I never got to see the buffoon’s response.

  14. Anonymous • Disclaimer says:
    @another fred

    I can think of worse things.

    Although the thought of our idiots trying to stop him gives one pause.

    One positive that’ll come out of this is that I will no longer have to worry about saving for retirement. Right now I’m kind of like, screw it, with the fiat currency and central banks and the perfidious money shifters siphoning off the wealth, I’d just be saving a stack of Weimar Marks. A blunder by the Turks and NATO could completely cure my worries about my golden years. Be optimistic.

  15. Varenik says:
    @KenH

    Majority of Jews could not give a flying F__K about the presumed “Jewish racial interest” or neocon agenda.
    So, stop throwing the word around, ignoramus. Instead of getting the support of most Jews you are making them stick to their own no matter what.
    Should we be vilifying all Poles for Zbig’s big chessboard adventure – would you have a problem with that ?

    • Replies: @KenH
    , @helena
  16. KenH says:
    @Varenik

    Looks like I struck a raw nerve. Zbig is just one man and show me the Poles and Polish organizations dedicated to Polish domination of Europe and the world. If you had a brain in that head you would know that there are dozens upon dozens of prominent Jewish neocons influencing government policy while being only 2.5% of the general population. Jewish opposition to Jewish neocons has been scant, half hearted and ethnic neutral.

    It’s not that hard to connect the dots, but you are probably a Jew in denial and so lash out ad hominem style at anyone who dares call attention to the facts.

  17. helena says:
    @Varenik

    The British are right now agreeing to ban local councils from having ‘ethical sourcing policies’ that boycott Israeli goods from occupied territories. A poll in the UK found 84% British (or English not sure which) Jewish people support the ban. That’s what native Europeans have to digest; the evident overwhelming support amongst European Jews for Israeli policies. It’s very hard not to interpret this as some sort of ‘Jewish Racial Interest’, isn’t it?

Comments are closed.

Subscribe to All Paul Craig Roberts Comments via RSS