Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend (1 Shares)  
Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites View Stats   1 comment

OpEdNews Op Eds

Obama's Humanitarianism as Window-Dressing for the US "Deep State" Agenda: The Case of Syria

By (about the author)     Permalink       (Page 3 of 4 pages)
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags Add to My Group(s)

Must Read 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 6/20/13

- Advertisement -

If humanitarian intervention is indeed desired, why is it not a peace-keeping initiative arranged by the United Nations?

Notes

[1] "Text: US Statement on Syria -- Chemical Weapons," ABC News, June 14, 2013 (click here ). To put the priority of this "red line" in perspective, note that 443,000 preventable deaths are caused each year in the USA by smoking, "Tobacco Use: Targeting the Nation's Leading Killer at a Glance, 2011," Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (click here).

[2] "Asma al-Assad: Syria's first lady," ABC News Australia, March 21, 2012 (click here).

[3] "Syria's President Baschar al Assad gives Interview to German Television" (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEh1VClsnFM).

[4] "German television interviews the Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad," February 20, 2013, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nau-VSu25VQ 

[5] "Freedom Fighters? Cannibals? The Truth about Syria's Rebels, The Independent, June 17, 2013 (click here) "Mr. Lund is a regular contributor to the Swedish Institute for International Affairs. He is considered one of the best informed observers of the Syrian opposition."

[6] Google Images shows that so far the West has not managed to capture an angry or unpleasant photograph of Mr. Assad. He is consistently mild and patient.

[7] "General Wesley Clark: Wars Were Planned -- Seven Countries In Five Years" (https://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9RC1Mepk_Sw).  

[8] Ibid.

- Advertisement -

[9] The Patriot Act is downloadable at click here

[10] Edward Jay Epstein, "The Anthrax Attacks Remain Unsolved," The Wall Street Journal, January 24, 2010 (click here).

[11] William Binney interview: "Inside the NSA's Domestic Surveillance Apparatus: Whistleblower William Binney Speaks Out," Democracy Now, June 10, 2013 (click here), and Dave Hodges, "Before Edward Snowden, There Was Joseph Nacchio," The Common Sense Show, June 13, 2013 (click here).

[12] Binnie, Ibid.

[13] Ibid.

- Advertisement -

[14] "Exclusive: Obama authorizes secret U.S. support for Syrian rebels," Reuters, August 1, 2012 (click here).

[15] Ibid.

[16] Barbara Starr, "Analyst: Al Qaeda Affiliate in Syria now Best-Equipped of the Group," CNN, June 17, 2013 (click here).

Next Page  1  |  2  |  3  |  4

 

Elizabeth Woodworth is a writer and retired medical librarian (Writer and Head Librarian B.C. Ministry of Health 1978-2002.) The current focus of her writing is social justice issues, and she has extensively researched the evidence presented on (more...)
 

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon


Go To Commenting

The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact Author Contact Editor View Authors' Articles
- Advertisement -

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Ethical Reflections on the 9/11 Controversy

Obama's Humanitarianism as Window-Dressing for the US "Deep State" Agenda: The Case of Syria

Comments

The time limit for entering new comments on this article has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
1 people are discussing this page, with 1 comments
To view all comments:
Expand Comments
(Or you can set your preferences to show all comments, always)

Thanks for this lucid account containing some impo... by Peter Duveen on Friday, Jun 21, 2013 at 2:30:40 PM