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Clinton: Assad's Days Are Numbered

Clinton's arrogance on the world stage.

by Stephen Lendman

At a Tokyo Afghan donor's conference, Clinton barely stopped short of declaring war. Time is running out to save Syria, she told reporters.

Kofi Annan's admission about peace failing is a "wake-up call for everyone."

"The sand is running out of the hourglass."

"It should be abundantly clear to those who support the Assad regime their days are numbered."

"The sooner there can be an end to the violence and a begetting of a political transition process, not only will fewer people die, but there's a chance to save the Syrian state from a catastrophic assault that would be dangerous not only to the country, but the region."

Ban Ki-moon marches in lockstep. Like Kofi Annan, he's a reliable imperial tool. In a separate Sunday news briefing, he said:

"It is crucial for the Security Council... to pressure the parties to prevent any further escalation of the conflict."

"President Assad must understand that things cannot continue as they are. Fundamental change is needed."

"Syrian people have suffered too long and too much. I sincerely hope that the member states of the UN Security Council will look into this issue more seriously... sharing the common responsibility by taking collective action as soon as possible."

The Human Rights Council also runs cover for Washington. On July 6, it concluded its 20th regular session. It adopted a resolution on Syria pointing fingers the wrong way.

It blamed Assad for Western-generated violence, saying:

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"Our" government is already at war in Syria. ... by Patricia Gray on Tuesday, Jul 10, 2012 at 12:18:30 PM