OpEdNews Op Eds

Washington OK's Israeli Aggression on Syria

      (Page 1 of 4 pages)
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; , Add Tags Add to My Group(s)

Must Read 2   Supported 2   Valuable 2  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com

Author 194
Become a Fan
  (191 fans)
- Advertisement -

Washington OK's Israeli Attacks on Syria


Washington and Israel are illegal aggression partners.

by Stephen Lendman

It shouldn't surprise. Washington and Israel are longstanding imperial partners. Significant regional operations are jointly planned. 

It's done well in advance. It's for strategic advantage. Operations are part of a greater regional agenda.

On February 1, TIME magazine headlined "The Fallout from the Air Raid on Syria: Why Israel is Concerned," saying:

"Israeli warplanes struck several targets inside Syria overnight Tuesday, including a biological weapons research center that was reportedly flattened out of concern that it might fall into the hands of Islamist extremists fighting to topple the government of Syrian president Bashar Assad, Western intelligence officials tell TIME."

- Advertisement -

"(O)nly two airstrikes" were widely reported. One alleged Israeli warplanes targeted a weapons and munitions convoy heading for Lebanon.

Previous articles discussed what happened. They asked why would Assad send vitally needed weapons and munitions to Lebanon? He needs all he can get. 

If reports were accurate, evidence would have corroborated them. None was forthcoming.

What's Israel up to? Is something else going on? Is it trying to provoke Syria to retaliate? Does it want to entrap it in all-out war? Doing so would mean Syria's demise. Attacking Iran might follow. So could regional and global war potentially.

Mossad-connected DEBKAfile said Obama "green light(ed)" Israel to attack. Doing so had "three objectives." 

- Advertisement -

(1) The Jamraya research center serves "Syria, Hizballah and Iran." DF said three targets were struck. Whether true or not isn't known.

It claims they're related chemical weapons storage, connected laboratories, a depot holding sophisticated weapons, and a truck fleet able to transport them "cross border."

(2) The attack aimed to disrupt Syrian/Iranian/Hezbollah "cooperative military efforts."

Next Page  1  |  2  |  3  |  4

 

I was born in 1934, am a retired, progressive small businessman concerned about all the major national and world issues, committed to speak out and write about them.

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 AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
- Advertisement -
Google Content Matches:

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

The McCain-Lieberman Police State Act

Daniel Estulin's "True Story of the Bilderberg Group" and What They May Be Planning Now

Continuity of Government: Coup d'Etat Authority in America

America Facing Depression and Bankruptcy

Lies, Damn Lies and the Murdoch Empire

Mandatory Swine Flu Vaccine Alert

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  
2 people are discussing this page, with 2 comments
To view all comments:
Expand Comments
(Or you can set your preferences to show all comments, always)
Israel is nothing if not an imperialism, a base, &... by Ray O. Sunshine on Sunday, Feb 3, 2013 at 12:16:39 PM
That is a no-brainer. Israel wants to start a Worl... by Paul Repstock on Sunday, Feb 3, 2013 at 8:36:28 PM