Targeting nonbelligerent countries is lawless and unconscionable. Washington prioritizes it. Obama is America's most belligerent president in history. He exceeded the worst of his predecessor. His second term may eclipse his war on humanity so far.
A previous article explained US and Israeli anti-Iranian red lines, timelines, deadlines, sanctions, sabotage, subversion, cyber attacks, assassinations, saber rattling, falsified IAEA hype, ad nauseam warmongering, Obama/Netanyahu bluster, spurious accusations, manipulated to fail P5+1 talks, and inflammatory headlines intended to promote regime change and war.
Iran and Syria top America's target list. Syrian opposition groups wrap up their Doha meeting Friday. AFP said opposition elements are "under pressure to unite and bring in all parties (under) new leadership with Islamists heavily represented."
On Thursday, a 40-member general secretariat was elected. On Friday, a president will be chosen. Dissension and disarray marked days of discussions.
Washington wants officials in place serving US interests. Russia's Foreign Ministry said Clinton issued "direct orders about what the Syrian opposition should do to form a 'government in exile' and" who'd be permitted to join it.
Syrian National Council (SNC) head Abdelbaset Sieda objected to being marginalized and perhaps shut out. It's unclear what's in place.
On November 7, the UK Telegraph headlined "Syrian opposition plan falls apart on eve of Doha conference," saying:
Ahead of Thursday's meeting, three dissident factions pulled out. Representatives from the National Coordinating Committee, Syrian Democratic Platform, and Kurdish minority rejected Clinton's plan. An unnamed Western source said, "There are too many people against this initiative for it to work now."