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"Even if the Syrian opposition is armed to teeth, it will not be able to beat the government forces. That is why they are relying on the involvement of external forces."
Assad didn't initiate violence. Nonetheless, he's committed to observe a ceasefire to stop it. How can he though when Washington, rogue NATO partners, and regional despots egg on killer gangs to continue it.
Nonviolence and stability defeat their regime change plans. As a result, expect protracted conflict and Assad alone blamed. He's right holding "armed terrorist gangs" responsible. They vow to keep fighting. On Saturday, they killed dozens more.
Falsified Satellite Images and Media Reports
On Friday, dubious US satellite photos purported to show Syrian artillery poised to strike residential areas. Whatever weapons may be shown don't reveal users. Scenes shown can be unrelated to reports.
Moreover, images are easily manipulated, especially Western and Israeli ones. They're either fake or distorted to provide false or misleading information.
So-called images and dubious reports about alleged Iraq WMDs were later revealed as lies. Yet Colin Powell told Security Council members:
"My colleagues, every statement I make today is backed up by sources, solid sources. These are not assertions. What we're giving you are facts and conclusions based on solid intelligence."
As for an alleged Iraq nuclear program, he added, there's "no doubt in my mind."
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