This piece was reprinted by OpEdNews with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.
Gulf of Tonkin Redux?
Obama may get the war he wants.
by Stephen Lendman
Lyndon Johnson wanted war on Vietnam and got it.
The August 1964 false flag Gulf of Tonkin incident initiated full-scale conflict after Congress passed the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.
War was authorized without declaring it.
It's an American tradition. Big lies launch wars. Manufactured pretexts initiate them. Mass killing and destruction follow.
One nation after another is ravaged. Syria's next, then Iran, followed by other states on Washington's hit list.
(Note: You can view every article as one long page if you sign up as an Advocate Member, or higher).