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Obama Plans Regime Change in Syria
Insurgent violence won't stop. War may follow.
by Stephen Lendman
International law prohibits interfering in the internal affairs of other states. For Washington, it's official policy. Post-9/11, multiples countries were targeted, including Iran and Syria.
Regime change plans remain on track by any means, including war. If other methods fail against either or both countries, expect it.
Actions against Iran so far stop short of generating violence. It's coming once Syria's resolved. The road to Tehran runs through Damascus. Since last March, Washington-orchestrated Western-led insurgency wracked the country.
Libya's model was replicated. So far it's short of bombs away. Expect it if current measures fail. So far, Assad's prevailed. He wants peaceful resolution, not conflict. Insurgents reject it. They're resolved to fight and are well armed, trained and funded to do it.
Late Friday, Syrian Foreign Ministry spokesman Jihad al-Makdissi expressed optimism saying:
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