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Syria Savaged by US UK France Israel Turkey Arabia Qatar al Qaeda & Media for Whom? - - IN HISTORICAL CONTEXT
When the colonial powers war on Gaddafi was going well, American news commentators did, in rare moments, proudly admit that the CIA was heavily involved. Not so yet, when it comes to the CIA in Syria. It's still too early. The public has not yet been sufficiently taught to hate this quiet gentleman President Assad Junior.
We will eventually be told of horrific CIA crimes in Syria created under the media masking 'Arab Spring.' We always find out about CIA clever false flags, provocations, violence funding and assassinations once these become past history and Americans are focused elsewhere.
The great cartel of Pentagon/CIA fed media conglomerates, having the great majority of the basically indifferent population of the West in tow, is effortlessly running its usual cascade of disinformation, half-truths, and blacked-out context propaganda fostering justification for military intervention - this time in Syria. But more and more people are noticing this war promotion of strictly one-sided coverage is yet another repeat of previous media promotions of US wars in Libya, Pakistan, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, Haiti, Lebanon, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, the Dominica Republic, Cuba, Congo, Guatemala, Korea, Greece and innumerable other countries in between - in every single case, a bloody intervention in a civil war provoked and then used by the US. It is interesting that all this ruthless taking of millions of lives occurred under the guidance of David Rockefeller's closest confidants, John Foster Dulles, Henry Kissinger and Zbigniew Brzezinski.
But none of this is of much interest to the American public, and when official secret files about how the CIA made an 'Arab Spring' in Syria and Libya are declassified and made public, it wont matter anymore than previous revelations did.
Did the truth ever matter during the thirty-year 'heroic' American and French crucifixion of the colonial rice farming population of Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia? For years Walter Cronkite affably reported from the trenches on what King called an atrocity. After a decent interval, the former Secretary of Defense (read War), Robert McNamara proclaimed the war a miscalculation, a mistake, exonerating Americans from having done anything wrong intentionally. The fact that millions were bombed to death didn't, and still doesn't, matter.
Did the truth matter when CBS' Mike Wallace, incredulous, his voice almost breaking, reported from a tower overlooking the Santo Domingo airport that US snipers a few feet away from him were merciless cutting down Dominican army troops fighting to reinstate their popular elected President Bosch, who had been overthrown as unacceptable to Washington (read Wall Street investors) .
The truth didn't matter when, in spite of assurances given the Soviets during the Cuban Missile Crisis, the CIA, led by Robert Kennedy on his brother's orders, continued unabated to covertly attack Cuba, sabotage its agriculture and try to assassinate a popular revolutionary leader well liked throughout Latin America.
It doesn't matter that this is documented in released CIA secret files along with files of witness testimony that Ike put out a contract on the popular first elected president of an independent Congo - files that have Nixon's memo to Kissinger to "make the Chilean economy scream" to facilitate what would be the death-dealing overthrow of Dr. Salvador Allende's popular government by the Chicago University School of Neo-Liberal economists' favorite dictator Gen. Augusto Pinochet.
No, the truth of US imperialist foreign policy never matters to the general American public, even if occasionally appearing in print or on TV. What matters is what is good for business, as described in Network entertainment news day-in-day-out in-between-commercials in a sold-on-materialism consumer society clinging to its exceptionally angelic corporatist media portrait
Presidential adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski, without fear of public condemnation, let alone prosecution, could brag to French media ( Le Nouvel Observateur ), that he had Carter authorize the CIA to fund, arm and train hill tribe fundamentalist terror against a popular women-liberating Socialist Kabul administration, in order to frighten the Soviets into military intervention.
When hearing a truth that somehow does not fit with a fantasy world it has been brought to believe in wherein America not Germany is great ueber alles, Mr. and Ms America, so self-occupied with avoiding depression and overeating, just say to each other that politics is complicated and the government must know, or have known, what it had to do to "keep America safe. They console themselves that communists and anti-American terrorists commit worse crimes than capitalists or Americans do.
Those horrible truths of CIA protection and employment of Nazi war criminals; of CIA overthrowing the first democratic government of Iran; of CIA backing of murderous dictators like Saddam Hussein and Gen. Suharto; of CIA building a world market poppy growing industry again in Afghanistan after the Taliban all but eliminated it; of CIA involvement in murderous drug running in Colombia and in Panama with agent Noriega; of CIA funding the most famous acid thrower at unveiled ladiesand executioners of teachers for teaching girls; of CIA secret attacks on democratic Guatemala, once reveled in progressive non-corporate funded publications, these heinous crimes simply slip into insignificance.
When Syria or any other overseas conflict is discussed in commercial media or sadly even in progressive media, there seems little reason to ask about CIA. The CIA, is considered part of American democracy, understood as merely one of many agencies of a freely elected government. Since it's operations and activities are secret, what is the use of discussing them?