If the truth about the war on Syria was known and accepted by broad-based Western populations, then there would be no war on Syria.
If the truth were known and accepted there would be no terrorism in Syria.
If the truth were known and accepted Syria would still rank as one of the top five (1) safest countries in the world.
If the truth were known Christians and Muslims and everyone would be safe. Christians and Muslims in Syria would never have been slaughtered had the truth been known and accepted.
If the truth were known and accepted there would be no economic blockades that cause death and disaster and terrorism with intent.
But the truth is not known and accepted by broad-based Western populations because we have been smothered by blankets of suffocating, criminal war propaganda for years. Our tax dollars pay for the indoctrination. Just like our tax dollars pay for NATO and its globalizing tentacles of death and destruction that are literally imperilling the world.
So,why is the Truth not known and accepted by broad-based Western populations?
Renowned author Michel Collon demonstrates the characteristics of war propaganda that deny us the right to know.
First, the real interests that push for war must be hidden. Privileged access to and control of resources, including oil pipelines, must not be mentioned.
Second, history must be erased. People musn't be aware of the longstanding imperial efforts to divide, weaken, and colonize Syria. They must not know that the war on Syria was planned well in advance by imperial powers.
Third, the leader of the country must be demonized. People must never know that elected President Assad has always been popular, even according to a NATO poll,(2) and that the invading terrorists were never accepted nor welcomed by the vast majority of Syrians.
People must not know that it is the aggressors, the US and allies, who have and use Weapons of Mass Destruction, not only in Syria, but in Iraq, and every other country that they invade. Depleted Uranium impacts present and future generations. Babies in Vietnam are still being born with deformities thanks to that war and the US deployment of Agent Orange.
Perceptions must be fabricated in such a way that the Western aggressors are seen as defending "victims".
The entire Western-perpetrated war has created a country full of victims. The real intention of war is to kill and harm and maim and destroy. Destabilize means to destroy. The notion that it is humanitarian is beyond ridicule, but this is the perception that must be embedded in Western populations.
Finally, alternate viewpoints must be suppressed.
Warmongers must monopolize the discussion.