Saturday, April 23, 2016

Russia Foiled US Imperial Plans for Syria

Russia Foiled US Imperial Plans for Syria

by Stephen Lendman

Syria is Obama’s war, naked aggression using imported death squads, orchestrated by Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, following a similar strategy she devised to topple Gaddafi and rape Libya.

Russia’s intervention in Syria last September dramatically changed the dynamic on the ground. “(S)upport given…to the legitimate government of Syria helped prevent the disintegration of the Syrian state, its statehood, preserved power structures and prevented mass victims among the civilian population,” Putin explained.

With Russian aerial support, Syrian forces “liberated more than 400 villages and towns (and) eliminated thousands of terrorists.”

Yet endless war continues because Washington and its rogue allies reject peaceful conflict resolution. They want Syria entirely ravaged and destroyed, transformed into a pro-Western puppet state, isolating Iran, next in line for regime change.

Syrian and Russian freedom fighters are true heroes, combating US-led pure evil. Senior Russian Lieutenant Alexander Prokhorenko stands out.

He was posthumously awarded the title of Hero of the Russian Federation for exceptional courage and heroism. On March 17, he was killed in the line of duty, involving guiding Russian airstrikes in Homs governorate.

When surrounded by ISIS fighters, he called in an airstrike on himself to help eliminate them. He sacrificed his life to help save others.

Honoring his exceptional heroism, French couple Jean-Claude and Michelin Magues gave WW II military decorations earned by family members to Prokhorenko’s next of kin, Russia’s Paris embassy reported.

In a letter to its ambassador, they said “(h)e died like a hero, and we are proud of his heroic feat. At this hour, our hearts are entirely with you.” 

They called their gesture a sign of “great fellow-feeling for Russia” and its dedication to fighting the scourge of terrorism.

Russia’s embassy said many French nationals wrote letters of support, “expressing solidarity with Prokhorenko’s family,” admiring and respecting his heroism - above and beyond the call of duty.

Many letters said he gave his life “for universal human values” - polar opposite America’s pure evil agenda.

From Geneva, Syria’s chief peace talks negotiator Bashar al-Jaafari explained heroic efforts made by his government to help millions of internally displaced nationals - ignored by Western officials and media scoundrels.

He said 1.7 million Syrians returned to government liberated areas. Hundreds of facilities were set up to help them. Emergency humanitarian aid is being provided.

At the same time, illegally imposed US and EU sanctions impede recovery efforts. Al-Jaafari blasted Western “hypocrisy and lies,” accusing their regimes of “shedding crocodile tears” over dire humanitarian conditions while creating catastrophic ones by their actions.

It’s well know “that there are organized networks of international terrorism supervised by certain (Western and regional) intelligence services which are sending terrorists inside Syria across Syria’s borders with neighboring countries,” he explained.

“The countries supporting terrorism in Syria have killed the essence of the United Nations and sabotaged the rules of international law.”

They undermine peace by waging endless war. They continue fueling it while pretending otherwise. 

They want Syria raped and destroyed, not free from the scourge of terrorism they actively support.

Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at lendmanstephen@sbcglobal.net. 

His new book as editor and contributor is titled "Flashpoint in Ukraine: US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III."

http://www.claritypress.com/LendmanIII.html

Visit his blog site at sjlendman.blogspot.com. 


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