Monday, May 23, 2016

CENTCOM Commander Plots Escalated War in Syria

CENTCOM Commander Plots Escalated War in Syria

by Stephen Lendman

Obama waged war on Syria for regime change. Washington tolerates no sovereign independent countries.

Longstanding plans call for replacing them all with US vassal states, stealing their resources, exploiting their people.

So-called cessation of hostilities and peace talks in Syria represent willful deception, orchestrated to fail, not succeed. America intends ousting legitimate/overwhelmingly popular Bashar al-Assad forcefully.

Together with rogue NATO and regional allies, it continues arming, training, funding and directing ISIS and other terrorist groups.

US and allied combat troops together with CIA agents and hired gun paramilitaries operate on the ground illegally, aiding terrorist fighters while pretending to oppose them.

General Joseph Votel heads US CENTCOM, in charge of American Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia combat operations - launched against nations threatening no others.

Command operations are a sinkhole of endless US aggression, raping and destroying one country after another - heading toward a potentially cataclysmic showdown with Russia and China.

It’s just a matter of time before these major powers clash militarily. WW III may follow with nuclear weapons able to end life on earth.

Neocons infesting Washington intend almost anything to achieve unchallenged US global dominance. Planet earth’s survival hangs in the balance.

On Friday, Votel secretly and illegally visited Syria, meeting with Kurdish fighters and terrorist groups. Talks involved coordinating US strategy to prevent government forces from taking ISIS stronghold Raqqa - not eliminate their fighters from the area as reported.

Votel expressed confidence in accomplishing US plans, stopping short of explaining America’s goal is ousting Assad, imported death squads used as imperial foot soldiers.

When a senior US general visits a war theater, expect something big to follow. America is aiding ISIS and other terrorist groups, not combatting them.

Diplomats discuss peaceful conflict resolution. Warriors making policy in Washington, Brussels and rogue regional states plan escalated war - endless fighting until Assad is ousted, Syrian sovereignty destroyed.

Russia alone has the power, and hopefully the sustained will, to stop them. The stakes are too great for anything less.

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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