Sunday, September 04, 2016

Obama Talks Peace in Syria While Waging War

Obama Talks Peace in Syria While Waging War

by Stephen Lendman

Peace defeats America’s imperial objectives. Multiple US wars rage endlessly. Others await to be launched. 

Syria is Obama’s war, naked aggression using ISIS and other terrorist groups as proxy foot soldiers - intending endless conflict to replace sovereign Syrian independence with pro-Western puppet governance.

In Hangzhou, China at the G-20 summit, Obama dissembled like he always does - on the one hand, saying Washington and Moscow may agree on ways to resolve Syria’s conflict and provide vitally needed humanitarian aid to desperate people.

On the other, he turned truth on its head, claiming Russia may breach terms agreed on - code language for it's continuing to combat the scourge of US-sponsored terrorism.

There’s “no clear path forward,” he said. “It is a very complicated piece of business. These are difficult negotiations. We have grave differences with the Russians in terms of both the parties we support, but also the process that’s required to bring about peace in Syria.”

Without “some buy-in from the Russians on reducing the violence and easing the humanitarian crisis it’s difficult to see how we get to the next phase. It’s premature to say there’s a clear path forward, but there’s a possibility at least for us to make progress.”

Fact: Resolving conflict in Syria requires Washington and its rogue partners ending support for terrorist fighters imported from scores of countries.

Fact: No so-called “moderate rebels” exist nor is war in Syria “civil” - two of numerous Big Lies about US-sponsored naked aggression against a nonbelligerent state threatening no one.

Fact: Washington demands regime change in flagrant violation of international law.

Fact: Russia supports Syrian sovereign independence, its people alone deciding who’ll lead them, free from foreign interference.

Fact: America’s war is all about advancing its imperium, wanting all independent governments replaced with US-controlled puppet ones - its ultimate aim achieving dominion over planet earth, its resources and populations, no matter the cost in mass slaughter and destruction.

Fact: Chances for America and Russia reaching an equitable conflict resolution agreement, restoring peace and stability to Syria, maintaining its sovereign independence, are virtually nil.

Endless war will continue for the remainder of Obama’s tenure, then escalate when Hillary succeeds him, putting the entire region and beyond at risk.

Eventual US-provoked confrontation with Russia looks virtually certain with her as president. Humanity may not survive her tenure.

Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at 

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