US and Rogue Allies Frantic Over Losing Aleppo
by Stephen Lendman
The crucially important battle for Aleppo and surrounding areas is nearly won - Syria, Russia and allied forces prevailing over America, NATO, Israel and other Middle East rogue allies.
Liberating Syria entirely has miles to go, but things are heading in the right direction, Obama’s imperial agenda sustaining a major body blow, not going down easily.
On December 7, a joint US, UK French, German and Canadian statement on Aleppo expressed frustration over imperial defeat, saying:
“A humanitarian disaster is taking place before our very eyes.”
Fact: It’s not Syria’s fault, or Russia’s, or Iran’s. Responsibility lies entirely with Washington and its rogue allies - in Aleppo, nationwide, and all other US war theaters.
Statement: Eastern Aleppo “civilians…are cut off from food and medicine supplies.”
Fact: Russia and Syria alone supply them. America and its rogue allies send them only to terrorists, not civilians in need.
Statement: “Aleppo is being subjected to daily bombings and artillery attacks by the Syrian regime, supported by Russia and Iran.”
“Hospitals and schools have not been spared. Rather, they appear to be the targets of attack in an attempt to wear people down.”
“The images of dying children are heart breaking. We condemn the actions of the Syrian regime and its foreign backers, especially Russia, for their obstruction of humanitarian aid, and strongly condemn the Syrian regime's attacks that have devastated civilians and medical facilities and use of barrel bombs and chemical weapons.”
Fact: What rubbish! Syrian, Russian and allied forces are combating terrorism. America and its rogue allies support the scourge they claim to oppose.
No evidence suggests Syria or Russia targeted civilians or nonmilitary targets, certainly not intentionally. US and so-called “coalition” warplanes strike them repeatedly, the way rogue state America operates in all its wars of aggression, waging them without mercy in flagrant violation of international law.
US-supported terrorists alone used chemical and other banned weapons. Wrongfully blaming Syria is one of many Big Lies about ongoing conflict.
The statement goes on to urge “an immediate ceasefire” - so US-backed terrorists can regroup, replenish their ranks, rearm and continue fighting, not “provide humanitarian aid,” as claimed.
Statement: “We urge all parties in Syria to adhere to international humanitarian law, including the Geneva Conventions.”
Fact: America, its rogue allies and terrorist foot soldiers systematically breach Geneva and other international laws pertaining to war.
Statement: “We are ready to consider additional restrictive measures against individuals and entities that act for or on behalf of the Syrian regime.”
White House press secretary Josh Earnest said Washington and EU allies may impose new economic and political sanctions on Russia and Syria.
Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov responded, saying “(t)he continuation of the sanctions rhetoric causes regret. We also regret that our partners (sic) don’t want and are not ready to understand the essence of the situation.”
“We don’t understand attempts to cover inability and unreadiness to help the Syrian settlement by absolutely groundless threats to impose sanctions.”
“Instead of helping settle the Syrian crisis, our partners (sic) don’t do anything effectively and just continue threatening to impose some new absurd sanctions.”
Washington and its rogue allies claim only diplomatic resolution can restore peace in Syria while continuing support for terrorist proxies waging war.
Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at email@example.com.
His new book as editor and contributor is titled "Flashpoint in Ukraine: How the US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III."
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