Saturday, April 22, 2017

Truth-Telling From Syria Exposes Scoundrel Media Lies

Truth-Telling From Syria Exposes Scoundrel Media Lies

by Stephen Lendman

Since Obama launched naked aggression on Syria, using imported terrorist foot soldiers, aided by US-terror-bombing, I’ve written numerous articles, too many to count, throughout the horror inflicted on defenseless civilians.

But I’ve never been to the shattered country to see firsthand what’s happening - the devastating carnage, the unspeakable human misery, the loss of life and anguish from US imperial viciousness.

21st Century Wire’s Patrick Henningsen and Vanessa Beeley are there now, reporting on US-led Western and regional state-sponsored atrocities - committed by ISIS, al-Nusra and other imperial foot soldiers, endless war and carnage against a beleaguered, long-suffering people.

What can possibly justify so much harm on so many Syrians for so long with no end in sight to their long ordeal - because America wants war, regime change and destruction of the Syrian Arab Republic, no matter the cost in human lives and suffering.

Assad is wrongfully blamed for US-led imperial lawlessness, Russia bashed for combating terrorism, along with supporting Syrian sovereignty, territorial integrity and right of its people to decide who’ll lead them - free from foreign interference.

On April 15 alone, mass slaughter devastated the lives of defenseless civilians in Kafarya and Foua villages - scores killed including dozens of children, many others injured by a suicide bombing, other explosive device or combination of both.

Here’s what media scoundrels suppressed. A US-supported terrorist lured children near buses sent to transport them from the area to a car with promises of food. They were massacred in cold blood along with adults.

Henningsen said what he, Beeley and others saw was “harrowing…hard to describe (and) put into words. Very emotional testimonies by the victims’ families.”

“Stories about a long bus ride from Idlib to al-Rashideen to the rallying point where there is going to be the exchange.” 

“Something that would normally take 45 minutes - it took up to seven hours in being taunted along the way, and being kept on the buses for 48 hours with very small rations; children being bated out of the buses to the death essentially.” 

“For those victims, it was an eery much highly organized affair and a premeditated affair, and very carefully organized for maximum casualties.” 

“That is just the beginning of that story, but there is a lot more to it, and a lot more suspicion about some of the people who were there.” 

“Of course, there are affiliations with extremists as well. Bodies are being taken away; children are being taken away.” 

“Turkish ambulances seemingly on standby according to the witnesses there, which is very odd - seem to have been ready to bring it to action and take away people to where? We’re not sure.”

Scoundrel media reports bore no resemblance to eyewitness accounts of what happened. What sources supplied their information, Henningsen asked?

Was it al-Qaeda-linked White Helmets or US-issued talking points, suppressing truth-telling, substituting Big Lies?

America bears full responsibility for mass slaughter and destruction in Syria. Its rogue allies and terrorist foot soldiers share blame.

Endless horror continues with no resolution in sight.

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: How the 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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