The Stampede of Lies That’s Pushing the West Towards War in Syria


from 21st Century Wire:

“It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives.”
– Smedley Butler, 1933

British Prime Minister David Cameron tried and failed this week, but it looks like US President Barack Obama may get his war on in Syria this weekend. He says it’s because of ‘chemical weapons’.

Even at its lowest ebb, the the run-up to the Iraq War never saw so much desperation, so much spinning and overt lying from the government-media-complex, about what ‘intelligence’ is there to justify a new and dangerous war in Syria. The political narcissism around this desire for war makes Bush and Blair’s moral heist look like a polite outing.

It’s become a stampede of lies regarding Syria, with…

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