[Marxism] Is there a 'US war on Syria'? The Syrian uprising, the Assad regime, the US and Israel | Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal
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Sat May 11 18:11:03 MDT 2013
On 5/11/13 7:29 PM, glparramatta wrote:
> By *Michael Karadjis*
> May 11, 2013 -- /Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal/
> <http://links.org.au/node/3344> -- In the wake of two Israeli airstrikes
> on targets in Syria on the June 4-5 weekend, the second causing massive
> explosions close to Damascus and killing at least several dozen Syrian
> troops, discussion rages about the aims of this aggression and the
> relationship it has to the ongoing mass uprising and civil war in Syria.
This was excellent. The one thing that continues to astonish me about
run-of-the-mill Baathist apologetics like the kind find on PSL, wsws.org
or Global Research is how extreme their cherry-picking is. They
absolutely refuse to accept or even engage with any news reporting that
undermines their "Obama is funding jihadist war against a secular
And even more depressing is the stinky journalism found on Granma
International. This from someone named Angie Todd:
President Al-Assad has announced a new three-point plan: dialogue, a
referendum on the future of Syria; and parliamentary elections.
In a recent interview with the UK Sunday Times he made it clear that his
government "can engage in dialogue with the opposition but we cannot
engage in dialogue with terrorists; we fight terrorism."
He is also realistic about the country’s situation, stating to Russia
Today at the end of 2012, "…as long as you have continuous supply of
terrorists, armament, logistics and everything else, it is going to be a
She is really a hack. Here's her PR for Mugabe:
They might as well simply post crapola direct from the Russian or
Iranian press agencies.
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