[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 23:50:05 MDT 2013
Hack or not, how do those who claim the US is backing Assad answer her
"In the wake of President Obama’s Middle East visit, and amid talk of
increasing U.S. ‘non-lethal assistance’ for the so-called Free Syria Army,
the *New York Times* revealed that the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency
(CIA) has been shipping weapons to Syria via NATO-member Turkey and Jordan
since at least early 2012."
On Sat, May 11, 2013 at 5:11 PM, Louis Proyect <lnp3 at panix.com> wrote:
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> 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
>> 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.orgor 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 government" analysis.
> 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
> long-term war."
> full: http://www.granma.cu/ingles/**international-i/11abr-15Syria.**html<http://www.granma.cu/ingles/international-i/11abr-15Syria.html>
> 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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