[Marxism] Why the USA attacked Syria? To get Iran? Really?

Lüko Willms willms at luekowillms.de
Fri Nov 20 11:16:47 MST 2015

on Freitag, 20. November 2015 at 15:20, Louis Proyect via Marxism wrote:

> Mr. Charles Glass, you write on Glenn Greenwald's Intercept website today:

> "The question since March 2011, when the first protests began in Syria,
> is what to do with President Bashar al-Assad. The reason the West, Saudi
> Arabia, and Israel wanted to dispose of him had nothing to do with 
> dictatorship or repression. Nearly all Arab governments are repressive
> dictatorships, but only Syria was not a U.S. satellite. Only Syria had a
> strategic alliance with Iran, dating to Hafez al-Assad’s decision to 
> support Iran against Saddam Hussein in 1980, long before the West 
> declared him a pariah."

> This is a crock of shit, Mr. Glass, and you probably know it.

  After that insult, what has the rest of your comment to do with the above quoted by this Charles Glass? It appears completely logical to me. 

  But this: 

> The USA invaded Iraq in 2003, didn't it? Remember Ahmad Chalabi? He died
> a few days ago. In 2004 there were CIA agents who had suspicions that he
> was an Iranian spy since American intelligence reports kept ending up in
> Tehran.

> Then there is Muqtada al-Sadr. The Washington Institute, a neocon 
> outfit, views him as an out and out proxy of Iran.

> I can go at great length but why bother? None of this would make a 
> difference to someone like you who has been stumping for Assad for four
> years now.

  Just to say anything venting your anger, even completely unrelated? 

Lüko Willms
Frankfurt/Main, Germany

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