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British propaganda aims at triggering Syrian genocide

Tony Caralucci | 21.12.2011 21:08 | Analysis | Anti-militarism | Other Press | South Coast | World

Channel 4 makes Goebbels proud with conveniently timed propaganda piece.

British propaganda aims at triggering Syrian genocide

Channel 4 makes Goebbels proud with conveniently timed propaganda piece.

by Tony Cartalucci, Land Destroyer, 18 December 2011

With the UN's recent "human rights" report falling flat, for lack of evidence and being compiled by Karen Koning AbuZayd, a director of the US Washington-based corporate think-tank, Middle East Policy Council, that includes Exxon men, CIA agents, US military and government representatives, and even the president of the US-Qatar Business Council, the corporate-media has stepped in to give faces and screams to the alleged victims of Wall Street and London's premeditated implosion of Syrian society.

The UN's human rights chief, Navi Pillay had been having difficulties peddling the recycled lies used just months ago to commence NATO and UN-sanctioned genocide in Libya, in what is now verified, even confessed fabrications produced by the Libyan opposition and filtered through corporate foundation-funded Human Rights Watch, the International Criminal Court, and the UN. Additionally, Syria itself had brushed off attempts by the Wall Street and London compromised Arab League and their numerous, feckless attempts to impose ultimatums clearly crafted in Washington and given an "Arab" face.

It is now, just as both efforts have ground to a halt and the Arab League prepares to bring their ultimatums and demands to the UN that Channel 4 in England has released "shocking images of violence and child abuse that proves Syrian torture policy," reports the Daily Mail. The Daily Mail claims they are the most graphic images ever shown on British television, and surely such an exception has been made because Wall Street and London's efforts to justify NATO intervention in Syria have stalled. Words such as "believed to be," "allegedly," and "strong evidence that" litter the Daily Mail's article and cast serious doubt on claims that Channel 4's objectivity-devoid presentation featuring the overtly biased title "Syria's Torture Machine" provides "‘irrefutable prima facie’ evidence that President Bashar al-Assad’s regime is torturing its citizens."

Then again, "irrefutable prima facie" is what Wall Street and London have depended on to sell one genocidal military conquest after another, from Afghanistan to Iraq, from Libya to the gates of Damascus. In each case, the evidence upon closer examination, revealed the magnitude to which the truth had been stretched, abused, or all together fabricated. Already snipers have been uncovered killing both protesters and Syrian security forces in single confrontations - illustrating a malice element clearly seeking to prolong and expand the violence, conveniently giving the West an opportunity for a repeat performance of their military conquest of Libya.

To the trained eye, "Syria's Torture Machine" salutes the crass, hamfisted propaganda films of yesteryear that instilled the baseless anger, outrage, and emotions throughout the masses that made the horrors of the World Wars possible. Channel 4 hopes to recapture the success of these vintage films, preying on the ignorance of what it hopes is an impressionable audience, as well as join the ranks of modern day war propaganda like the corporate-fascist Neo-Conservative produced "Iranium." No mention will most likely be made that Syria's opposition is entirely funded, supported, even armed, and harbored by NATO members, with the Syrian opposition literally based in London where Channel 4 is also conveniently headquartered.

The timing of Channel 4's "presentation" and the unprecedented exceptions made to air its violent content publicly, illustrates an eagerness, almost desperation behind the West's designs toward Syria. Indeed, just as it was with Libya, NATO intervention, the subsequent genocide, and the rise to power of a suitable stooge bent to the West's agenda will be achieved at any cost. Stretching the credibility of an already discredited corporate-media is a risk the global elite can't risk not taking.

One must ask themselves, however, how NATO, led by the US who has legalized, normalized, even standardized torture and indefinite detention, stands on any moral ground to use the rhetoric provided by propagandists in London as justification for further meddling in Syria. If Channel 4's one-sided, clearly biased "presentation" is casus belli for NATO bombers to level Damascus, perhaps they should visit Washington D.C. or Langley, Virginia on the way.

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The Planning and Doing of Aggressive War is the Supreme International Crime.

21.12.2011 21:50


The U.S. Judge Jackson who chaired the trials wrote into international law that the 'planing and doing of aggressive war is the supreme international crime on the planet earth, as it actuates all other crimes high, low, big, and small. He further says that it is the supreme international crime whether Germany does it or the U.S.A. does it.

The whole strategy of the Imperialist Camp since the British conquest of Iraq in 1917, has been to conquer the freedom and independence of the Holyland for its resourses, mostly oil. The U.S. Imperialists are heading the Imperialist Camp nowadays after taking over from the British Imperialist Empire.

War after war after war after war has taken place and in the mean time since the U.S. 'full spectrum domination is presently the attempt to shore up all empires with the U.S. controlling all the oil markets with a monopoly. That is Africom's goal and being stingy the U.S. and its agents intend to keep the leading amounts of their ill-gotten gains.

However like all empires before them they are heading to certain defeat at home and abroad. That is the reason they are bombing the Holyland villages, towns and cities into rubble.

End pollution wars, not endless wars for more and more pollution. Re-tool to the renewables. Restore the matriarchy by electing for Gender Parity. Workers of the world, unite!!

Unity Jack

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22.12.2011 21:48

Thats a cut & paste job mate

Read it before, it was bollox back then and still is now

tame lion

Syria: The orwellian "Responsibility to Protect" used to justify all out war

23.12.2011 09:10

"The concept of “Responsibility to Protect” (R2P) essentially posits that a country’s independence is not a right and can be taken away by the international community when the need arises. The international community under the R2P paradigm has the responsibility to intervene in any independent country in order to protect that country’s citizens.

The Syrian Arab Republic now faces the “Responsibility to Protect” (R2P) as a threat. R2P is being prepped to be wielded as a weapon by Washington and NATO. It is a neo-imperialist device under the cover of sheep’s skin that appropriates the language of humanitarianism. The plan is to oust President Bashar Al-Assad from power and install a new client government in Damascus."

Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya

[VIDEO] Syrian death toll claim: Thousands dead, zero verifiable sources

24.12.2011 14:53

The Syrian opposition says 5,000 have been killed during a nine-month crackdown, with more than 250 civilians killed in two last days alone, calling for UN protection from "acts of genocide." But researchers say the information is tough to verify.

RT spoke with Julie Levesque from the Centre for Research on Globalization, who says the most significant problem with the figures from Syria is that, simply, "we do not know where they come from."

"I've discovered that it mostly comes from one group, which is a local coordination committee in Syria. We do not know who these people are," she said.

"We do not know who has been killed, and we do not know who has killed them. There are 17,000 armed men, according to a report from the Institute for Strategic Studies, which is based in London," the researcher further explained.

Levesque also said that verification is difficult because the opposition does not provide names to support their claims, and even the UN admits the information is hard to vouch for.

"All we hear is that government forces are cracking down on peaceful protesters. And if there are 17 thousand armed men among the protesters, they are no longer peaceful protests."

Syrian authorities also claim over 2,000 troops have been killed since uprisings began in mid-March. But, Levesque says, authorities have provided a list of names of those killed.

[VIDEO] Julie Lévesque: Syrian death toll claim: Thousands dead, zero verifiable sources


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