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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
All the President's Liars
by Stephen Lendman
Lies, deceptions, distortions and misinformation provide bedrock justification for all wars – naked aggression when preemptively waged against countries threatening no one.
Syria was invaded and attacked. Its war isn't civil. Its military is combating US-supported terrorists. Its survival as a nation depends on defeating them.
No evidence suggests Syria carried out CW attacks on civilians or militants any time throughout over six years of war – including on April 4 in Khan Sheikhoun, a likely CIA-orchestrated incident, using terrorists to do its dirty work. The attack came from the ground, not the air – likely from rockets filled with toxins.
Assad was falsely blamed for crimes committed by US-supported terrorists. It's one of the oldest dirty tricks in the book – a US specialty, blaming victims for its high crimes, along with inventing phony pretexts for wars.
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