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Opinion Column by Stephen Lendman
Trump Calls US Rape of Raqqa Liberation
by Stephen Lendman
Whatever geopolitical agenda he might have wished to pursue if elected president went out the window after inauguration.
As Trump organization head, he was boss with final say on policymaking. As US president, dark forces in Washington co-opted him straightaway.
He serves their interests, not the nation or public – a front man for powerful elements running things, doing their bidding.
The results are disastrous – domestically and geopolitically, including escalated wars of aggression, perhaps others against targeted nations, the risk of catastrophic nuclear war, a potential doomsday scenario if launched.
Obama's war in Syria, now Trump's, continues raging – despite significant progress by Syrian and allied forces, greatly aided by Russian airpower, to liberate the country from US-supported terrorists.
Pre-war Raqqa in north-central Syria was the country's sixth larges
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