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Washington floats chemical weapons charge as pretext for Syria buildup

category international | anti-war / imperialism | other press author Tuesday December 04, 2012 22:26author by Elric Report this post to the editors

Once again the Imperialists are using chemical weapons as a pretext to plan an attack on Syria. Patriot missiles are being moved to Turkeys border with Syria and these weapons require US personnel. Full text at link.

The Obama administration and the corporate media have cited unspecified “intelligence” about the movement of chemical weapons to issue new threats of direct intervention in Syria, where Washington and its allies have been backing so-called “rebels” in a bid to topple the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton both made public statements Monday alleging a danger of Syria using chemical weapons and threatening US retaliation.

Appearing before a military audience at the National Defense University in Fort McNair, Obama declared, “I want to make it absolutely clear to Assad and anyone who is under his command… If you make the tragic mistake of using these weapons there will be consequences and you will be held accountable.”
“This is a red line for the United States,” Clinton said earlier in the day after a meeting in Prague with Czech Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg.

Related Link: http://www.wsws.org/articles/2012/dec2012/syri-d04.shtml

 #   Title   Author   Date 
   Syria And Chemical Weapons: Fabricating An Excuse For Invasion     Elric    Sat Dec 08, 2012 19:46 
   everybody's at it!     fred    Sat Dec 08, 2012 20:32 
   Military Voyeurism or Invasion Of Syria?     Elric    Sun Dec 09, 2012 20:44 
   Hillary Clinton's Terrorists Make Child Behead Unarmed Prisoner     An Draighneán Donn    Mon Dec 10, 2012 18:58 


 
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