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US President Trump’s announcement of US withdrawal from its illegal and war criminal occupation of Syrian territory has evoked passionate denunciation from Republicans, Democrats and the US military and intelligence Deep State. However there is no such outcry over the Syrian Holocaust and Syrian Genocide inflicted on this formerly peaceful and religiously tolerant land by jihadi psychopaths variously backed by US Alliance countries (the US, UK, France, Qatar, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Apartheid Israel) and by direct military action by the France-UK-US (FUKUS) Coalition, Apartheid Israel and US lackeys Canada and Australia  bent on destruction of the secular Syrian Government for US hegemony and control of fossil fuel resources.

  1. US Alliance-imposed Syrian Holocaust and Syrian Genocide ignored by mendacious, US lackey Mainstream media.

The first casualty of war is truth and this aphorism certainly applies to the ongoing Syrian Civil War that amounts to a US Alliance-imposed Syrian Holocaust and Syrian Genocide, noting that “holocausts” involve the deaths of huge numbers of people and “genocide” is defined by Article 2 of the UN Genocide Convention thus: “In the present Convention, genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group, as such: a) Killing members of the group; b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; d) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; e) Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group” [1].  The US Alliance-backed  Syrian Holocaust and Syrian Genocide has been associated with 11 million refugees (5 million being internally displaced persons), 0.5 million violent Syrian deaths and a comparable number of Syrian avoidable deaths from war-imposed deprivation [2]. The Syrian Holocaust and Syrian Genocide is part of a wider Muslim Holocaust and Muslim Genocide that has been associated with 32 million Muslim deaths from violence, 5 million, or from imposed deprivation, 28 million, in 20 countries subject to US Alliance invasion since the US Government’s 9-11 false flag atrocity that killed 3,000 people (mainly Americans) [3, 4].

There are 2 versions of the Syrian War, Story A involving massive lying by omission and purveyed by mendacious, US lackey Western Mainstream media, editor, journalist, politician, commentariat and academic presstitutes,  and Story B,  the horrible reality of the full story that necessarily  includes a millennium of Western imperialism against the Middle East and the Muslim world leading up to US Alliance support for jihadis and others to overthrow the secular Assad regime ruling Syria. The remorseless intent of the US Alliance was regime change in Syria with the goals of furthering genocidal Israeli strategic interests, and furthering fundamental US goals of securing  fossil fuel resources and US hegemony. Jihadi non-state terrorism has been of major assistance to US imperialism and vice versa, and the US-spawned and US Alliance-supported ISIS barbarism in Iraq and Syria was used as an excuse for illegal and war criminal US Alliance intervention in Syria in support of jihadi overthrow of the Assad Government. The genocidal US Alliance intention was critically frustrated by Russian support for the Syrian Government. One notes that prior to the US Alliance-imposed Syrian War, Syria was a remarkable haven for religious tolerance in the Middle East [5] as well as being a haven for millions of refugees from genocidal US Alliance violence in Palestine and Iraq.

The Western Mainstream presstitute Story A ignores much of the weighty background to the Syrian War and posits that the Syrian Civil war began as part of the so-called Arab Spring with demonstrations in 2011 that were violently suppressed leading to a widespread uprising against the Assad regime that was backed by the assertedly  “peace-loving” US Alliance in the name (as always) of asserted “freedom”, “democracy” ,“human rights” and the US “responsibility to protect” Syrians (R2P) from the  Syrian Government, including its alleged  use of chemical weapons. The extraordinary depth of US lackey Mainstream media censorship of US Alliance atrocities can be simply demonstrated by a Google Search for “Muslim Holocaust Muslim Genocide”, a website that documents this immense atrocity [2] – thus a Google Search today for “Muslim Holocaust Muslim Genocide” totally fails to reveal this important website among a mere 53 results whereas a Bing Search for “Muslim Holocaust Muslim Genocide” yields this important website as number 1 on page 1 of 2 million results (ergo, “Bing it!”  rather than “Google it!”).

  1. The big picture Story B – the Awful Truth about the Syrian Holocaust and Syrian Genocide.

Story B that can be gleaned from an intelligent reading of generally accepted historical events reveals the Awful Truth of Western imperialism in Syria, Palestine and  the Middle East that predates the current Syrian conflict by a thousand years with the Western European crusades culminating in the European capture of Jerusalem with massacre of Jews and Crusader rule (1098-1187CE) that was terminated with  reconquest by Saladin. A short period of further temporary Christian rule occurred as part of a deal to end the Sixth Crusade  (1229- 1244) [6-8]. Apart from subsequent centuries of European battles with the Ottoman Empire for naval supremacy in the Mediterranean Sea,   the Middle East had freedom from Western imperialism until the Anglo-French competition for conquest of Egypt during the Napoleonic wars that culminated in British naval victory over the French, resultant British hegemony and final British conquest of Egypt in 1882 [8]. The discovery of oil in the Middle East occurred in the first decade of the 20th century with an initial  major find in Iran in 1908. Oil was initially  of major strategic importance for the British navy (crucial for retention of the global British Empire and most notably of India) and thence for the navies of other major competing imperial powers (France, Germany, Italy, Japan and Russia). Oil was crucial for vehicular transport, tanks and aeroplanes that were decisive in WW1.  The Allied dismemberment of the Ottoman Empire in WW1 resulted in the Anglo-French decision to divide up the newly-conquered Middle East via the 1916 Sykes-Picot Agreement, with France securing Lebanon and Syria and Britain securing Palestine and Iraq as well as  continued rule of Egypt and hegemony over the Gulf States [8].

Crucially,  WW1 and war in Palestine resulted in a Palestinian Famine in which 100,000 perished, and the victory over the Turks at Beersheba  on  31 October 1917 by the charge of the Australian Light Horse of the Australian and  New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) was immediately followed on 2 November 1917  by the nefarious and racist UK Balfour Declaration that gave Palestine to Zionists as a Jewish Homeland as an inducement for Zionists to help keep Russia in WW1 and to support decisive US entry into WW1 on the side of Britain and France [9]. The WW1 Palestinian Famine and December 1919 Surafend Massacre of about 100 male Palestinian villagers by rampaging Anzac soldiers marked the  commencement of the ongoing Palestine Genocide (2.3 million Palestinian deaths from violence, 0.1 million, or imposed deprivation, 2.2 million, since British invasion of the region in WW1) [10-19].   Anglo-French domination of the Middle East continued after WW2 with the now dominant American Empire  securing  oil resources and US hegemony in the region through ruthless, wide ranging  subversion and US-backed coups or through numerous direct military  interventions to secure cooperative  regimes [8, 19]. Variously with the help  of the British, the French and  the genocidally racist Zionist colonizers of Palestine, the Americans overthrew the democratically elected Iranian Government (1953), crippled post-Nasser Egypt, successfully opposed Arab union involving Egypt, Syria and Iraq, supported jihadi overthrow of secular democracy in Afghanistan (1978) (with this precipitating decades of conflict that is still continuing in now US -occupied Afghanistan), backed the Iraqi invasion precipitating the bloody Iraq-Iran War (1980-1988, 1.5 million Iranians killed by US-supplied weaponry  including war gases) and supported Islamofascist dictatorships in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf [8, 19]. A critical American transition to fervent US backing of a serial war criminal Apartheid Israel occurred in 1967 after Israeli acquisition of nuclear weapons and genocidal conquest of all of Palestine and the Golan Heights part of Syria [21-24].

The imposition of deadly and genocidal Sanctions against Iraq in 1990 saw the beginning of a genocidal US Alliance War on Muslims that now variously devastates Muslims from the African Sahel to South East Asia. 1.7 million Iraqis died avoidably from deprivation under UN-imposed Sanctions (1990-2003) with a further 0.2 million dying violently in the US-engineered 1990-1991 Gulf War. However much worse was to come in the 21st century.  For several centuries the serial invader Americans have always used an “excuse” for war criminal violence (e.g. “remember  the Alamo” for violent excision of the present South Western  US states from Mexico, and “remember the Maine” for the Spanish American War and the US acquisition of the Philippines, Puerto Rico and Latin American hegemony [8]. The asserted justification for the 21st century US War on Muslims (aka the US War on Terror) was the 9 September  2001 atrocity that killed about 3,000 people (mostly Americans) – however  numerous science, engineering, architecture, aviation, military and intelligence experts assert that the US Government was responsible for the 9-11 atrocity with some asserting Saudi, Zionist and Apartheid Israeli involvement [4].

US Alliance attempts to get a UN-granted Free Fly Zone in Syria (as successfully employed in Libya to remove the secular Gaddafi regime) were this time blocked at the UN Security Council by Russian veto. The US Alliance thence resorted to alternative support for the rebels – from the Free Syria  Army to various jihadi groups – that was variously massively provided by the US, UK, France, Turkey, Jordan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Apartheid Israel. Direct US Alliance military intervention was formally constrained by International Law but inevitably happened on a huge scale and was justified on the basis of (a) the need to  destroy barbaric ISIS (that was spawned by the US invasion and occupation of Iraq and which  seized huge territory in Iraq  from Fallujah to Mosul and in Syria centred on Raqqa) , and (b) the need to punish and ideally destroy the Assad Syrian Government for human rights abuses and the alleged use of chemical weapons. US Alliance efforts were ultimately stymied by Syrian Government invitation of help from Lebanese Hezbollah forces, Iranian forces  and, critically, Russian forces. ISIS was eventually largely destroyed by Syrian, Russian and US Alliance air power, Syrian-invited allied Hezbollah and Iranian forces, Iraqi forces, US-backed Kurdish fighters in northern Syria and Iraq, and by Russian-backed Syrian Government forces [25-27]. However in the process the cities of  Fallujah,  Raqqa and Mosul were also destroyed, with the “liberation” of Mosul (formerly a city of 2 million) being associated with 40,000 deaths [28] .The awkward and constraining realities for the US Alliance were that the US Alliance forces and the Russian-backed Syrian  Government forces were on the same side in opposing  ISIS but on opposite  sides in that the US Alliance backed jihadis seeking destruction of the Russian-backed Syrian Government [25-27].

The current situation is that the Russian-backed Syrian Government has re-taken most of Syria from ISIS and from  US Alliance-backed jihadi and other rebels who are now largely confined to the Idlib enclave in north western Syria [25].  US-backed Kurdish forces have defeated  ISIS and other jihadis  in north-eastern Syria and have established a socialist, pro-woman, multi-ethnic and secular Democratic  Federation of Northern Syria (Rojava) that faces continuing  violent incursions from genocidally anti-Kurd Turkey [26, 27]. Remnant ISIS forces  are  protected from the Syrians and Russians by a flight restriction zone around an illegal US base in Eastern Syria containing about 2,000 American forces that President Donald Trump wants to withdraw against the fervent opposition from Republican warmongers and the US military and intelligence “Deep State”.  US-backed Apartheid Israel continues to war criminally bomb Syria with impunity.

  1. Expert alternative opinions countering US Alliance allegations of Syrian Government use of chemical weapons.

The US Alliance and its Western Mainstream propaganda machine successfully used the utterly false claim of Iraqi possession of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) as the justification for the illegal, devastating and war criminal invasion of Iraq by the US, UK and US lackey Australia. When no WMD were found after the US occupation of Iraq, the US Alliance did not apologize and withdraw but simply kept on killing Iraqis. Today the best the Iraqis have received is a concession from both Presidents Obama and Trump that the invasion of Iraqi was a “mistake” for America. This “mistake” killed 2.7 million Iraqis through violence (1.5 million) or through war-imposed deprivation (1.2 million) [2, 29]. The US Alliance repeatedly used the similar allegation of  possession and use of chemical weapons by the Syrian Government to justify bombing of Syria in support of jihadi and other rebels. However the Syrian Government had surrendered all chemical  weapons to the UN and had nothing to gain from use of such weapons in the face of the might of the US Alliance and US Alliance preparedness to use the “chemical weapons” excuse for devastating intervention. Nevertheless mendacious, US lackey Western Mainstream media toed the US Alliance propaganda line and thus enabled 8 years of genocidal US Alliance  violence in Syria. Dissenting “alternative” views  of some leading Western journalists and some other Middle East experts are set out below (alphabetically so for reader convenience).

Dr Bashar al-Jaafari (Syrian Ambassador to the UN) responding to the France-UK-US (FUKUS) Coalition bombing of Syria in 2018 after unsubstantiated  chemical weapons allegations (2018): “I would clarify here that the history of these three states [U.S., Britain and France] is built on using lies and fabricated stories to wage aggressive wars in order to occupy states, seize their resources, and change governments in them by force” [30].

Richard Black (decorated Vietnam War veteran,  retired Pentagon lawyer and Virginia state senator) alleging US Alliance chemical weapons false flag plans in various interviews (2018):Around four weeks ago, we knew that British intelligence [MI6] was working towards a chemical attack in order to blame the Syrian government, to hold Syria responsible” [Beirut-based Al Mayadeen] … “From what I can tell, they have been planning a fake attack, not a genuine one, but one where they actually move people out of a town and they have trained people to portray victims of a gas attack. And the plan is to use the White Helmets who have always been involved in these notorious deceptions, to portray an attack” [The Washington Post]” [31].  

Ghali Hassan (Australia-based researcher and analyst) on France-UK-US (FUKUS) Coalition bombing of Syria in 2018 after unsubstantiated  chemical weapons allegations (2018): “On 14 April 2018, the U.S., France and Britain committed another barbaric act of aggression against the majority-Muslim nation of Syria. Donald Trump, Emmanuelle Macron and Theresa May claim that their combined aggression was in response to the alleged “chemical attack” in the Damascus suburb of Douma (in the Ghouta district) by the Syrian Government. The aggression was an act of state terrorism in flagrant violation of UN Charter, the principles of international law and civilised norms. The attacks targeted a University building, the Higher Institute for Applied Science and Technology (HIAST)” [32].

Seymour Hersh (Pullitzer Prize-winning US investigative reporter) on US chemical attack false flag through unsubstantiated allegations and leading to Trump bombing Syria (2017): “On April 6 [2017], United States President Donald Trump authorized an early morning Tomahawk missile strike on Shayrat Air Base in central Syria in retaliation for what he said was a deadly nerve agent attack carried out by the Syrian government two days earlier in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun. Trump issued the order despite having been warned by the U.S. intelligence community that it had found no evidence that the Syrians had used a chemical weapon… there was no formal intelligence report stating that Syria had used sarin, merely a “summary based on declassified information about the attacks,” as the briefer referred to it. The crisis slid into the background by the end of April, as Russia, Syria and the United States remained focused on annihilating ISIS and the militias of al-Qaida. Some of those who had worked through the crisis, however, were left with lingering concerns. “The Salafists and jihadists got everything they wanted out of their hyped-up Syrian nerve gas ploy,” the senior adviser to the U.S. intelligence community told me, referring to the flare up of tensions between Syria, Russia and America. “The issue is, what if there’s another false flag sarin attack credited to hated Syria? Trump has upped the ante and painted himself into a corner with his decision to bomb. And do not think these guys are not planning the next faked attack. Trump will have no choice but to bomb again, and harder. He’s incapable of saying he made a mistake” [33].

John Pilger (outstanding, UK-based,  expatriate Australian journalist, writer and documentary-maker) on Anglo-American-French missile strikes against alleged Syrian chemical facilities (2018): “[Offensive] built on a series of… lies, fabrications… I don’t think anything she [UK PM Theresa May] says is to be believed…  “[Mainstream media] pseudo-journalism [part of] campaign against Russia… I’ve never known a time when mainstream journalism has been so integrated into a propaganda barrage. To simply write down and swallow what governments tell you is the antithesis of what ‘real journalism’ is. What we’re seeing is the most intense campaign of propaganda, at least since the build-up to the Iraq War in 2003” [34].

  1. US Alliance-driven regime change in Syria and elsewhere with the help of jihadis as allies and “excuses”.

The  primary goal of the US Alliance in Syria was regime change as earlier successfully achieved in Libya on the dishonestly asserted basis of the “responsibility to protect” (R2P)  proposition notably advanced by former Australian Labor Foreign Minister Gareth Evans. The France-UK-US (FUKUS) Coalition attack killed 0.1 million Libyans, created 1 million refugees and devastated what had formerly been the most prosperous country in Africa. The US has an appalling record of subverting and invading other countries. The US has a 3-stage policy  of bending other countries to its  will that successively involves (a)  subversion of the governments of other countries, (b) backing coups and assassinations if subversion was deemed  unsuccessful, and (c) actual invasion and regime change if all else failed to deliver a satisfactory outcome. The US Deep State subverts every country on earth, including the US itself  [8, 20, 35-37]. The US has actually invaded 72 countries (52 since WW2) as compared to the British 193, Australia 85, France 82, Germany 39, Japan 30, Russia 25, Canada 25,  Apartheid Israel 12,  China 2 and North Korea arguably zero [8, 20, 38-43]. The US has about 800 military bases in 70 countries, including Syria  [44, 45].

The US repeatedly interferes  in the internal affairs of “White” and prosperous  US lackey Australia, and the “king making” US Murdoch media empire has about 70% of Australian daily newspaper readership in Murdochracy Australia. The most serious US intervention in Australia was the 11 November 1975 CIA-backed Coup that removed the reformist Whitlam Labor Government from office [46, 47]. This was a “bloodless coup” but established the craven sine qua non of Australian politics of “all the way with the USA”. In contrast, US intervention in Syria has involved a  Syrian Holocaust and Syrian Genocide  associated with 11 million refugees (5 million being internally displaced persons), 0.5 million violent Syrian deaths and a comparable number of Syrian avoidable deaths from war-imposed deprivation [2]. One notes that 1950-2005  avoidable deaths from deprivation in countries occupied by the US since WW2 total 82 million [8].

Mendacious, US- and Zionist-subverted  Mainstream media have endlessly served the cause of Neocon American and Zionist Imperialist  (NAZI) violence by promoting terror hysteria and thence the US Alliance War on Terror that in horrible reality is a genocidal US War on Muslims. Thus only about 60 Americans have been killed by jihadi terrorists in America since 9-11 [48-50] but since then about 7,000 US soldiers  have died in US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan [51],  128,000 US veterans have committed suicide [52-54], and 30 million Americans have died preventably from “lifestyle” causes ranging from obesity and smoking to gun violence and illicit drug use [55-57] (1.5 million Australians, 2.6 million Britishers and 1.8 million Canadians have died preventably from such causes since 9-11 [58-60]).  The long-term accrual cost of the Iraq War and Afghan War has been about $6 trillion, and this huge waste of resources is inescapably linked to 30 million preventable  American deaths since 9-11 – successive US Governments have embraced the fiscal perversion of committing $6 trillion to the  killing of over 30 million Muslims abroad rather than to trying to keep 30 million Americans alive at home.

The US has had an appalling history of false flag terrorist atrocities   around the world  [36, 61-65] of which Syrian possession and use of chemical warfare agents is the most recent. 21st century US Alliance Mainstream media terror hysteria masks the horrible reality that the US has backed jihadi non-state terrorists in Afghanistan, Kosovo and Syria. Further,  it is patently clear that jihadi non-state terrorism –  whether US Alliance-backed or not – has been of massive assistance to US imperialism by providing the “excuse” for disproportionately  violent invasion and devastation of Muslim countries. The US has an appalling record of backing jihadi terrorists in the  replacing or attempted replacing of secular governments in the Muslim world with sectarian regimes (e.g. in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, Libya and Yemen) [3].

Set out below are some expert opinions about the US Alliance backing of jihadi terrorists in Syria in the attempted removal of the secular Assad Syrian government.

Dr Bashar al-Jaafari (Syrian Ambassador to the UN) responding to the France-UK-US (FUKUS) Coalition bombing of Syria in 2018 after unsubstantiated  chemical weapons allegations (2018): “I would clarify here that the history of these three states [U.S., Britain and France] is built on using lies and fabricated stories to wage aggressive wars in order to occupy states, seize their resources, and change governments in them by force” [66].

Dr Tim Anderson (progressive, anti-war Australian academic presently fighting suspension by Sydney University and author of “The Dirty War on Syria”) (2018): “Proxy armies of Islamists, armed by US regional allies (mainly Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey), infiltrate a political reform movement and snipe at police and civilians. They blame this on the government and spark an insurrection, seeking the overthrow of the Syrian government and its secular-pluralist state. This follows the openly declared ambition of the US to create a ‘New Middle East’, subordinating every country of the region, by reform, unilateral disarmament or direct overthrow. Syria was next in line, after Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya. In Syria, the proxy armies would come from the combined forces of the Muslim Brotherhood and Saudi Arabia’s Wahhabi fanatics. Despite occasional power struggles between these groups and their sponsors, they share much the same Salafist ideology, opposing secular or nationalist regimes and seeking the establishment of a religious state… In a hoped-for ‘end game’ the big powers sought overthrow of the Syrian state or, failing that, the creation of a dysfunctional state or dismembering into sectarian statelets, thus breaking the axis of independent regional states. That axis comprises Hezbollah in south Lebanon and the Palestinian resistance, alongside Syria and Iran, the only states in the region without US military bases. More recently Iraq – still traumatised from western invasion, massacres and occupation – has begun to align itself with this axis. Russia too has begun to play an important counter-weight role. Recent history and conduct demonstrate that neither Russia nor Iran harbour any imperial ambitions remotely approaching those of Washington and its allies, several of which (Britain, France and Turkey) were former colonial warlords in the region. From the point of view of the ‘Axis of Resistance’, defeat of the dirty war on Syria means that the region can begin closing ranks against the big powers. Syria’s successful resistance would mean the beginning of the end for Washington’s ‘New Middle East’” [67].

Professor Michel Chossudovsky on the US Alliance attack on Syria as part of US global war on Humanity (2015): The “globalization of war” is a hegemonic project. Major military and covert intelligence operations are being undertaken simultaneously in the Middle East, Eastern Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia and the Far East. The U.S. military agenda combines both major theater operations as well as covert actions geared towards destabilizing sovereign states. Under a global military agenda, the actions undertaken by the Western military alliance (U.S.-NATO-Israel) in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Palestine, Ukraine, Syria and Iraq are coordinated at the highest levels of the military hierarchy. We are not dealing with piecemeal military and intelligence operations. The July-August 2014 attack on Gaza by Israeli forces was undertaken in close consultation with the United States and NATO. The actions in Ukraine and their timing coincided with the onslaught of the attack on Gaza. In turn, military undertakings are closely coordinated with a process of economic warfare which consists not only in imposing sanctions on sovereign countries but also in deliberate acts of destabilization of financial and currencies markets, with a view to undermining the enemies’ national economies” [68].

General Wesley Clark (retired general of the US army) on US Middle East war plans to remove governments in 7 countries including Syria (2007): “[War plans of] a half dozen other collaborators from the Project for the New American Century…  Six weeks later [2 months after 9-11], I saw the same [Pentagon] officer, and asked: “Why haven’t we attacked Iraq? Are we still going to attack Iraq?” He said: “Sir, it’s worse than that. He said – he pulled up a piece of paper off his desk – he said: “I just got this memo from the Secretary of Defense’s office. It says we’re going to attack and destroy the governments in 7 countries in five years – we’re going to start with Iraq, and then we’re going to move to Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Iran” [69].

Glenn Greenwald (US lawyer, journalist, and author, best known for his role in publication of the Edward Snowden revelations) on US war and regime change plans for the Middle East including Syria (2011): “The current turmoil in the Middle East is driven largely by popular revolts, not by neocon shenanigans. Still, in the aftermath of military-caused regime change in Iraq and Libya (the latter leading to this and this), with concerted regime change efforts now underway aimed at Syria and Iran, with active and escalating proxy fighting in Somalia, with a modest military deployment to South Sudan, and the active use of drones in six — count ’em: six — different Muslim countries, it is worth asking whether the neocon dream as laid out by [General Wesley] Clark is dead or is being actively pursued and fulfilled, albeit with means more subtle and multilateral than full-on military invasions (it’s worth remembering that neocons specialized in dressing up their wars in humanitarian packaging: Saddam’s rape rooms! Gassed his own people!)” [70].

Ghali Hassan (Australia-based researcher and analyst) on US Alliance violence for regime change in 6 Muslim countries (2018): The U.S. and its vassal-state allies have no interests in Syria. Their primary interest is to destroy and occupy Syria for Israel. The destruction of Syria is part of a planned U.S. aggression to destroy seven Muslim-majority nations, starting with Iraq, moving to Syria, Lebanon, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Iran. The perpetrators of this criminal plan are the pro-Israel U.S. neo-Nazis, better known as the “Neocon cabal”. Their aim is to destabilise the region to safeguard Israel’s fascist interests. It is important to remember that, Trump, Macron and May were put in their positions by big corporations and wealthy pro-Israel Zionists, “the Deep State”, which controls most Western regimes” [71].

Efraim Inbar (director of the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies in Apartheid Israel) (2016): “The West should seek the further weakening of Islamic State, but not its destruction… Allowing bad guys to kill bad guys sounds very cynical, but it is useful and even moral to do so if it keeps the bad guys busy and less able to harm the good guys… Moreover, instability and crises sometimes contain portents of positive change… The American administration does not appear capable of recognizing the fact that IS can be a useful tool in undermining Tehran’s ambitious plan for domination of the Middle East” [72].

Diana Johnstone (progressive and anti-war US writer, journalist, editor and activist based in Europe and author of  “Fools’ Crusade: Yugoslavia, NATO, and Western Delusions” and “Queen of Chaos: the Misadventures of Hillary Clinton”) (2016): The plain truth is that Syria is the victim of a long-planned Joint Criminal Enterprise to destroy the last independent secular Arab nationalist state in the Middle East, following the destruction of Iraq in 2003. While attributed to government repression of “peaceful protests” in 2011, the armed uprising had been planned for years and was supported by outside powers: Saudi Arabia, Turkey, the United States and France, among others. The French motives remain mysterious, unless linked to those of Israel, which sees the destruction of Syria as a means to weaken its archrival in the region, Iran. Saudi Arabia has similar intentions to weaken Iran, but with religious motives. Turkey, the former imperial power in the region, has territorial and political ambitions of its own. Carving up Syria can satisfy all of them. This blatant and perfectly open conspiracy to destroy Syria is a major international crime, and the above-mentioned States are co-conspirators… There is no chance that this criminal enterprise will ever arouse the attention of the prosecutors at the International Criminal Court, which like most major international organizations is totally under U.S. control” [73].

Stephen Lendman (progressive, anti-war, anti-racist Jewish American journalist) on US Alliance war on Syria (2018): “Launched by the Obama regime in March 2011, orchestrated by Hillary Clinton in cahoots with NATO partners, Israel and the Saudis, war in its eighth year has no prospect for near-term resolution. From the onset, it was and remains about toppling overwhelmingly popular Bashar al-Assad, replacing him with pro-Western puppet rule. That’s what all US wars of aggression are all about, making the world safe for America’s military, industrial, security, media complex, Wall Street and other corporate interests. US war in Syria has nothing to do with combating the scourge of ISIS Washington created and supports, along with al-Qaeda, its al-Nusra offshoot, and other regional terrorist groups. In Syria, Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, and elsewhere, they’re used as proxy foot soldiers, letting them do America’s killing and dying in pursuit of its imperial objectives, supporting them with US-led terror-bombing, massacring countless tens of thousands of defenseless civilians. That’s the stark reality of all US wars, what Western media never report, pretending US aggression is about humanitarian intervention and responsibility to protect, polar opposite Washington’s objectives” [74].  Stephen Lendman (2016): “Israel directly aids ISIS, providing weapons, munitions and medical treatment for its wounded fighters, along with intermittently bombing Syrian targets. It’s complicit with Obama’s regional wars, including by profiting from stolen Syrian and Iraqi oil” [75].

Eric Margolis (anti-racist, Jewish-origin conservative US writer) on the US war on Syria (2016): “What a mess! In the crazy Syrian war, US-backed and armed groups are fighting other US-backed rebel groups. How can this be? It is so because the Obama White House had stirred up the war in Syria but then lost control of the process… the two arms of offensive US strategic power, the Pentagon, and CIA, went separate ways in Syria. Growing competition between the US military and militarized CIA broke into the open in Syria. Fed up with the astounding incompetence of the White House, the US military launched and supported its own rebel groups in Syria, while CIA did the same. Fighting soon after erupted in Syria and Iraq between the US-backed groups. US Special Forces joined the fighting in Syria, Iraq and most lately, Libya… The US, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey armed and financed ISIS as a weapon to unleash on Syria, which was an ally of Iran that refused to take orders from the Western powers. The west bears a heavy responsibility for the deaths of 450,000 Syrians, at least half the nation of 23 million becoming refugees, and destruction of this once lovely country. At some point, ISIS shook off its western tutors and literally ran amok. But the US has not yet made a concerted attempt to crush ISIS because of its continuing usefulness in Syria and in the US, where ISIS has become the favorite whipping boy of politicians” [76]. Eric Margolis (2018): “Trump ordered the 2,000 US troops based in Syria to get out and come home. Neocons and the US war party are having apoplexy even though there are some 50,000 US troops spread across the rest of the Mideast. The US troops parked in the Syrian Desert were doing next to nothing. Their avowed role was to fight the remnants of the ISIS movement and block any advances by Iranian forces. As a unified fighting force, ISIS barely exists, if it ever did. Cobbled together, armed and financed by the US, the Saudis and Gulf Emirates to overthrow Syria’s regime, ISIS ran out of control and became a menace to everyone. In fact, what the US was really doing was putting down a marker for a possible US future occupation of war-torn Syria that risked constant clashes with Russian forces there. We will breathe a big sigh of relief if the US deployment actually goes ahead: it will remove a major risk of war with nuclear-armed Russia, whose forces are in Syria at the invitation of the recognized government in Damascus” [77].

Dr Chandra Muzaffar (Malaysian political scientist, Islamic reformist and activist president of the International Movement for a Just World (JUST)) on “The Globalization of War: America’s “long war” against Humanity” by Professor  Michel Chossudovsky (2015):The Globalization of War” is undoubtedly one of the most important books on the contemporary global situation produced in recent years. In his latest masterpiece, Professor Michel Chossudovsky shows how the various conflicts we are witnessing today in Ukraine, Syria, Iraq and Palestine are in fact inter-linked and inter-locked through a single-minded agenda in pursuit of global hegemony helmed by the United States and buttressed by its allies in the West and in other regions of the world”   [78].

David Paul (president, Fiscal Strategies Group) (2015): “Turkey is actively supporting Jabhat al Nusra, the al Qaeda affiliated Sunni rebel group widely viewed as the most powerful faction in the Syrian conflict, and which is tacitly allied with ISIS in opposition to Assad. Turkey has been and continues to be the conduit for jihadi fighters and funding coming from other countries to join ISIS as well as other groups. Similarly, Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states are actively backing Sunni jihadist groups fighting Assad. For Saudi Arabia and the Gulf monarchies, Assad and Iran are their sworn enemies. ISIS is of less concern to them. Our relationships with Turkey, Saudi Arabia and the Gulf monarchies exemplify our challenge in the region. While in the US media the battle against ISIS is presented as the sine qua non of the conflicts in that region, our allies there have each chosen their own paths, and are each now either actively or tacitly aligned with ISIS. And so it has always been with Pakistan, our other ally in the region, whose ISI created and nurtured the Afghan Taliban against whom we fought the longest war in our history” [79].

Dr Ron Paul ((US author, physician, obstetrician-gynecologist,  former Republican Representative for Texas, candidate for Republican presidential nomination, founder of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, and author of numerous books) on de facto US support for jihadis in Syria (2018): “Does the Trump Administration actually support al-Qaeda and ISIS? Of course not. But the “experts” who run Trump’s foreign policy have determined that a de facto alliance with these two extremist groups is for the time being necessary to facilitate the more long-term goals in the Middle East. And what are those goals? Regime change for Iran. Let’s have a look at the areas where the US is turning a blind eye to al-Qaeda and ISIS. First, Idlib. As I mentioned last week, President Trump’s own Special Envoy to fight ISIS said just last year that “Idlib Province is the largest Al Qaeda safe haven since 9/11.” So why do so many US officials – including President Trump himself – keep warning the Syrian government not to re-take its own territory from al-Qaeda control?… Second, one of the last groups of ISIS fighters in Syria are around the Al-Tanf US military base which has operated illegally in northeastern Syria for the past two years… It is considered a strategic point from which to attack Iran. The US means to stay there even if it means turning a blind eye to ISIS in the neighbourhood”[80]. Dr Ron Paul (2018): “There was no al-Qaeda in Iraq before the 2003 U.S. invasion. There was no Islamic State in Syria before President Obama’s covert support for regime change after the 2011 unrest. The massive pipeline of U.S. weapons to “moderate” rebels in Syria ended up in the hands of al-Qaeda affiliated groups and ISIS. Does anyone think that harebrained scheme makes anyone safer? The facts are clear: ISIS is on the ropes. It controls no significant town or population center. It is holed up in the desert and is being eliminated by the Syrian government and its allies. Without foreign support, ISIS will never regain significant positions in Syria. So why are we staying? The U.S. Central Command commander, Gen. Joseph Votel, said we must stay in Syria to “stabilize” parts of the country occupied by U.S. forces and “consolidate … our gains.” But what gives us the right to “stabilize” and “consolidate” foreign territory we have no legal right to occupy?” [81].

Professor James Petras (author, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Binghamton University, New York, and Research Associate of the Centre for Research on Globalization”) (2017): ” Frustrated at its inability to control national policy of various independent nation-states, Washington used direct and indirect military force to destroy the central governments in the targeted nations and create patchworks of tribal-ethno-mini-states amenable to imperial rule. Tens of millions of people have been uprooted and millions have died because of this imperial policy… blinded by the media propaganda reports of their ‘successes’, Washington and the NATO powers launched a bloody surrogate war against the secular nationalist government of Syria, seeking to divide, conquer and obliterate an independent, pro-Palestine, pro-Iran, ally of Russia. NATO’s invading armies and mercenary groups, however, are sub-divided into strange factions with shifting allegiances and patrons. At one level, there are the EU/US-supported ‘moderate’ head-chopping rebels. Then there are the Turkey and Saudi Arabia-supported ‘serious’ head-chopping al Qaeda Salafists. Finally there is the ‘champion’ head-chopping ISIS conglomeration based in Iraq and Syria, as well as a variety of Kurdish armed groups serving as Israeli mercenaries. The US-EU efforts to conquer and control Syria, via surrogates, mercenaries and

[jihadi] terrorists, was defeated largely because of Syria’s alliance with Russia, Iran and Lebanon’s Hezbollah” [82].

Alon Pinkas ( former Apartheid Israeli consul general in New York) on jihadis versus the Syrian Government  (2013):  “This is a playoff situation in which you need both teams to lose, but at least you don’t want one to win — we’ll settle for a tie. Let them both bleed, hemorrhage to death: that’s the strategic thinking here” [83].

Dr Jill Stein (physician and 2016 presidential candidate for the American Greens) (2016): “The situation in Syria is complicated and disastrous, with an all-out civil war in Syria entangled with a proxy war among many powers seeking influence in the region. US pursuit of regime change in Libya and Iraq created chaos that promotes power grabs by extremist militias. Many of the weapons we are sending into Syria to arm anti-government militias end up in the hands of ISIS. In Syria it’s extremely difficult to sort out this complicated web of resistance fighters, religious extremists and warlords with backing from regional and world powers. The one thing that is clear is that historic and current US military intervention in the Middle East is throwing fuel on the fire” [84].

Mark Taliano (progressive Canadian journalist and author of “Voices from Syria”) on US Alliance state terrorism in Syria (2017):  “The invasions of Afghanistan, Iraq, and Libya were all based on lies; likewise for Ukraine. All of the post-9/11 wars were sold to Western audiences through a sophisticated network of interlocking governing agencies that disseminate propaganda to both domestic and foreign audiences. But the dirty war on Syria is different. The degree of war propaganda levelled at Syria and contaminating humanity at this moment is likely unprecedented. I had studied and written about Syria for years, so I was not entirely surprised by what I saw. What I felt was a different story. Syria is an ancient land with a proud and forward-looking people. To this ancient and holy land we sent mercenaries, hatred, bloodshed and destruction. We sent strange notions of national exceptionalism and wave upon wave of lies… The ‘Global War on Terrorism’ also known as the ‘war on Terror’ is a fraud. It is literally a global war for terror. Empire creates and uses extremist terrorist proxies, including ISIS (also called by its Arabic acronym, Daesh), to advance its geopolitical goals … The cancer is NATO and its allies, including Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Jordan. We are the countries funding the terrorists, and we are the cancer that wants to illegally impose regime change in Syria … As a first step, we would do well to boycott toxic mainstream media messaging, which favours lies, injustice and war…Mainstream media often uses public-relations-engineered sources for its stories- the ‘White Helmets’ and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) are good examples. Historical memory teaches us that the dirty war against Syria is consistent with previous illegal wars of aggression and western-sourced evidence demonstrates beyond a reasonable doubt that we are, yet again, the terrorists” [85].

Andre Vltchek (USSR-born American philosopher, novelist, filmmaker, investigative journalist and author of numerous books) on US Alliance-backed jihadis in Syria (2016): “Day and night, for years, an overwhelming force has been battering this quiet nation, one of the cradles of human civilization. Hundreds of thousands have died, and millions have been forced to flee abroad or have been internally displaced. In many cities and villages, not one house is left intact. But Syria is, against all odds, still standing. During the last 3 years I worked in almost all of Syria’s perimeters, exposing the birth of ISIS in the NATO-run camps built in Turkey and Jordan. I worked in the occupied Golan Heights, and in Iraq. I also worked in Lebanon, a country now forced to host over 2 million (mostly Syrian) refugees.The only reason why the West began its horrible destabilization campaign, was because it “could not tolerate” Syria’s disobedience and the socialist nature of its state. In short, the way the Syrian establishment was putting the welfare of its people above the interests of multi-national corporations” [86].

Ludwig Watzal (progressive German researcher and writer) on Mark Taliano’s book “Voices from Syria” and the US Alliance attack on Syria (2017) : “Slowly but surely, the truth about the planned attack on Syria by Western powers under the leadership of the US Empire and its allies comes to the fore. For too long, the mainstream media held the monopoly on reporting about this havoc inflicted by the West together with its terrorist partners such as ISIS, al-Nusra front, and so-called moderate rebels in Syria. Especially the Obama administration pampered the last one. As the public knows by now, there hasn’t been such a thing as „moderate rebels.“ That the public in the West could have been so misinformed, was the fault of CNN, BBC, NYT and other media outlets. They prostituted themselves to the power elite in Washington D. C. Independent reporting was not their task. They were part of the international war party, which wanted to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, to establish another Islamic dictatorship according to the Saudi Arabian model… His book provides a convincing testimony to the bravery and resilience of the Syrian people, who have been fighting against an alliance of Western aggressors and Islamic terrorists for over six years. The fact that one of the oldest cultural nations of the world is bombed back to the Middle Ages by the West and its Arab allies is not only a colossal war crime but also a crime against humanity. The book corrects a large part of Western propaganda claims on Syria” [87].

  1. Proposed gas pipelines and the Syrian War.

US goals in Syria and the Middle East in general have been about oil and geopolitical hegemony as well as supporting the colonial Crusader fortress of Apartheid Israel, which in turn is a key part of these US goals [19]. The ongoing, horrendous US Alliance War on Humanity has fundamentally been about an unquenchable Anglo-American desire for hegemony and control of oil. Thus from the Right, Alan Greenspan (leading Republican economist,  chairman of the US Federal Reserve for almost two decades, and servant of  four US presidents) (2007): “I am saddened that it is politically inconvenient to acknowledge what everyone knows: the Iraq  war is largely about oil” [88]. On the Left, Professor Noam Chomsky (eminent linguistics expert  and anti-racist Jewish American human rights activist at 101-Nobel-Laureate Massachusetts Institute  of Technology (MIT) (2009): “There is basically no significant change in the fundamental traditional conception that if we can control Middle East energy resources, then we can control the world” [89]. In relation to fossil fuel resources and  Syria, Apartheid Israel wants the lion’s share of Eastern Mediterranean gas resources. From the US Alliance perspective, Syria is vital for a proposed US- and Saudi-preferred Qatar to Turkey pipeline and for a Russia- and Iran-preferred Iran to Syria gas pipeline as conduits for gas supplies to Europe (although presently not needed due to Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) exports from Qatar). Below are some expert opinions on this aspect of the US Alliance war on Syria.

Dr Nafeez Ahmed (executive director of the London-based Institute for Policy Research & Development and author of “A User’s Guide to the Crisis of Civilisation: And How to Save It” and other books) (2013):The 2011 uprisings, it would seem – triggered by a confluence of domestic energy shortages and climate-induced droughts which led to massive food price hikes – came at an opportune moment that was quickly exploited. Leaked emails from the private intelligence firm Stratfor including notes from a meeting with Pentagon officials confirmed US-UK training of Syrian opposition forces since 2011 aimed at eliciting “collapse” of Assad’s regime “from within”… It would seem that contradictory self-serving Saudi and Qatari oil interests are pulling the strings of an equally self-serving oil-focused US policy in Syria, if not the wider region. It is this – the problem of establishing a pliable opposition which the US and its oil allies feel confident will play ball, pipeline-style, in a post-Assad Syria – that will determine the nature of any prospective intervention: not concern for Syrian life. What is beyond doubt is that Assad is a war criminal whose government deserves to be overthrown. The question is by whom, and for what interests?” [90].

Bruno P. Gebarski (progressive writer) (2017): Looking at all the illegal wars the United States of America, the rogue Empire of Chaos, has in progress, the most complex one is probably the Syrian war. So what could drive the U.S. to undertake such a crusade in this already battered part of the world?A “minute detail” that bothers the U.S. neocons is the fact that Syrian President Bashar Al Assad has refused to support the Qatari pipeline in favor of the Iranian one sponsored and supported by Russia: one of the main reasons why the US and Europe are involved in a conflict of geopolitical and geo-strategic importance: the Syrian conflict is about who will control the export of Middle Eastern gas: the United States of America or Russia? … It’s about the geopolitics of who is going to control the supply of LNG towards Europe and the world: Qatar and its US allies defending the Petrodollar or Iran and its Russian allies defending the Petroyuan? (Image 4.) Pipeline One:  Petroyuan Russian side: Persian Gulf South Pars from Iran via Iraq, Syria, Lebanon; a project backed up by Russia (Gazprom), Iran and China.Pipeline Two: Petrodollar U.S. side: Persian Gulf North Dome from Qatar, via Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria; a project supported by the United States of America and its allies: Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates. Who will win this financial war? (Image 5.) The United States and its European Allies with the Petrodollar or China and Russia with the Petroyuan? This is the real dichotomy of the Syrian conflict” [91].

Robert Kennedy Jr (son of Robert Kennedy) on gas pipelines and Syrian war (2016):America’s unsavory record of violent interventions in Syria—obscure to the American people yet well known to Syrians—sowed fertile ground for the violent Islamic Jihadism that now complicates any effective response by our government to address the challenge of ISIS…  While the compliant American press parrots the narrative that our military support for the Syrian insurgency is purely humanitarian, many Syrians see the present crisis as just another proxy war over pipelines and geopolitics… In 1957, my grandfather, Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy, sat on a secret committee charged with investigating CIA’s clandestine mischief in the Mid-East. The so called “Bruce Lovett Report,” to which he was a signatory, described CIA coup plots in Jordan, Syria, Iran, Iraq and Egypt, all common knowledge on the Arab street, but virtually unknown to the American people who believed, at face value, their government’s denials… Assad further enraged the Gulf’s Sunni monarchs by endorsing a Russian approved “Islamic pipeline” running from Iran’s side of the gas field through Syria and to the ports of Lebanon. The Islamic pipeline would make Shia Iran instead of Sunni Qatar, the principal supplier to the European energy market and dramatically increase Tehran’s influence in the Mid-East and the world. Israel also was understandably determined to derail the Islamic pipeline which would enrich Iran and Syria and presumably strengthen their proxies, Hezbollah and Hamas. Secret cables and reports by the U.S., Saudi and Israeli intelligence agencies indicate that the moment Assad rejected the Qatari pipeline, military and intelligence planners quickly arrived at the consensus that fomenting a Sunni uprising in Syria to overthrow the uncooperative Bashar Assad was a feasible path to achieving the shared objective of completing the Qatar/Turkey gas link. In 2009, according to WikiLeaks, soon after Bashar Assad rejected the Qatar pipeline, the CIA began funding opposition groups in Syria… ” [92].

Dr Jill Stein (2016): “This explains so much: there are 2 proposed pipelines through Syria – 1 supported by US, 1 supported by Russia” [93].

Final comments.

The Syrian War  – the Syrian Holocaust, Syrian Genocide, Syrian Civil War –  has been about the remorseless desire of the Neocon American and Zionist Imperialist (NAZI)- dominated American Empire for hegemony and resource control. The consequences are utterly appalling –  cities, towns and villages devastated, 11 million refugees out of a population of 24 million, 0.5 million Syrians dead and a comparable number of Syrian avoidable deaths from war-imposed deprivation.

This atrocity has been enabled by the remorseless mendacity including lying by omission .of the US- and Zionist-subverted Western Mainstream media. Eminent US writer and author Gore Vidal has commented on American lying thus: The people have no voice since they have no information … No First World country has ever managed to eliminate so entirely from its media all objectivity – much less dissent [94],  and has made the following damning assertion about American lying:  “Unlike most Americans who lie all the time, I hate lying” [95]. This deadly culture of lying and censorship is entrenched in the countries of the US Alliance.  Thus Dr Tim Anderson (Australian political economist and author recently suspended from the censorious University of Sydney) on Western Mainstream media censorship over Syria  (2016): “In my country (Australia) we have seen five years of a near monolithic war narrative on Syria, and associated wartime censorship of dissenting views. Although I have probably written more than any other Australian academic on the conflict in Syria I have been effectively black-listed from the Australian corporate and state media, because what I say does not fit the official line” [96]. I too have been effectively rendered ”invisible” in look-the-other-way, US lackey Australia for quantitating the carnage of the Palestinian Genocide [10] and the US-imposed Muslim Holocaust and Muslim Genocide of which the Syrian Holocaust and Syrian Genocide is  a part [2].

Also comprehensively  hidden by mendacious Mainstream media,  the Zionist-backed US War on Muslims has had  a deadly impact on ordinary Americans, 30 million of whom have died preventably from “lifestyle’ and “political”  choices since the US Government’s 9-11 atrocity that killed 3,000 people (mostly Americans).  Successive US Governments have embraced the fiscal perversion of committing $6 trillion to killing over 30 million Muslims abroad rather than trying to keep 30 million Americans alive at home. Saturation Mainstream terror hysteria also  hides the realities that only about 60 Americans have been killed by jihadi psychopaths in America since 9-11, and  that a fundamentalist America has trashed or attempted to trash secular governance, modernity, democracy, women’s rights and children’s rights in the Muslim world [96].

What can decent people do? Peace is the only way but silence kills and silence is complicity. Decent people must (a) tell everyone they can, (b) eschew mendacious Mainstream media, (c) demand  expert, non-government war crimes tribunals to document the immense war crimes of the US Alliance, and (d) urge and apply Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions  (BDS) against all people, politicians,  countries and corporations associated with the war criminal US Alliance and its ongoing Muslim Holocaust and Muslim Genocide  of which the ongoing Syrian Holocaust and Syrian Genocide is but a part.

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[53]. Gideon Polya, “American-killing Trump’s Afghanistan speech threatens Afghanistan, Pakistan, India & Humanity”, Countercurrents. 26 August 2017: https://countercurrents.org/2017/08/26/american-killing-trumps-afghanistan-speech-threatens-afghanistan-pakistan-india-and-humanity/

[54]. Gideon Polya, “Gideon Polya, “jingoistic, US lackey Australia’s deadly betrayal of its traumatized veterans”, Countercurrents, 18 May 2018: https://countercurrents.org/2018/05/18/26768/

[55]. Gideon Polya, “American Holocaust, Millions Of Untimely American Deaths And $40 Trillion Cost Of Israel To Americans”,  Countercurrents, 27 August 2013: https://countercurrents.org/polya270813.htm .

[56]. Gideon Polya, “West Ignores 11 Million Muslim War Deaths & 23 Million Preventable American Deaths Since US Government’s False-flag 9-11 Atrocity”, Countercurrents, 9 September, 2015: https://countercurrents.org/polya090915.htm .

[57]. Gideon Polya, “Trump’s abolition of ObamaCare will kill an estimated 43,000 Americans over 2 Trump terms””, Global Research, 16 March 2017: http://www.globalresearch.ca/trumps-abolition-of-obamacare-will-kill-an-estimated-43000-americans-over-2-trump-terms/5580513 .

[58]. Gideon Polya, “Australian State Terrorism –  Zero Australian Terrorism Deaths, 1 Million Preventable Australian Deaths & 10 Million Muslims Killed By US Alliance Since 9-11”,  Countercurrents, 23 September, 2014: https://countercurrents.org/polya230914.htm .

[59]. Gideon Polya, “Pro-Zionist, Pro-war, Pro-Opium, War Criminal  Canadian Government Defames Iran & Cuts Diplomatic Links”,  Countercurrents, 10 September, 2012:   https://countercurrents.org/polya100912.htm .

[60]. Gideon Polya, “UK Terror Hysteria exposed – Empirical Annual Probability of UK Terrorism Death 1 in 16 million”,  Countercurrents, 16 September, 2014: https://countercurrents.org/polya160914.htm .

[61]. “42 false-flag attacks officially admitted to”,  What Really Happened, : http://www.whatreallyhappened.com/WRHARTICLES/42falseflags.php#axzz4qdDmevAW .

[62]. 9-11Review.com,  “History of American false flag operations”:  http://www.911review.com/articles/anon/false_flag_perations.html .

[63]. Gideon Polya, “US Profits From Jihadist Terrorism”, Countercurrents, 19 November, 2004: https://countercurrents.org/us-polya191104.htm

[64]. “Operation Gladio”, Wikispooks: https://wikispooks.com/wiki/Operation_Gladio .

[65]. Gideon Polya, “Riyadh speech: state terrorist Trump’s fake news ignores Muslim Holocaust & American Holocaust”, Countercurrents, 26 May 2017: https://countercurrents.org/2017/05/26/riyadh-speech-state-terrorist-trumps-fake-news-ignores-muslim-holocaust-american-holocaust/ .

[66]. Andre Vltchek, “Voices of the Syrian people”, Global Research, 16 April 2018: https://www.globalresearch.ca/voices-of-the-syrian-people/5636302 .

[67]. Tim Anderson, “”The dirty war on Syria: Professor Anderson reveals the “dirty truth””, Global Research, 26 March 2018: https://www.globalresearch.ca/the-dirty-war-on-syria/5491859 .

[68]. Michel Chossudovsky “The Globalization of War: America’s “long war” against Humanity”, Global Research 2015.

[69]. Wesley Clark quoted in Glenn Greenwald, “Wes Clark and the neocon dream”, Salon, 26 November 2011: https://www.salon.com/2011/11/26/wes_clark_and_the_neocon_dream/ .

[70]. Glenn Greenwald, “Wes Clark and the neocon dream”, Salon, 26 November 2011: https://www.salon.com/2011/11/26/wes_clark_and_the_neocon_dream/ .

[71]. Ghali Hassan, “Syria: another victim of U.S.-led barbarism”, Countercurrents, 21 April 2018: https://countercurrents.org/2018/04/21/syria-another-victim-of-u-s-led-barbarism/ .

[72]. Diana Johnstone, “Destroying Syria: a joint criminal enterprise”, Counterpunch, 4 October 2016: https://www.counterpunch.org/2016/10/04/overthrowing-the-syrian-government-a-joint-criminal-enterprise/ .

[73]. Diana Johnstone, “Destroying Syria: a joint criminal enterprise”, Counterpunch, 4 October 2016: https://www.counterpunch.org/2016/10/04/overthrowing-the-syrian-government-a-joint-criminal-enterprise/ .

[74]. Stephen Lendman, “US involvement in Syria all about regime change”, Stephen Lendman, 21 November 2018: https://stephenlendman.org/2018/11/us-involvement-in-syria-all-about-regime-change/ .

[75]. Stephen Lendman, “Israel, US and Turkey profit from stolen ISIS stolen oil”, Global Research, 28 January 2016: http://www.globalresearch.ca/israel-us-and-turkey-profit-from-stolen-isis-stolen-oil/5504101 .

[76]. Eric Margolis, “U.S. vs U.S. in Syria”, Unz Review, 2 September 2016:  http://www.unz.com/emargolis/us-vs-us-in-syria/ .

[77]. Eric Margolis, “Time to get out of Syria”, Common Dreams, 22 December 2018: https://www.commondreams.org/views/2018/12/22/time-get-out-syria .

[78]. Chandra Muzaffar quoted in Michel Chossudovsky and Perdana Global Peace Foundation, “Terrorism is “Made in the USA”. The global war on terrorism is a fabrication, a big lie”, Global Research, March 2015; https://www.globalresearch.ca/terrorism-is-made-in-the-usa-the-global-war-on-terrorism-is-a-fabrication-a-big-lie/5435816 .

[79]. David Paul, “Allies to US: ISIS is not our problem”, Huffington Post, 3 June 2015: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sy-hershs-stories-ring-tr_b_7488920 .

[80]. Ron Paul, “Why are we siding with Al Qaeda?”, The 21st Century, 12 September 2018: https://www.21cir.com/2018/09/why-are-we-siding-with-al-qaeda/ .

[81]. Ron Paul, “Ron Paul: bring US troops home from Syria now”, USA Today, 5 April 2018: https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2018/04/05/ron-paul-bring-troops-home-syria-now-editorials-debates/33584443/  .

[82]. James Petras, “US and Turkey: the Balkanization of the Middle East”, James Petras, 15 May 2017: http://petras.lahaine.org/b2-img/PetrasTurkeyUS.pdf .

[83]. Diana Johnstone, “Destroying Syria: a joint criminal enterprise”, Counterpunch, 4 October 2016: https://www.counterpunch.org/2016/10/04/overthrowing-the-syrian-government-a-joint-criminal-enterprise/ . 

[84]. Jill Stein, “Jill Stein on Syria”, 2016: https://www.jill2016.com/jill_stein_on_syria .

[85]. Mark Taliano, “Voices from Syria”, Global Research, 2017,  and quotes therein in Basma Qaddour, “Mark Taliano’s “Voices from Syria” debunks lies fabricated by Western media”,  Global Research, 11 November 2018: https://www.globalresearch.ca/mark-talianos-voices-from-syria-debunks-lies-fabricated-by-the-western-media/5659573 and Matk Taliano, “Voices from Syria” – important e-book by Mark Taliano”, Global Research, 3 May 2017: https://www.globalresearch.ca/voices-from-syria-new-e-book-by-mark-taliano-available-now/5569919 .

[86]. Andre Vltchek, “Syria is the Middle Eastern Stalingrad”, Countercurrents, 2 January 2016: https://www.countercurrents.org/vltchek020116.htm .

[87]. Ludwig Watzal, “”Voices from Syria”, Between the Lines – Ludwig Watzal”,  18 May 2017: http://betweenthelines-ludwigwatzal.com/2017/05/18/voices-from-syria/ .

[88]. Alan Greenspan quoted in Peter Beaumont and Joanna Walters, “Greenspan admits Iraq was about oil, as deaths put at 1.2m”, The Observer, 16 September 2007: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2007/sep/16/iraq.iraqtimeline .

[89]. Noam Chomsky quoted in Sherwood Ross, “Chomsky: Iraq invasion “major crime” designed to control Middle East oil”, The Public Record, 3 November 2009:  http://pubrecord.org/nation/5953/chomsky-invasion-major-crime/ .

[90]. Nafeez Ahmed, “Syria intervention plan fuelled by oil interest, not chemical weapon concern”, Guardian, 31 August 2013: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/earth-insight/2013/aug/30/syria-chemical-attack-war-intervention-oil-gas-energy-pipelines .

[91]. Bruno P. Gebarski, “Syria’s Pipelineistan: the liquid natural gas war between the United States of America and Russia”,  Geopolitical News, 19 August 2017: https://geopoliticalnews.wordpress.com/2017/08/19/syrias-pipelineistan-the-liquid-natural-gas-war-between-the-united-states-of-america-and-russia-part-one/ .

[92]. Robert Kennedy, “Syria: another pipeline war”, Ecowatch: 25 February 2016: https://www.ecowatch.com/syria-another-pipeline-war-1882180532.html .

[93]. Jill Stein Tweet, 23 October 2016: https://twitter.com/drjillstein/status/789896659211788288?lang=en .

[94]. Gore Vidal quoted in Andrew Glikson, “The gathering climate storm and the media cover-up”, Countercurrents, 2 January 2019: https://countercurrents.org/2019/01/02/the-gathering-climate-storm-and-the-media-cover-up/ .

[95]. “Mainstream media lying”: https://sites.google.com/site/mainstreammedialying/home .

[96]. Gideon Polya, “Fundamentalist America Has Trashed Secular Governance, Modernity, Democracy, Women’s Rights And Children’s Rights In The Muslim World”, Countercurrents, 21 May, 2015: http://www.countercurrents.org/polya210515.htm .

Dr Gideon Polya taught science students at a major Australian university for 4 decades. He published some 130 works in a 5 decade scientific career, most recently a huge pharmacological reference text “Biochemical Targets of Plant Bioactive Compounds” (CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, New York & London , 2003). He has published “Body Count. Global avoidable mortality since 1950” (G.M. Polya, Melbourne, 2007: http://globalbodycount.blogspot.com/ ); see also his contributions “Australian complicity in Iraq mass mortality” in “Lies, Deep Fries & Statistics” (edited by Robyn Williams, ABC Books, Sydney, 2007: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/ockhamsrazor/australian-complicity-in-iraq-mass-mortality/3369002#transcript

) and “Ongoing Palestinian Genocide” in “The Plight of the Palestinians (edited by William Cook, Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2010: http://mwcnews.net/focus/analysis/4047-the-plight-of-the-palestinians.html ). He has published a revised and updated 2008 version of his 1998 book “Jane Austen and the Black Hole of British History” (see: http://janeaustenand.blogspot.com/  ) as biofuel-, globalization- and climate-driven global food price increases threaten a greater famine catastrophe than the man-made famine in British-ruled India that killed 6-7 million Indians in the “forgotten” World War 2 Bengal Famine (see recent BBC broadcast involving Dr Polya, Economics Nobel Laureate Professor Amartya Sen and others: http://www.open.edu/openlearn/history-the-arts/history/social-economic-history/listen-the-bengal-famine  ;  Gideon Polya: https://sites.google.com/site/drgideonpolya/home  ; Gideon Polya Writing: https://sites.google.com/site/gideonpolyawriting/ ; Gideon Polya, Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gideon_Polya ) . When words fail one can say it in pictures – for images of Gideon Polya’s huge paintings for the Planet, Peace, Mother and Child see: http://sites.google.com/site/artforpeaceplanetmotherchild/ and http://www.flickr.com/photos/gideonpolya/  .

 

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