Considering the barely imaginable oceans of dollars US war departments spend on selling their newest illegal, manufactured war of aggression, they certainly spend little on wordsmiths.
In the UK the literacy level of the military has been lowered to seven years old. The juvenile limitation has clearly spread to their US allies massacre-marketing teams.
“We face … perils we’ve never seen before. They’re just as dangerous as those perils that your fathers and mothers and grandfathers and grandmothers faced.”
“Day after day, night after night, the Swift boats plied the waters, harassing and often killing villagers, fishermen and farmers. In this program, aimed at intimidating the peasants into submission, Kerry was notoriously zealous. One of his fellow lieutenants, James R. Wasser, described him admiringly: ‘Kerry was an extremely aggressive officer and so was I. I liked that he took the fight to the enemy … not afraid to spill blood for his country.’ “
“Kerry’s term … for such outings – and there were many in his brief time in Vietnam – is ‘accidental atrocities’.”
“The basic plan: “was to terrorize the peasants … the entire area … was a free fire zone, meaning the Americans could shoot at will and count anyone they killed as (the enemy.)”
Further, in 1970 the Senate reported: “The US has dumped on Vietnam a quantity of toxic chemical (dioxin) amounting to six pounds per head of population” in ‘Operation Hades’, the source of what Vietnamese doctors call a “cycle of foetal catastrophe”, resulting in ongoing generations of children with monstrous deformities.
“Israel’s policy of opacity regarding its nuclear program means that it has never revealed any details of its nuclear program, or even acknowledged that it possesses nuclear weapons.U.S. intelligence believes that Israel possesses an estimated stockpile of 80 nuclear warheads. However, they are believed to possess sufficient fissile material to increase that total to 200, should they desire.”
By Finian Cunningham
The obvious point is that US Secretary of State John Kerry is not a man whose word can be trusted. Continue
By Bill Van Auken
The story’s headline, “UN implicates Syria in using chemical weapons,” is a cynical distortion of reality tailored to meet the needs of the US government for war propaganda. Continue
Former US Attorney General, Ramsey Clark, discussing Iraq before the first Gulf War and his opinions on Syria. Continue
Dealing With The Prestitutes: Syria and Chemical Weapons
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George Galloway and Conservative peer Baroness Neville-Jones debated the role of the Russians and claims about who used chemical weapons in Syria. Continue