Their Plan Becomes Clear: US Bombs Pro-Government Forces In Syria Yet Again

Caitlin Johnstone
Jun 6, 2017 · 5 min read

The United States is already presently at war with Syria. The American people by and large do not realize this, and the notion of yet another costly regime change invasion in yet another Middle Eastern nation is still largely unpopular with most US citizens, but that regime change invasion has already happened, and war is underway. The Pentagon is just going about it a little differently this time.

Nearly all of the corporate media headlines I’ve been seeing in the hours following America’s third deliberate attack on the pro-Assad military in Syria go out of their way to communicate to their readers that this was a bombing carried out in self-defense. “After warnings, US wages new strike on pro-Syria government forces” says Reuters, scrambling to tell the reader that America is the real victim here within the first two words of their headline. “US conducts new strikes on pro-Syrian government forces threatening US Special Operations base” screams the headline of the CIA-funded Washington Post, whose shameless war propaganda in the leadup to the Iraq invasion included this gem:

What is actually happening, however, is that America has been amassing troops in Syria without the permission of Syria’s legitimate government under the pretense of fighting ISIS, and is now bombing Syrian government coalition forces with increasing regularity. The first time it was a missile strike upon a Syrian airbase on April 7, purportedly in retaliation for the government’s alleged gratuitous use of sarin gas on a bunch of children in Idlib. The second and third have been suspicious in a different way, with a deadly strike on May 18 and another just hours ago reportedly occurring because pro-Assad forces got too close to the occupying US invaders and ignored “warnings”.

These are provocations, and they are happening more and more often. All the US coalition has to do now is keep taking up space under the pretense of humanitarian peacekeeping, and eventually someone will wander a little too close, at which time they can be attacked. All they have to do is launch enough of these attacks to force the Syrian government to retaliate, and then they’ve got their Pearl Harbor. They’ll have the photos of dead US soldiers that they can parade in front of corporate media cameras all day, every day, whose names the president can solemnly read from a teleprompter while explaining the need for increased military aggression against the Syrian government. Public support will have been manufactured, enabling America’s unelected power establishment to take control of a key strategic region they’ve been trying to capture for a long, long time.

And this isn’t even America’s only path to regime change invasion in Syria; French president Emmanuel Macron has already warned Russian president Vladimir Putin that there will be military retaliation from NATO against the Syrian government the next time it is believed that Assad has used chemical weapons. This means that NATO forces are already one false flag gas attack away from a full-scale military assault on Syria, which will likely wind up being against Russia and its allies as well. Al-Qaeda is believed to have been making Sarin in Syria since 2013, and there is much reason to believe that not only was April’s sarin gas attack perpetrated by Al-Qaeda, but the one in 2013 was as well. We could very well be a few clever terrorists and a container of sarin away from World War 3.

The US government and the western media are lying to you about what is happening in Syria. I’ve been pointing and screaming about CNN’s blatant promotion of the Bana Alabed psy-op over and over again as indisputable evidence of this, so I won’t write about it here, but here’s a hyperlink if you haven’t read about this yet (please do).

There’s also an overwhelming amount of evidence at this point that the US and UK-funded White Helmets are not just allied with Al-Qaeda, but are literally just Al-Qaeda members who put on white helmets when they want to film propaganda.

And don’t forget the little Syrian boy covered in dust, whose family now says he was exploited in an unimaginably despicable way to demonize the Syrian government and manufacture consent for interventionism. They can’t just tell the public that this is another fossil fuel resource battle, because people don’t often consciously believe that money is worth more than human life, so they lie and make it about rescuing children instead.

But the reason these horrible people are working so hard to manufacture consent for war is because they need that consent. If people lose the belief that they have some degree of influence over their government, the illusion of democracy will be shattered and the whole oppression machine will be shrugged off by 320 million angry and heavily-armed Americans like a heavy coat on a warm day. So they work the other way and use media psy-ops to dupe the majority into supporting deep state agendas.

Following an April town hall in which Feinstein explicitly said that Assad “should be ousted from office” and that the US must “take a more aggressive role” against him, TYT’s Michael Tracey confronted her and pointed out that this sounds an awful lot like the exact definition of the thing that regime change is. In the span of mere seconds, Feinstein somehow managed to both condemn the politically unpopular concept of regime change while making the absolutely ridiculous assertion that 500,000 civilians have been killed solely by Assad’s army and that “he’s got to go.” When asked how “ousting Assad” is different from regime change, the California Senator said “I don’t want to get into semantics.”

Feinstein had to do this because the American people have not yet given their consent for another full-scale regime change invasion, so she tapdanced around coming right out and saying that’s what she wanted, while from the other side of her mouth advancing that exact agenda. She did this because she needed to. America’s power establishment depends upon inching the public toward supporting this war.

They need your consent. They wouldn’t be working so hard for it if they didn’t. They need your consent, so don’t give it to them. Fight the media war, disrupt the consent-manufacturing propaganda machine, and help deprive these monsters of that consent.

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Rogue journalist. Bogan socialist. Anarcho-psychonaut. Guerrilla poet. Utopia prepper.

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