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U.N. Considers Syria Intervention

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Posted on Jan 27, 2012
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In this image provided by the Local Coordination Committees in Syria, anti-Syrian regime protesters hold a banner against Russia during a demonstration in the town of Kfar-Nebel in Edleb province, Syria, on Friday.

As the crisis in Syria reached new levels of urgency Friday, the United Nations Security Council met to work up a resolution pressuring Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down. The U.N. group faced a formidable challenge, however, from a prominent and permanent member, according to the BBC.

BBC:

Activists and the Arab League urged the UN to take stronger action after a surge in violence this week in which dozens of people have died.

The UK, France and Germany drafted a resolution with Arab states, supporting the League’s call for President Bashar al-Assad to hand power to a deputy.

Russia, an ally of Mr Assad, has said it will not back the text.

[...] The UN meeting comes amid a spike in violence across Syria, with activists reporting 135 people killed in the past two days.

Gen Mustafa al-Dabi, head of the Arab League’s monitoring mission, said violence had soared “in a significant way” in recent days.

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By blogdog, January 29, 2012 at 10:50 pm Link to this comment

...twisted Sons-of-Wahhabism. - indeed…

which the intelligence nexus (CIA/MI6/MOSSAD) have encouraged, enhanced,
enabled, engaged, deployed… literally installed (e.g. Abdel Hakim Beladge) to
wreak havoc and chaos - proxy forces of patsies and dupes - unwitting fools,
mercilessly used to fail states, open doors wide for expansive IMF/World Bank
hegemons and mineral resource vultures——Syria is merely a stepping stone
to Iran - this NATO proxy adventure (as always) has nothing - absolutely
nothing - to do with freedom and democracy for the people of Syria - that is a
totally ginned up pretext for UN sanctioned military intervention… a coup d’etat
- exactly as seen in Libya -

Stephen Lendman’s interperaton:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cjDlMTaPGD8&feature=player_embedded#!

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By ng, January 28, 2012 at 9:43 pm Link to this comment
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As Dictators of any of other Arab countries can claim
right to lidership.

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By heterochromatic, January 28, 2012 at 5:05 pm Link to this comment

balkas—-Europe is no more racist that is the rest of
the world…..

and the Saudis and the Emiratis are not safe from
attack from supremacists espousing some ugly sort of
Shi’a doctrine these days any more than they were safe
from their own twisted Sons-of-Wahhabism.

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By balkas, January 28, 2012 at 10:10 am Link to this comment

jordan, emirates, s.arabia, egypt, among other muslim lands/empires, appear safe from attack by
asocialists [supremacists]
and afgh’n, iraq, palestina, libya were not left in peace by world asocialists.
and going from an assumption that amount of oppression, jailings murder, injustice, lack of freedoms is
similar or same for each above listed country or empire, what conclusion
could one elicit regarding militarily attacking some of those countries while actually arming or bolstering
the others?
first of all, i suggest we look for reasons [as affirmed by asocialistsl] for aggressions against palestinia or,
pashtuns, iraqis [tho mostly sunnis; at least up to now], libyans, somalis, et al.
but they are well known! you, know, the usual stuff: me good, he bad. or consisting of pure and clear
casuistry
causes for such aggressions are, of course, always omitted.
and there is cause for not positing cause for attacking libya, iraq….
and the reasons for not positing causes for just about anything and not just attacking iraq/et al, appear
enormous hatred of peoples they attacked, the fact that 99% of americans equate reasons [rationalization]
given with the causes, racism, and the fact that some of their victims just refuse to cry uncle.
but when you hate with such passion as most americans, many europeans, what a heck let’s go; they
cannot touch as anyway.
if one thinks that europe is not highly racist and belligerent, you’re mistaken. there are lots of himmlers,
hitlers, milosheviches, berlusconis, mussolinis, francos there. thanks

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By heterochromatic, January 28, 2012 at 8:16 am Link to this comment

dog-enjoy your week-end.

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By blogdog, January 28, 2012 at 2:43 am Link to this comment

yes there is a reason for not doing this - but I’m offline for the rest of
the weekend so you’re going to be fighting it out with Patrick Henry or
Dr.BeHealthi

it’s such a bad idea, simply because those behind this regime change want to
install islamist militants who will ultimately fail the state, which as bad as it is, at least
protects the Syrian people from the hegemonic ravages of the IMF/World Bank,
as best it can

once the CIA/MI6/Mossad-directed Islamists take over, chaos, easily as bad, as that now
ravaging LIbya will ensue - where after the globalists will swoop in and the real
carnage bagins - this is why NATO, wherever it goes, fails states - that’s its
mission - fail states to make way for disaster capitalism and IMF/World Bank
hegemony

e.g.

2011 YEAR of the DUPE: One Year into the Engineered “Arab Spring,” One
Step Closer to Global Hegemony

Timeline and History
http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=28343
by Tony Cartalucci

Global Research, December 24, 2011
landdestroyer.blogspot.com

dupe (dp, dyp)

n.
1. An easily deceived person.
2. A person who functions as the tool of another person or power.
tr.v. duped, dup·ing, dupes To deceive (an unwary person).

December 24, 2011 - In January of 2011, we were told that “spontaneous,”
“indigenous” uprising had begun sweeping North Africa and the Middle East in
what was hailed as the “Arab Spring.” It would be almost four months before
the corporate-media would admit that the US had been behind the uprisings
and that they were anything but “spontaneous,” or “indigenous.” In an April
2011 article published by the New York Times titled, “U.S. Groups Helped
Nurture Arab Uprisings,” it was stated:

“A number of the groups and individuals directly involved in the revolts and
reforms sweeping the region, including the April 6 Youth Movement in Egypt,
the Bahrain Center for Human Rights and grass-roots activists like Entsar
Qadhi, a youth leader in Yemen, received training and financing from groups
like the International Republican Institute, the National Democratic Institute and
Freedom House, a nonprofit human rights organization based in Washington.”

The article would also add, regarding the US National Endowment for
Democracy (NED):

“The Republican and Democratic institutes are loosely affiliated with the
Republican and Democratic Parties. They were created by Congress and are
financed through the National Endowment for Democracy, which was set up in
1983 to channel grants for promoting democracy in developing nations. The
National Endowment receives about $100 million annually from Congress.
Freedom House also gets the bulk of its money from the American government,
mainly from the State Department. “

It is hardly a speculative theory then, that the uprisings were part of an
immense geopolitical campaign conceived in the West and carried out through
its proxies with the assistance of disingenuous foundations, organizations, and
the stable of NGOs they maintain throughout the world. As we will see,
preparations for the “Arab Spring” and the global campaign that is now
encroaching on both Russia and China, as predicted in February 2011’s “The
Middle East & then the World,” began not as unrest had already begun, but
years before the first “fist” was raised, and within seminar rooms in D.C. and
New York, US-funded training facilities in Serbia, and camps held in
neighboring countries, not within the Arab World itself.

The Timeline - 2008-2010 Preparing the Battlefield

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By heterochromatic, January 27, 2012 at 9:36 pm Link to this comment

Hafez al-Assad’s seized power in Syria in a military coup 41 years ago. The old
guy died without relinquishing power, killing many thousands of Syrians to retain
it.
His son Bashir has no claim to power other than inheriting it and there’s not a
reason on earth not to kick his murdering ass out of Damascus.

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