Won't Get Fooled Again? Hyping Syria's WMD 'Threat'
Publisher: Media Lens
Date Written: 12/12/2012
Year Published: 2013 First Published: 2012
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX15357
Reading about crimes of state over many years, it is tempting to try to fathom the mind-set of political leaders. What actually is going on in their heads when they order sanctions that kill hundreds of thousands of children? What is in their hearts when they wage needless wars that shatter literally millions of lives? Similar questions come to mind as the US and UK governments once again raise the spectre of weapons of mass destruction to demonise a target for regime change, this time in Syria.