Resist This: the United States is at War With Syria

Kavanagh, Kim

Publisher:  Counterpunch
Date Written:  21/06/2017
Year Published:  2017  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX21105

The United States is engaged in military actions within a sovereign country that poses no actual or imminent threat, effectively an act of war against Syria.


Excerpt: Syria is now under explicit attack by the armed forces of the U.S., Turkey, and other NATO states. Sixteen countries have combat aircraft buzzing around Syrian airspace under the effective command of the United States, and a number of them have attacked Syria’s army.

Americans, and certainly self-identified "progressives," have to be crystal clear about this: American armed forces have no right to be in Syria, have no right to restrict the Syrian government from using any of its airspace, or to prevent it from regaining control of any of its own territory from foreign-backed jihadi armies.
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