Syrian Army destroys insurgent command center in Aleppo
The Syrian Army has destroyed an insurgent command center in the northern city of Aleppo as clashes continue between rebels and government troops in the country’s largest city.
Syria says it cannot trust the Western governments anymore and will be working with its Eastern partners, Russia, China and India. The Syrian government wants to reach a truce without foreign interference and Russia is one of the main partners who is able to help Syria achieve that
‘West’s chemical weapons talk just pretext for intervention’ – Syrian Deputy PM Jamil
”The West is looking for an excuse for direct intervention. If this excuse does not work, it will look for another excuse,” said Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Qadri Jamil speaking to journalists after meeting with Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow.
Stephen Lendman – Syrian false flag planned?
On August 20, Barack Obama perhaps signaled US intervention intentions. He told reporters:
”I have indicated repeatedly that President al-Assad has lost legitimacy, that he needs to step down. So far, he hasn’t gotten the message, and instead has double downed in violence on his own people.”
”I have, at this point, not ordered military engagement in the situation. But the point that you made about chemical and biological weapons is critical.”
These comments signal possible intervention. The New York Times said Obama’s warning advances things ”a step closer to direct American intervention.”
Syrian Foreign Ministry Jihad Makdissi clearly said chemical weapons won’t be used internally. Nor will they be used against other nations except in self-defense.
Of course they won’t. Why would Assad give Washington and other NATO countries reason to intervene?
No matter. Incidents are easy to manufacture. Scoundrel media hyperbole manipulates readers and viewers to expect it. Propaganda hypes fear.
Russia And China Respond to Obama’s ”Red Line”
It is obvious now that Russia and China have joined in a general fight to stop the international lawlessness that the ”west” got used to after the breakdown of the Soviet Union. Let’s hope that they this aim and restore the principles of Westphalia and the UN Charter.
Syrian outcome will affect future conflicts’ settlements – Lavrov
The outcome of the Syrian crisis will have a significant impact on how future conflicts are settled, the Russian foreign minister told reporters, once again calling for a diplomatic solution and dialogue within Syria.
“We believe this issue attracts so much attention not only because of the scale of the bloodshed, which worries all of us, but also because the outcome of the crisis will significantly influence the patterns for conflict settlement – either everything will fall in accordance with laws, that is according to the UN Charter, or ‘bomb democracy’ will prevail,” Lavrov said, as quoted by RIA Novosti.
The Russian foreign minister spoke at a press conference in Helsinki on Monday after meeting his Finnish counterpart.
Boris Volkhonsky – Who is Really Waging War on Syria?
voltairenet.org – Syrian terrorist reveals torture and murder of kidnapped women
CrossTalk på Russia Today – Syrian Puzzle, What does the Syrian civil war really mean for the region? Is it really about Iran and diminishing its influence? What is Israel’s primary goal? If the Assad regime collapses what could take its place? (Are the great powers and regional players even thinking about this at this point?) As the civil war rages, what does this mean for Hezbollah? Lastly, what would be a ”positive outcome” of this civil war? CrossTalking with Christian Whiton, David Swanson and Malik Al-Abdeh
Ny artikel av Robert Fisk som befinner sig i Syrien – Robert Fisk: ‘No power can bring down the Syrian regime’
Now for the official figures – government army statistics of course, for we are on the ”other side” of the Aleppo front line. Total ”terrorists” dead: 700 ”and many wounded”. Total military deaths: 20. Wounded: 100. Internet and mobile lines were cut by rebels near Homs, so a land circuit to Damascus offers the only phone communication with the capital. In Iraq and Afghanistan, insurgents would pay to keep the mobile system operating as they needed the phones. But here, it seems they have enough ”command and control” systems – courtesy of Washington and London if we are to believe our masters – to ignore Syria’s domestic lines.
Lång intervju med Rysslands utrikesminister Sergej Lavrov från 18 augusti – Lavrov worries about US intentions for Syria
Sky News Arabia: Do you have any information on the United States’ movements outside of the framework of the UN Security Council?
Lavrov: The United States has already announced that it will move outside the framework of the UN Security Council and it is a the position that is incomprehensible to us because they announced it a few days after the Geneva meeting which led to the formation of a working committee that issued a statement detailing Annan’s six point plan and which was approved unanimously. But when we started the discussion about it in the Security Council, we were ready for approval, literally without adding amendments, but it became clear that our partners were not ready for it. They tried to interpret the statement as if it was a mandate to bring down the regime and excluded it from the negotiations, which is not what was included in the statement at all. It stated in clear, simple English the need to stop the violence by all sides and for the government and the opposition to propose names of negotiators to come together to reach consensus on a transitional body comprising representatives of government and opposition through consensus by the Syrians themselves.
I think that what we hear from Washington and some other capitals about the death of the Geneva statement is irresponsible for it is the most consensus that has been reached on Syria with the participation of the West, the United States, the Europeans, Russia, China, leading Arabi countries and Turkey. To say now the statement is dead means that there are those who are looking for any pretext to declare there is no prospect for peaceful settlement and to resort to military action. This is what worries us and it is the road to a major disaster in the area.
Jürgen Elsässer, editor in chief of German Compact newspaper reveals based on his newspaper’s & other media investigations and his analysis how mainstream media fabricate lies about events in Syria to use it in order to create a false flag to justify a foreign intervention in the country, similar to what happened so far time and time again.