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Oppressive regimes and human rights abusers

The Syrian regime of Bashir Assad is vilified as murderous and repressive while it contends with a foreign instigated civil war and is fighting for survival.

Meanwhile, the Western backed Al Saud ruling family of Saudi Arabia and the Al Khalifa dynasty, which has ruled Bahrain for 230 years, can act with impunity as the latter plays host to the US navy and fulfils the wishes of the US government. Not much criticism of the lack of democracy and freedom in Bahrain emanates from President Obama's mendacious lips.

West’s Damning Silence Over Bahrain By Finian Cunningham

From the horse's mouth

The Syrian narrative we hear in the West is at variance to facts on the ground. Listening to President Assad directly is preferable to relying on the "interpretation" of the US, UK and French governments and their captive media.

Qatar and Saudi Arabia are Client States, Their Master is the United States: President Al Assad

Sudan next?

The motives behind the destruction of Iraq, Libya and Syria are complex but one issue, seldom acknowledged, is common to all three and extends to Iran, Lebanon, Somalia and Sudan; they are all outside the global banking cartel which operates under the auspices of the privately controlled Bank of International Settlements (BIS).

Arguably, Sudan is next in the firing line because the destruction of Syria is on hold while the US government and its cronies figure out how to play the next move after being wrong footed by Russia.

Old Dog, Old Trick: US, Saudis, Qatar Attempt “Arab Spring” Retread in Sudan By Tony Cartalucci

Protests are smokescreen for unfolding US-Saudi-Qatari backed violence seeking regime change in Sudan.

Libyan tragedy

As the US/UK/France collude to bring down yet another legitimate, Middle Eastern sovereign government using their own special forces to recruit, arm and train Jihadist warriors, we need to remember how their previous illegal wars turned out. Afghanistan and Iraq are in the midst of growing chaos a decade after the US brought freedom and democracy to their peoples. Two years ago, Libya was similarly "liberated".

Libya in Anarchy Two Years after NATO Humanitarian Liberation By F. William Engdahl

Humanitarian intervention and "responsibility to protect" are code for destroying a country, its infrastructure and society. It has been successful but for whose benefit? Israel is happy to have all its neighbours "defanged" while it retains a nuclear and chemical weapons arsenal in contravention of UN resolutions and runs an arpartheid regime. Where is the moral equivalence?