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Blaming oursevles for the WAR on TERROR!

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posted on Nov, 17 2015 @ 07:52 PM
I have been on an Orwell binge over the last few days, but I think this quote declares the reason for war the best:

“...the object of waging a war is always to be in a better position in which to wage another war.”
― George Orwell, 1984

edit on 17-11-2015 by Dreamwatcher because: (no reason given)

posted on Nov, 18 2015 @ 01:07 AM
a reply to: BlackProject

Total War anyone?


We better re-evaluate our options, to put it nicely.

The war on terror, that campaign without end launched 14 years ago by George Bush, is tying itself up in ever more grotesque contortions. On Monday the trial in London of a Swedish man, Bherlin Gildo, accused of terrorism in Syria, collapsed after it became clear British intelligence had been arming the same rebel groups the defendant was charged with supporting.
The prosecution abandoned the case, apparently to avoid embarrassing the intelligence services. The defence argued that going ahead with the trial would have been an “affront to justice” when there was plenty of evidence the British state was itself providing “extensive support” to the armed Syrian opposition.

Now the truth emerges: how the US fuelled the rise of Isis in Syria and Iraq

And now more escalation, brought to you from the White House:

s the war against the Islamic State in Syria has fallen into even more chaos – partially due to the United States government’s increasing involvement there – the White House’s bright new idea seems to be to ramping up the involvement of the intelligence agency that is notorious for making bad situations worse. As the Washington Post reported late Friday, “The Obama administration has been weighing plans to escalate the CIA’s role in arming and training fighters in Syria, a move aimed at accelerating covert U.S. support to moderate rebel factions while the Pentagon is preparing to establish its own training bases.”

Put aside for a minute that the Central Intelligence Agency has been secretly arming Syrian rebels with automatic rifles, rocket-propelled grenades, ammunition and antitank weapons since at least 2012 – and with almost nothing to show for it. Somehow the Post neglected to cite a front-page New York Times article from just one month ago alerting the public to the existence of a still-classified internal CIA study admitting that arming rebels with weapons has rarely – if ever – worked:

If you thought the Isis war couldn't get any worse, just wait for more of the CIA

Applause and off...

edit on 18-11-2015 by PublicOpinion because: (no reason given)

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