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West 'Building a proxy war' in Syria

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posted on May, 6 2013 @ 01:15 AM

UN human rights investigators have spoken to the victims of Syria's civil war and gathered medical testimonies which point to the fact that Syrian rebels have used sarin nerve gas, while any allegations of its use by the government remain unsubstantiated.

That is according to Charlie McGrath, founder of the news website He told RT of the early signs seen and the PR tactics used to manufacture that invasion. Moreover, with the decision by the West to arm the Syrian rebels now on the horizon, while the same rebels are still terrorizing Iraq and Afghanistan, McGrath paints a very grim picture.

RT: It's been suggested Israel is targeting Hezbollah terrorists - why isn't it doing the same against Al-Qaeda extremists fighting in Syria?

Charlie McGrath: That's an excellent question and I think activist Jim Brown nailed a lot of those answers. It isn't just Al Qaeda, it's Al Nousra Front, which is the driving force of the so-called "freedom fighters" inside of Syria. Why aren't they being targeted? It's pretty simple. This is a fomenting war with proxies. We are going to go in and say we are going to attack Hezbollah or weapons headed for Hezbollah and of course they are of an Iranian origin. This region of the world is a powder keg and it seems the West is looking for the right spark.

RT: Who's actually the main target behind these attacks - Syria, Iran or Hezbollah in Lebanon?

CM: I think they want to put all this fish in one kettle, tie them together as a new axis of evil inside the Middle East and North Africa and do away with them. I think they are all under attack. Like I said, Syria has been hanging on, with a sectarian government, under civil war for over two years. We are funding, the West is funding... I don't know if many Americans realize this, but they definitely should. We are talking, we are getting daily diatribe by Washington DC -- these people that are allegedly trying to convince us that we want to spread democracy in that region of the world and give people a chance. Now we are talking about directly arming the rebels. And we need to understand who these rebels are. They are the same individuals we were shooting at in Iraq, in Afghanistan. We were let to be believed, that these are the terrorists who want to come over here and steal our rights. I don't think there's any one specific target. I think it's the region, I think it's the West along with Israel trying to foment a war.

RT: We can presume Israel hardly ever acts without permission from the US Do you think Washington was aware of these attacks?

CM: Absolutely, 100 per cent, I guarantee it! Look at the rhetoric that's been built up over the last weeks. The rhetoric over the 'red line', the chemical weapon. You know -- Dennis Kucinich -- one honest American politician, I believe, said "If you want to know about what's going on inside of Syria, just Google 'Syria false flag chemical weapons more manufactured intelligence'...of course we knew what was going to happen over this weekend! We talk of 'red lines', Netanyahu being on the fore of the UN with his cartoon bomb meeting this 'red line' -- the nuclear threat of Iran...absolutely, involvement was known on all parties that this attack was going to happen.

posted on May, 7 2013 @ 08:57 AM

Proxy as in staged events (ie, arming rebels with firearm & chem weapons) to be used against Syria then blamed on Syria.


And to what end? To implicate & topple the entire region's (yesteryear, it was Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya) leaders (Massoud(who 'rebels' got to first 48hrs prior to 9/11), Saddam, Gaddafi,) toward annhilation of a manufactured 'archenemy' of the mideast, Ahmadinejad/Iran.

To replace all these leaders with docile, CIA-backed 'oil' puppets, like Karzai.

In the mean while, all the while, blame most all the West's atrocities & even wars, on the targets. False flag wars! Even false flag nuclear holocaust, eventually, just a matter of time at US & Israel's ruthless rate!

posted on May, 7 2013 @ 09:02 AM
Proxy war with who exactly?

Are we somehow at ideological odds with anyone like say Russia?

Not really.

This is more likely just a case of different people with different stakes in the region. Has nothing to do with proxy wars. Just because two different sides are being armed or funded by different people does not make it a proxy war at all.

posted on May, 7 2013 @ 09:22 AM

prox·y war
A war instigated by a major power that does not itself become involved.


- US covertly training Syrian rebel commandos in Jordan to topple Assad, engage Russia

- Israel using airstrikes on Syria as proxy war with Iran.

- US funding Israel airstrikes as proxy war with Assad & Iran

- Rebels using Chemical WMDs (supplied by US/Israel) as proxy war with Syria & Iran meanwhile implicating Lebanon as well. Syria as proxy war with Russia.

posted on May, 7 2013 @ 09:28 AM
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The US did not go in there and round up a bunch of people, tell them they are rebels, then arm and fund them to start a war.

This process already began and the US picked a side to help. That is not a proxy war, this is making bets on two sides that already decided to fight.

Its like our lend-lease program with Britain in the 30's. We sent them arms to help them fight off the Germans but would you call that a proxy war in any way?
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