SteveLendmanBlog: Preemptive Strike on Syria Looms:
by Stephen Lendman
Washington planned war on Syria years ago. Only its timing and methodology remained to be decided.
US administrations want all independent governments replaced by pro-Western puppet regimes. War is the bottom line option when other methods fail.
Washington's proxy war on Syria raged since winter 2011. Full-scale intervention looms. Pretexts are easy to invent when none exist.
Fabricating a chemical weapons threat appears the option of choice. Iraq WMD 2.0 hype headlined enough convinces most people of a nonexistent danger.
Full-scale war could erupt anytime. Washington positioned a powerful fighting force off Syria's coast. British and French warships joined it. Offensive Patriot missiles are being placed in Turkey on Syria's border...