Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Western logic on Syria: ‘We need to bomb it to save it’ | nsnbc international

Western logic on Syria: ‘We need to bomb it to save it’ | nsnbc international:
... Who benefits from using chemical weapons? The narrative that the Assad government used chemical weapons, specifically while a UN team was in Damascus to investigate previous uses of chemical weapons, is tactically and politically illogical and in no way serves the interests of the Syrian government.

These attacks transparently serve the interests of anti-government militias who have long called for NATO intervention, as well as the Syrian political opposition who are now refusing to take part in any planned Geneva negotiations. Furthermore, allegations that the regime used chemical weapon’s benefits the international opponents of Assad, who have materially and financially aided and armed non-state actors and foreign fighters on an unprecedented scale...