The Folly of ‘Commemorating’ War, by Lesley Docksey

by Lesley Docksey (with grateful thanks to Nick Spurrier)
Writer, Dandelion Salad
September 9, 2013

Any student of history knows that many of the problems the Middle East and Africa are now experiencing stem from the Great Powers having parcelled up the land, drawn borders where none had existed and put into power various friendly leaders in the aftermath of World War I. That includes the failures of Western actions in Iraq and Libya, and the ongoing failure of Syria, the West’s refusal to accept a popular President in Bashar al Assad and its efforts to undermine him, resulting in a horrific humanitarian mess.

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Gareth Porter: US Intelligence on Syria “cherry-picked” by proponents of proposed strike

Times Square Convergence against The War on Syria

Image by The Eyes Of New York via Flickr

with Gareth Porter
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Sept. 10, 2013

Some in US Intel. Community Reject Obama Admin Case for Syria Attack

TheRealNews on Sep 9, 2013

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