Biden Regime Bombs Syria & Says Doing So Was Self Defense

Pixabay
image_pdfimage_print
On February 25, Biden’s 36th day in office, he authorized an airstrike against Syria in retaliation for attacks against US forces in Iraq. The target in Syria was reported to be Iranian-backed soldiers from Iraq. The number of people killed in the airstrike is unknown. Caitlin Johnstone reported that the mainstream news is trying to justify the bombing as a defensive operation, even though the US military is an invading force in both Syria and Iraq. -GEG

On orders of President Biden, the United States has launched an airstrike on a facility in Syria. As of this writing the exact number of killed and injured is unknown, with early reports claiming “a handful” of people were killed.

Rather than doing anything remotely resembling journalism, the western mass media have opted instead to uncritically repeat what they’ve been told about the airstrike by U.S. officials, which is the same as just publishing Pentagon press releases.

Here’s this from The Washington Post:

The Biden administration conducted an airstrike against alleged Iranian-linked fighters in Syria on Thursday, signaling its intent to push back against violence believed to be sponsored by Tehran.

Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said the attack, the first action ordered by the Biden administration to push back against alleged Iranian-linked violence in Iraq and Syria, on a border control point in eastern Syria was “authorized in response to recent attacks against American and coalition personnel in Iraq, and to ongoing threats.”

He said the facilities were used by Iranian-linked militias including Kaitib Hezbollah and Kaitib Sayyid al-Shuhada.

The operation follows the latest serious attack on U.S. locations in Iraq that American officials have attributed to Iranian-linked groups operating in Iraq and Syria. Earlier this month, a rocket attack in northern Iraq killed a contractor working with the U.S. military and injured a U.S. service member there.

So we are being told that the United States launched an airstrike on Syria, a nation it invaded and is illegally occupying, because of attacks on “U.S. locations” in Iraq, another nation the U.S. invaded and is illegally occupying. This attack is justified on the basis that the Iraqi fighters were “Iranian-linked”, a claim that is both entirely without evidence and irrelevant to the justification of deadly military force. And this is somehow being framed in mainstream news publications as a defensive operation.

This is Defense Department stenography. The U.S. military is an invading force in both Syria and Iraq; it is impossible for its actions in either of those countries to be defensive. It is always necessarily the aggressor. It’s the people trying to eject them who are acting defensively. The deaths of U.S. troops and contractors in those countries can only be blamed on the powerful people who sent them there.

The U.S. is just taking it as a given that it has de facto jurisdiction over the nations of Syria, Iraq, and Iran, and that any attempt to interfere in its authority in the region is an unprovoked attack which must be defended against. This is completely backwards and illegitimate. Only through the most perversely warped American supremacist reality tunnels can it look valid to dictate the affairs of sovereign nations on the other side of the planet and respond with violence if anyone in those nations tries to eject them.

Read full article here…

Additional source:   https://thefederalist.com/2021/02/26/after-just-one-month-in-office-biden-orders-airstrike-in-syria/

Visit our Classified ads.

Check out our Classified ads at the bottom of this page.

Recent stories & commentary

Other

Minneapolis City Council Candidate Rita Ortega Suggests Torching Wealthy Neighborhoods, and BLM Supporters Imply that White People Should Be Killed

In a shocking collection of interviews from the George Floyd memorial in Minneapolis, BLM supporters agreed that the city should be burned and implied that white people need to be killed. They claim that thousands of unarmed black men are killed by police each year. The real number from last year was 18.

Kakistocracy

US Congresswoman Maxine Waters Calls for BLM to ‘Get More Confrontational’ If Chauvin Is Acquitted. Shooter Targets National Guard.

Hours after Congresswoman Maxine Waters called for BLM to get ‘more confrontational’, the Minnesota National Guard was targeted in a drive-by shooting. [It s clear that Waters and others like her are hoping to incite warfare in the streets to justify calling for martial law – which will never be lifted.]

Freedom

Censored News: Kentucky Passed SB 8 into Law Allowing Opt-Out of COVID  Experimental Vaccines, Even During an ‘Emergency’

Other bills filed in Kentucky would bar the government from requiring any person to get a vaccine, prohibit employers from requiring a vaccine, ban discrimination against an employee who declines to get a vaccination, and prohibit colleges from requiring students to be vaccinated except for students in health care programs.

Freedom

Orange County Govt. Backs Down from Requiring Vaccine Passports, But Will Keep Vaccine Records for Businesses to Implement System

Following backlash, Orange County scrapped its plans for a vaccine passport program to restrict travel, conferences/meetings, concerts, sports, school and more. Their new plan is for businesses to implement the passports that can discriminate against people’s health status if they reject vaccines, which is illegal.

Classifieds

For classified advertising rates and terms, click here. The appearance of ads on this site does not signify endorsement by the publisher. We do not attempt to verify the accuracy of statements made therein or vouch for the integrity of advertisers. However, we will investigate complaints from readers and remove any message we find to be misleading or that promotes anything fraudulent, illegal, or unethical.

Subscribe
Notify of
guest
3 Comments
Oldest
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
Phillip Mezzapelle
Phillip Mezzapelle
1 month ago

BUSINESS AS USUAL.

terry shead
terry shead
1 month ago

Myself I cain’t wait for the dollar to collapse then these B can not pay the wages of these idiots.
In a minute Russia is going to lose patience with these mercinaries?

Spike
Spike
1 month ago

That didn’t take long. More murder in the Middle East. Back to endless eats and business as usual