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War of hunger in Syria and the Thucydides Trap

War of hunger in Syria and the Thucydides Trap
The Duran: Episode 922

In Syria, The War Of Hunger Is Taking Over From The War Of Guns

In Syria, The War Of Hunger Is Taking Over From The War Of Guns

Authored by Patrick Cockburn via The Unz Review, Great dollops of hypocrisy invariably accompany expressions of concern by outside powers for the wellbeing of the Syrian people. But even by these low standards, a new record for self-serving dishonesty is being set by the Caesar Civilian Protection Act, the new US law imposing the harshest sanctions in the world on Syria and bringing millions of Syrians to the brink of famine.

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Terry R
Terry R
March 24, 2021

If the US can justify invading and occupying Syria under the guise of humanitarian assistance then Russia and China should have no hesitation in actually providing humanitarian assistance to Syria under the guise of humanitarian assistance.

Helga I. Fellay
Helga I. Fellay
Reply to  Terry R
March 24, 2021

Terry, the only problem with that theory is that Russia actually providing humanitarian assistance would give the US the pretext of starting war against Russia, which is exactly what Biden and his party are trying to provoke.

gte
gte
Reply to  Helga I. Fellay
March 25, 2021

Only one problem with the US going to war with Russia and that is Washington does not have the equipment or man power to take on that task. Its lacks everything to go to war. Its equipment is old and worn out while its ranks are depleted due to a lack of funding or lack of interest by people to join the military. Yes there are delusional people in the Pentagon, but the only thing the US can do is pick a fight with a small and unarmed country. The sad fact is that the US has a big mouth… Read more »

Helga I. Fellay
Helga I. Fellay
Reply to  gte
March 25, 2021

And thank the Lord for that fact. Amen.

WaveDancer
WaveDancer
March 25, 2021

… and then the USA wonders why more and more countries in the middle east and SE-Asia are driven to China. As of today, all big powers are imposing a cruel and unhuman geopolitical “game” on smaller nations who want to stay independent. The EU acts exactly the same way! Where is the UN??? Does it still exist?

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