The Bluffer’s Guide To Bombing Syria


The American, British, French and NATO nations’ people cannot allow themselves to become fooled into accepting another catastrophic, illegal war of aggression in the Middle East.

Friends of Syria

Peter Ford, former British Ambassador to Syria, gives us this rather useful media guide, aptly described as, “The Dirty Dozen: 12 lies they tell you to anaesthetise you for the upcoming bombing of Syria.”

Baby Bomber (Daily Mirror front page)Peter Ford
21st Century Wire

The propaganda mills of the British and American governments – spokespersons, media, think tanks – are working overtime churning out ‘talking points’ to justify the upcoming large scale bombing of Syria on the pretext of use of prohibited weapons.

Here is a guide from a former insider to the top dozen of these lies.

1. There are more babies than jihadis in Idlib. As it happens this gem of moral blackmail is untrue. There are twice as many jihadis (about 100,000) as babies (0-1 year) (55,000). What is this factoid meant to say anyway? Don’t try to free an area of jihadis because you might harm a lot of children? The…

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