Patrick Henningsen / Global Research & 21st Century Wire – 2011-08-25 00:57:55
(August 23, 2011) — With globalist restructuring plans for the Middle East and North Africa looking to be nearly complete, one major hurdle remains. After a relatively easy path to victory in Tunisia and Egypt, and with the project to dismantle and re-privatise the Libyan state nearly complete, only Syria remains as the last serious contender for resistance against a globalist effort to dominate the greater region.
According to a report yesterday in USA TODAY, the Syrian leader, President Bashar Assad is â€not worriedâ€ about the security of his country, and also warned NATO against any foreign military operations against this country. The report continues by stating:
â€œI am not worried about the security situation right now, we can say the security situation is betterâ€¦ It may seem dangerous, but in fact we are able to deal with it,â€ Assad concluded.
As the West led by the globalistsâ€™ top PR spokesperson Barack Obama sets its sights on Syria, western media consumers can firstly expect a trial by media of Assad, followed by more Western-backed provocateur actions within the country designed to sway international opinion in favour of international sanctions, a UN Resolution, followed by a No Fly Zone, coupled with a protracted NATO bombing campaign, and finally capped off ultimately by a â€œregime changeâ€ in Syria.
The story by now, should be a familiar one. As with Libya, top analysts have concluded that the recent Syrian unrest was planned many months ago, and has since been seized upon by the western media. It is not surprising here that unrest in that country has been both financed and driven mainly by a foreign agents of influence, and not true reform seekers as is depicted in the western mainstream press.
As with the technique used in Libya, the western PR machine will then spin the story that Assadâ€™s forces opened fire on â€œpeaceful protestersâ€ and therefore rendered illegitimate as a ruling government in that country. This PR effort is then helped along by digital trending using social networks like Twitter, with the majority of regime change activity being posted in English language format.
As we have seen in the final stages of the fall of Libya, not only are western-backed rebels receiving heavy arms and NATO air support, Britainâ€™s M16 have been on the ground directing military activities in the country, as well as known terrorists being shipped in and used by western intel agencies during the final stages of the civil war. The same can be expected in Syria should the country descend into an artificial civil war.
Western intelligence openly active in supporting and directing â€œrebelâ€ forces in Libya.
Clearly, Assad is unlikely to resign from power, which creates the ideal media conflict between him and his western detractors.
Predictably, and once again, in this situation President Barack Obamaâ€˜s calls for sanctions against Syria and for its leader President Assad to â€œstep downâ€ from power are all part of a PR and diplomatic process designed to soften the ground for an impending NATO, or â€œcoalitionâ€ group military intervention in Syria.
No one can deny the strategic importance of Syria on the grand chessboard. Itâ€™s bordering neighbors include no less than Israel, Turkey, Lebanon and most importantly now, Iraq. It is also a natural political ally of Iran and aligned firmly with the regionâ€™s last remaining independent militia, Hezbollah. To bring Syria under the globalist umbrella would be a key jewel on the globalist crown in their effort to control the entire Middle East and Central Asian region.
In addition, Syria is one the regionâ€™s most economically independent sovereign states and possesses an incredible basket of natural resources. For all these reasons, Syria is a very high priority for globalist economic privatisation and dismantling of the state that is currently in place.
Israelâ€™s stake in Syrian regime change is first and foremost- land. The Golan Heights, as well as its formerly occupied prize in the form of South Lebanon will be firmly within Israelâ€™s grasp if the country should eventually come under US and European globalist control. Israel has its sights set on the Golan Heights and South Lebanon.
Unlike Saddam Hussein in Iraq, or Gaddafi in Libya, President Assadâ€™s confidence in Syriaâ€™s ability to overcome the current western-backed coup is not misplaced optimism. Unlike other soft targets in the surrounding region, Syria maintains one of the largest, most loyal, and well-trained standing armies and air force operations in the region. They have state-of-the-art anti-aircraft defense systems in place, and a very sophisticated and well-oiled intelligence network, one which has given its near neighbor and traditional adversary, Israel, a very difficult time penetrating over the decades.
The report further states that:
â€œAssad warned against Libya-style military intervention, saying â€œany military action against Syria will bring repercussions that (the West) cannot tolerate.â€ There have been no serious international plans to launch such an operation, in part because the opposition has said it does not want Western countries to interfere.
Assad declared to U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday that military and security operations have stopped in Syria. Despite that pledge, the governmentâ€™s offensive has continued, although on a smaller scale.â€
The western globalist effort to absorb Syria in its fold will be by anyoneâ€™s estimation, a long, expensive and very difficult process to install a US-Euro-Israeli compliant regime to replace Assadâ€™s government. Time is not on their side. It is doubtful that despite their recent victories in North Africa, the US-Euro-Israeli Axis will be able to withstand the domestic political and economic pressures which face the ruling regimes at home.
If there is a country that can, and are prepared to hold out, despite globalist PR and political pressures- it is Syria. In addition, tempting the wand of fate with Syria also risks pulling Iran — or Russia — into a wider regional conflict, the results of which, war game planners in Whitehall and the Pentagon are already studying and preparing scenarios for.
For those reasons, the coming months may reveal a series of successive western moves which planners in Washington, London and Tel Aviv hope will accelerate destabilisation of the country leading to regime change. This may include pre-emptive measures, like an early assassination attempt on President Assad using western or Israeli intelligence operatives already in play in the region.
A successful NATO operation in Syria would probably come at a high cost, but it would in effect remove the Middle Eastâ€™s last remaining strong independent state from the chess board, paving the way forward for a unified globalist control over the entire region.
(c) Copyright Patrick Henningsen, 21st Century Wire, 2011
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