As if ruining Iraq weren’t enough, the U.S. is now gunning for Syria, said the London-based pan-Arab newspaper Al-Quds al-Arabi in an editorial. The Americans last week pushed through a binding U.N. resolution establishing an international tribunal to try those involved in the 2005 assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri. The resolution’s hostile intent against Syria is made clear by a clause that allows the “U.S.-British-French triangle” to use force to compel the tribunal’s creation and witnesses to testify. U.N. investigators already claim that Syrian intelligence was behind the car bombing that killed Hariri. And for the warmongers in the U.S., it’s not enough that Syria pulled its troops out of Lebanon after Hariri’s death. They obviously plan to “militarily overthrow the Syrian regime under the pretext that this regime failed to comply with the international resolution.” It’s the same trick the Americans used in Iraq.
Syria won’t stand for this, said Syria’s Tish
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