Luring Trump Into Mideast Wars

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Authored by Daniel Lazare via,

Donald Trump entered military terra incognita on Thursday by launching an illegal Tomahawk missile strike on an air base in eastern Syria. Beyond the clear violation of international law, the practical results are likely to be disastrous, drawing the U.S. deeper into the Syrian quagmire.

But it would be a mistake to focus all the criticism on Trump. Not only are Democrats also at fault, but a good argument could be made that they bear even greater responsibility.

For years, near-total unanimity has reigned on Capitol Hill concerning America’s latest villains du jour, Russia’s Vladimir Putin and Syria’s Bashar al-Assad. Congressmen, senators, think-tank strategists, and op-ed analysts all have agreed that Putin and Assad are the prime enemies of “peace,” by which is meant global American hegemony, and that therefore the U.S. must stop at nothing to weaken or neutralize them or force them to exit the world stage.

Until recently, in fact, just about the only politically significant dissenter was Trump. Accusing reporters of twisting the news at a tumultuous press conference in late February, he told them, “Now tomorrow, you’ll say, ‘Donald Trump wants to get along with Russia, this is terrible.’ It’s not terrible. It’s good.”

But since getting along with Russia was terrible for America’s perpetually bellicose foreign-policy establishment, Official Washington declared war on Trump, building on Hillary Clinton’s charge during the last presidential debate that he was Putin’s “puppet.” It became the conventional wisdom that Trump was a “Siberian candidate” being inserted in the White House by a satanic Kremlin determined to bend freedom-loving Americans to its will.

As Inauguration Day approached, President Obama’s intelligence chiefs pulled out all stops to persuade the public that (a) Russian intelligence had engineered Clinton’s defeat by hacking the Democratic National Committee’s computers and placing thousands of embarrassing emails in the hands of WikiLeaks and that (b) Trump was somehow complicit in the effort.

The campaign was highly effective. The alleged Putin-Trump relationship was a major feature at the anti-Trump protests surrounding his inauguration and the major U.S. news media pounded on the Russia “scandal” daily.

On Feb. 13, barely four weeks after taking office, Trump crumbled under a mounting barrage of political abuse and gave National Security Adviser Michael Flynn the boot after it was revealed that he had talked with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the transition, supposedly in violation of the 1799 Logan Act, an absurd piece of ancient legislation that even The New York Times referred to as “a dusty, old law” that should have been repealed generations ago.

Trump Putin


Under Media Pressure

A day later, the administration reeled again when the Times charged in a front-page exposé that “members of Donald J. Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and other Trump associates had repeated contacts with senior Russian intelligence officials in the year before the election.”

The article provided no evidence and no names and said nothing about whether such contacts were knowing or unknowing, i.e., whether they involved a John le Carré-style midnight rendezvous or merely an exchange of pleasantries with someone who may or may not have been connected to the FSB, as Russia’s version of the CIA is known.

In a March 6 article entitled “Pause This Presidency,” Times columnist Charles M. Blow called for little less than a coup d’état: “The American people must immediately demand a cessation of all consequential actions by this ‘president’ until we can be assured that Russian efforts to hack our election … did not also include collusion with or cover-up by anyone involved in the Trump campaign and now administration.”

How “the American people” would demand such a cessation or who would provide such assurances was not specified.

On March 31, CNN quoted an unnamed senior administration official saying that Trump’s hopes of a rapprochement with Russia were fading because he “believes in the current atmosphere – with so much media scrutiny and ongoing probes into Trump-Russia ties and election meddling – that it won’t be possible to ‘make a deal.’”

Thus, Trump found himself increasingly boxed in by hostile forces. But he still tried to fulfill his promise to concentrate on defeating terrorists in Syria and Iraq. On March 30, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley announced that the U.S. administration “priority is no longer to sit there and focus on getting Assad out,” but to concentrate on defeating Al Qaeda and ISIS instead.

But the more Trump contemplated his predicament in the following days, the more he realized how untenable it had come. Tuesday’s poison-gas incident in Idlib thus offered a way out regardless of who was actually responsible. The only way for Trump to make peace with the “deep state” in Washington was by waging war on Syria.

Finally, on Thursday, hours before Trump sent a volley of cruise missiles wafting towards Syria, Hillary Clinton taunted him by declaring that America “should take out his [Assad’s] airfields and prevent him from being able to use them to bomb innocent people.” The effect was to all but force Trump to show that he was every bit as macho as the former First Lady.

Frog-Marching Trump

Trump is certainly a fool for going ahead with such an attack in clear contravention of international law and entangling the United States more deeply into the complicated Syrian conflict. But the blame also should go to the people who frog-marched him to the precipice and then all but commanded him to step over the edge.

Within hours, all the usual suspects were congratulating one of the most scorned U.S. presidents in history for taking the leap.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said: “Making sure Assad knows that when he commits such despicable atrocities he will pay a price is the right thing to do.” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi described Trump’s missile barrage as “a proportional response to the regime’s use of chemical weapons.”

Republican super-hawks Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham, previously as anti-administration as any Democrat, issued a joint statement declaring that Trump “deserves the support of the American people,” while liberal heart-throb Sen. Elizabeth Warren also agreed that “the Syrian regime must be held accountable for this horrific act.”

The Guardian, as fiercely anti-Trump as it is anti-Putin and anti-Assad, conceded that “Donald Trump has made his point” and that the next step would be up to Russia. All in all, Trump had never gotten such good press. It’s clear that Official Washington was pleased with Trump’s handiwork and was eager to encourage him to do more.

But the missile barrage was not just an assault on Syria but on reason and good sense, too. Although the Washington Post’s Adam Taylor tried to make it seem that the only critics of the missile barrage are members of the alt-right “known for espousing racist, anti-Semitic and sexist points of view,” the fact is that criticism flowed in from other quarters.

At Alternet, Vijay Prashad pointed out that there were few independent observers in Khan Shaykhun, the farming town where the April 4 incident occurred, to provide an accurate account. Eyewitnesses “with the densest relationship to the armed opposition,” he wrote, “are the first to claim that this attack was done by the government.”

Consortiumnews’ Robert Parry pointed out that rather than dropping the gas themselves, Syrian or Russian warplanes could well have triggered an outbreak by bombing a facility containing “chemicals that the rebels were planning to use in some future attack.” Parry also noted that Al Qaeda, which controls Idlib province, could have “staged the incident to elicit precisely the international outrage directed at Assad as has occurred.”

[Previously, United Nations investigators have received eyewitness testimony from Syrians about rebels staging an alleged chlorine-bomb attack so it would be pinned on the Assad regime.]

Something similar may well have occurred in August 2013, a sarin-gas missile attack on the outskirts of Damascus that killed hundreds and that appears to have been launched from a rebel-controlled area two kilometers away. The two incidents are curiously parallel.

The August 2013 incident, which horrified the world and brought the Obama administration to the brink of its own attack on the Syrian government, occurred just days after a U.N. team had arrived in Damascus to investigate an alleged chemical attack by rebels against Syrian government troops some four months earlier.

It made little sense for the Assad regime to have invited U.N. investigators in and then launch a more horrific chemical-weapons attack just miles from the investigators’ hotel. It would be a bit like someone inviting a police inspector to dinner and then committing a murder in full view.

Trump Assad

Not Making Sense

As one independent analysis noted in 2013, the Assad regime would have to have decided to carry out a large-scale attack “despite (a) making steady gains against rebel positions, (b) receiving a direct threat from the US that the use of chemical weapons would trigger intervention, (c) having constantly assured their Russian allies that they will not use such weapons, (d) prior to the attack, only using non-lethal chemicals and only against military targets.”

The Assad government would also have had to decide “to (a) send forces into rebel-held area, where they are exposed to sniper fire from multiple directions, (b) use locally manufactured short-range rockets, instead of any of the long-range high quality chemical weapons in their arsenal, and (c) use low quality sarin.”

All of which seems supremely unlikely, but much of the mainstream U.S. media still treats the 2013 sarin-gas attack as the undeniable case of Assad crossing Obama’s “red line” against using chemical weapons. And the highly dubious 2013 incident is cited as a key reason to believe that Assad has done it again. [Recently, The New York Times has quietly backed off the 2013 claims although not explicitly retracting its earlier reporting blaming the attack on the Assad regime.]

Assad would have possibly even stronger reasons not to deploy sarin gas on April 4, 2017. He would have to make a conscious decision to court world opprobrium at a time when the tide of the war was finally turning in his favor with the liberation of Aleppo last December and with most world leaders having concluded that the Assad regime was here to stay.

To have produced and deployed a sarin bomb would have meant deliberately risking military intervention more than three years after Syria reached an agreement with the United Nations to destroy its entire chemical-weapons stockpile so as to avoid … military intervention.

All of which seems supremely unlikely as well. It would be an act of suicide – and after holding off a combined U.S., Saudi, Qatari, and Turkish assault for half a decade or more, one thing that Assad does not appear to be is suicidal.

Although Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said, “there is no doubt in our mind that the Syrian regime under the leadership of Bashar al-Assad is responsible for this horrific attack,” in reality there is plenty of doubt.

Nevertheless, Trump decided to fire away before the facts were in because the enemy he is most worried about is not the one half a world away in Syria, but the Democratic-neocon alliance in his own backyard. The political warfare in Washington is now generating more agony from real wars in the Middle East.

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Future Jim's picture

Trump Confirms He Is NWO

I outed Trump as a ringer on 3/3/16 and as the NWO choice on 11/19/16, and given Syria and other actions, I think that now everyone would have to agree.
Pinto Currency's picture

General H. R. McMaster Manipulating Intelligence Reports to Trump, Wants 150,000 Ground Soldiers in Syria

Current National Security Adviser Herbert Raymond “H. R.” McMaster is manipulating intelligence reports given to President Donald Trump, Cernovich Media can now report. McMaster is plotting how to sell a massive ground war in Syria to President Trump with the help of disgraced former CIA director and convicted criminal David Petraeus, who mishandled classified information by sharing documents with his mistress.


Frmr CIA operative Steele feels Kushner may be a MOSSAD agent:


Ivanka / Kusher pushing Syria war as well. They are a team.

GUS100CORRINA's picture

Pinto Currency ... Thanks for sharing  ... appreciate your research into these matters.

TRUTH is TRUTH no matter where it comes from in the world.

winged's picture

NOBODY is LURING Trump into shit. He said he was gonna bomb the shit out of the Middle East when he was campaigning.

stizazz's picture

It's not global hegemony the US is aiming for.

If it were, the US would have invaded little tiny Cuba a loooong time ago. Cuba is in the US's backyard for crying out loud. And it has remained untouched.

All the Mid-East terrors and wars are by and for IsraHELL.

cossack55's picture

So........Trump is French?

BaBaBouy's picture

Never ending MIC Expansionism...
What A Disaster For the Regular US Folks trying To Live An Honest Decent Life ~ ~ ~

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Donald Trump (not verified) BaBaBouy Apr 9, 2017 3:57 PM

Do not worry.

Trump knows what he's doing: he's sheepishly following the Goldmanites and Kushnerites orders. Should I mention Soros is funding Kushner? Too painful, am I right? Pls disregard.

Stack on popcorn because you'll have a first row ticket:

Trump's War: The War to End All World


~ The neocons and CNN finally show their love to me.. I won ~

- I am Donald Trump and I approve this message -

HowdyDoody's picture

MAGA - Making al Qaeda Great Again.

The US military is now officially al Qaeda's heavy lifting team. I can't wait to see the service medals.



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chubbar's picture

I didn't realize that Trump was elected to "make peace" with the deep state. Silly me, I thought he was elected to drain the swamp and stop these wars.

I'll tell you this, he's going to catch a shit load more flak than Hillary would have because he ran on a anti-war platform.

Ledlak's picture

Trump now part of the the swamp he promised to drain.

fx's picture

So Trump fires missiles on Syria because he is afraid of the neocon deep $tate. Here goes the "most powerful man in the world".
Eye opening for all those snowflakes in their deeep-$tate-sponsored "safe spaces". If they only were willing to look.

NidStyles's picture

The sad thing is that his base would have stood behind him 100% had he taken the deep state stooges on head on.

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space shitle (not verified) NidStyles Apr 9, 2017 4:15 PM

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Son of Loki's picture

Trump is making a huge mistake not arresting Soros and not firing Comey.

Soros should be in jail solitary and Hillary alongside him.

The Ram's picture

That's true NidStyles.  Now Trump is quickly losing the base that made his improbable election possible in the first place.  Let's see in 2017: no tax reform, no Obamacare replacement, and another war in the ME.  Gee, that's what I voted for!  

cheka's picture

and the morons claim it's about oil, or worse, pipelines


Invinciblehandaxe's picture

many trolls like you appeared here lately
talmud joos upping the ant for suckers like you?
enjoy your radioactive paper evil fucker

Lea's picture

For Israel?

No. Look at what the USA has done since WW2: wars, wars and more wars. Vietnam, Korea, Cambodia where the USA dropped tons of bombs had nothing to do with Israel. And I could carry on like that for a long time, since the list of the US interventions is never-ending.

Ask yourself why the USA has been at war for nearly THE WHOLE of its history. It's in front of your eyes, when you look at the US war budget: over half of the federal expenditure goes to wars or the military. Why is that so, you think? Because wars are highly profitable business, that's why.

So the way this happens is as follows 1) find some small, weak country, 2) decide to go to war against it, 3) concoct some phoney narrative for the plebs (call the leader of the country a "dictator" who "barrel-bombs" his population, point to some pipeline or other, bring up "containment" in case the country is communist, you name it. As long as the plebs will swallow the narrative, anything will do), 4) rake in the enormous profits.

The whole thing is hidden in plain sight. And the war pigs have achieved getting Trump on their side. After a small scare -- what if Trump had been serious about ending the US wars? --  they can go back to their trough. And carry on eating their way through your taxpayer money.

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 Lea,you may be asking yourself why all the downvotes? I think I have your answer.

 You are responding to an epic serial spammer.

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 We can't lend legitimacy to this illegitimate bastard.

 As has been said before by smarter people than me:

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Franklin Mint Chip (not verified) Montani Semper Liberi Apr 9, 2017 5:41 PM

"luring" my ass.... Trump was a neocon fraud from the get-go. I think that much should be pretty damn apparent to everyone by now!

Montani Semper Liberi's picture

 And just what the f*ck does this have to do with my comment? 

 Just another blindly placed reply by Mr 2 weeks and 3 days?



Montani Semper Liberi's picture

 Sorry guys and gals, I'm in a mood.

Montani Semper Liberi's picture

 Reread my post above. I've already explained myself once. Comprehenion is the key here.

Lea's picture

"Your response to this troll throws suspicion on you, deserved or not."

Thank you for the tip, Montani Semper Liberi. This individual/bot/creature has so many accounts, I admit I didn't keep track of all the list. But, had I been yet another account of the same individual/animal/fungal infection, I would have upvoted myself, which I didn't.

Plus, as opposed to his (or her, or its) comments, mine made sense.

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You know what, I'm going to go look into and see if this type of module already exists. There is no reason not to have a tool that auto-bans serial spammers.

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Mr Blue (not verified) techpriest Apr 10, 2017 5:44 AM

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This gives you an idea of the "moral compass" of Trump and the rest of the USA:

"Saying that the firing of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Syrian targets on Thursday night was “way better than blasting Ricky Larson with my Super Soaker in the 6th grade,” President Trump seemed to downplay the seriousness of deploying American military force against a Russian ally.

Unease among his generals did not seem to deter the president, who posted another cavalier tweet early Friday morning: “Gave order to knock out Syrian airfield last night. Trust me, better than Warhammer or Call of Duty, and I’ve played ALL versions!”


Future Jim's picture

He must be lulling the NWO into a false sense of security before he delivers the death blow to them ... yes ... that's it ... I'm sure of it. /sarc

chubbar's picture

I don't think they had "super soakers" when Trump was in the 6th grade.

Gonzogal's picture

I leave it to you to argue that with him!

Chupacabra-322's picture

And these are the same terrorists (trained by the Pentagon) who are the alleged target of Washington’s counterterrorism bombing campaign initiated by Obama in August 2014:

“The Pentagon scheme established in 2012 consisted in equipping and training Al Qaeda rebels in the use of chemical weapons, with the support of military contractors hired by the Pentagon, and then holding the Syrian government responsible for using the WMD against the Syrian people.

What is unfolding is a diabolical scenario –which is an integral part of military planning– namely a situation where opposition terrorists advised by Western defense contractors are actually in possession of chemical weapons.

This is not a rebel training exercise in non-proliferation. While president Obama states that “you will be held accountable” if “you” (meaning the Syrian government) use chemical weapons, what is contemplated as part of this covert operation is the possession of chemical weapons by the US-NATO sponsored terrorists, namely “by our” Al Qaeda affiliated operatives, including the Al Nusra Front which constitutes the most effective Western financed and trained fighting group, largely integrated by foreign mercenaries. In a bitter twist, Jabhat al-Nusra, a US sponsored “intelligence asset”, was recently put on the State Department’s list of terrorist organizations.

The West claims that it is coming to the rescue of the Syrian people, whose lives are allegedly threatened by Bashar Al Assad. The truth of the matter is that the Western military alliance is not only supporting the terrorists, including the Al Nusra Front, it is also making chemical weapons available to its proxy “opposition” rebel forces.

The next phase of this diabolical scenario is that the chemical weapons in the hands of Al Qaeda operatives will be used against civilians, which could potentially lead an entire nation into a humanitarian disaster.

The broader issue is: who is a threat to the Syrian people? The Syrian government of Bashar al Assad or the US-NATO-Israel military alliance which is recruiting “opposition” terrorist forces, which are now being trained in the use of chemical weapons.” (Michel Chossudovsky, May 8, 2013, minor edit)

More from the article:

The Pentagon’s Training of “Rebels” (aka Al Qaeda Terrorists) in the Use of Chemical Weapons

CNN accuses Bashar Al Assad of killing his own people while also acknowledging that the “rebels” are not only in possession of chemical weapons, but that these “moderate terrorists” affiliated with Al Nusra are trained in the use of chemical weapons by specialists on contract to the Pentagon.

In a twisted logic, the Pentagon’s mandate was to ensure that the rebels aligned with Al Qaeda would not acquire or use WMD, by actually training them in the use of chemical weapons (sounds contradictory):

“The training [in chemical weapons], which is taking place in Jordan and Turkey, involves how to monitor and secure stockpiles and handle weapons sites and materials, according to the sources. Some of the contractors are on the ground in Syria working with the rebels to monitor some of the sites, according to one of the officials.

The nationality of the trainers was not disclosed, though the officials cautioned against assuming all are American. (CNN, December 09, 2012, emphasis added)

screenshot of the CNN article, the original link has been redirected to CNN blogs,

The above report by CNN’s award winning journalist Elise Labott (relegated to the status a CNN blog), refutes CNN’s numerous accusations directed against Bashar Al Assad.

Who is doing the training of terrorists in the use of chemical weapons? From the horse’s mouth: CNN

GUS100CORRINA's picture


Well said ... Thanks for sharing.

What your post proves is that the "shit storm" in Syria started during the OBAMA/CLINTON reign of terror.  

President TRUMP and his team have one hell of a mess to clean up.

Have a blessed week.

Future Jim's picture

I suppose there is a 1% chance that Trump is doing what he has to do to take down the NWO, and that he knows he will die if he crosses them or their proxies (i.e. the CIA and Israel) directly. However, he must take down the NWO if he wants to "make America great again" because the NWO is working feverishly to take down the American people to any extent necessary to implement their New World Order.

The NWO has already neutralized the peoples of other countries, and now, the American people are the last thing standing in their way because Americans ... well ... Anglocentric Americans ... are the best armed and least friendly towards the NWO agenda.

The NWO doesn't want to destroy America any more than necessary because America is the goose that laid the golden egg, but ... we just wouldn't give them Hillary - not by voting, which is rigged, but because we made her too much of a liability for them. We just had to do things the hard way ...

The only way Trump could take down the NWO would be to give them everything they want, harder and faster than ever before, while slowly making it more obvious to Americans and the world who it is that should be the object of their disgust. Meanwhile the NWO will be too euphoric to realize what is happening. Then, Trump would have a mandate to take them down.

While the 1% chance of a good Trump is interesting and a slim cause for hope, that also means there is a 99% chance that Trump is working against you and setting you up. Of course, there is a 100% chance that Hillary, Obama, and Bush are working against you.

curbjob's picture

"The NWO has already neutralized the peoples of other countries, and now, the American people are the last thing standing in their way because Americans ... well ... Anglocentric Americans ... are the best armed and least friendly towards the NWO agenda."


Lol, least friendly huh ?

You mean the America of Pepsi and Coke ?

The America with the highest per capita rate of incarceration ?

The America that carries the highest percentage of personal debt from the 5 largest global banks ? That one ? That watches a disproportionate number of television hours compared to the rest of the planet  ?

Nuts ... America is the fucking NWO.

Future Jim's picture

Just as Americans are being played ... you are also being played. That is why you think the American people are the players. I'm doing what I can to remedy all of this at

old naughty's picture

just imagine why a few called americans to stop paying their taxes?

"useful idiots" !

players still...

Tiwin's picture

As a gamblin man , I do not want to take any bet where the odds are 99 to 1 , thank you very much.

Enceladus's picture

So he's stuffing the gizzard? NOW foi gras?

Invinciblehandaxe's picture

bollocks dude. are you trying to justify you were played by joo balls licking trump? i was too but i have the balls to realize it sucker!!

QuantumEasing's picture

Pinto Currency, AKA Xythras, FOAD, spammer.

Dark star's picture

In response, Russia, China, and Iran would put in 150,000 troops each and China would open a second front in the China Sea.

Make no mistake, the response to a US attack on Syria would be rapid and overwhelming.

The intention of those defending Syria would be that bombs land on the US mainland as soon as possible; Putin has already made that clear.

The Empire's last war is always lost.

America's allies, such as they are, would serve the cause of friendship with the American people well, by making it clear that the US is on its own. People across the world know that America is making war on the basis of lies, and they will have something to say to their Governments if they get sucked into a war on the side of evil.

sister tika's picture

There will be no "ground war" in Syria with 150K US troops. Russia with the assistance of China, Iran, Syria (perhaps Turkey as well) will blow our shit away before that happens.

Listen to what Mr. Putin is saying! He will stop us by whatever means necessary at his disposal. He has no other choice now. Nobody in DC, Tel Aviv or (The City of) London is giving him any alternative.

This is real deal. This is where the rubber meets the road. Opposing nuclear-armed navies/air forces will be in close proximity of each other within a week or two at the most (unless somebody starts a peaceful dialogue).

I don't know how else to say it. Prepare accordingly as best you can.

HowdyDoody's picture

Tillerson is supposed to be meeting Putin 11-12 April. I wonder if Tillerson will go ahead. The UK's Boris 'Needs a Blow Job' Johnson pulled out. He gave a bs reason about Russia supporting Assad. I expect he was shit scared of having to face a real leader who isn't intimidated by western bs.


Invinciblehandaxe's picture

"The UK's Boris 'Needs a Blow Job" i almost laughpissed my pyjama. Thank you!! The best thing i read in a week.