Viewing conflicts through the eye of Counterinsurgency COIN – Since 2007
There is a simple rule of thumb when it comes to any government’s press service statements: Don’t believe anything until it has been officially denied. There is also a second rule of thumb: if the truth is then made obvious, it isn’t as simple as it appears.
Damming reports have recently emerged suggesting that the Turkish and American intelligence services have jointly “cooked intelligence” in order to impose a fully fledged shooting war on Syria. This has, or course, been officially denied. Well they would, wouldn’t they? Well, we would see it that way, wouldn’t we?
Investigative journalist Seymour Hersh has begun dropping bombshells which may finish off a string of carefully spun stories at the most inopportune of times. His revelations may prove to be the straw which broke the US administrations “back” over Syria. Or maybe they are breaking another back entirely, under the convenient cover of damaging…
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