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Syrians are resisting US shock and awe tactics: Saeb Shaath

The West is desperate now… after the election of Obama for the second term, they are going to intensify their war to destabilize Syria to try to collapse it from within.

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Saeb Shaeth

Saeb Shaath

 

 

According to an analyst, Jordan, Turkey and Israel are involved in smuggling weapons and training terrorists to wage a terror war on the population of Syria.

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Violence continues to increase in Syria with three recent car bomb explosions leaving seven people dead and many more injured. Government officials say the US and its regional allies are behind the unrest that has been ongoing in Syria for the past 20 months and that the insurgents are not Syrians, but mainly foreign militia.

Press TV has interviewed Mr. Saeb Shaath, author and Middle East expert on these developments. The following is an approximate transcription of the interview.

Press TV: It seems the more we move forward every day the more we’re hearing about increased violence in Syria and it seems that those who are supporting what the government is calling the terrorists, there is no backing down.
What do you think it will take now at this point in order for Syrians to regain control over their country?

Shaath: If we look first at why Darha there are insurgents crossing from bordering Jordan, in Jordan there is the US command of the proxy war on terror – a war of terror I mean on Syria. And there are training facilities run by the US and Israel over there.
We have been told by a Turkish intelligence officer who had been captured in Homs last spring about the training facilities run by Israel in there [Jordan].

Yesterday The Wall Street Journal revealed that Jordan has stepped up its support to armed terrorist groups in Syria from its border allowing large and significant sophisticated weaponry to be smuggled into Syria.

All of that terror is aiming to collapse Damascus through Darah. Since the Syrian army succeeded in sealing the borders evenly with Lebanon, we still have now Jordan reactivated and the Turkish becoming heavily involved.
We see the foreign-backed terror gangs who are waging this large scale proxy war in Syria for the last 20 months didn’t achieve any of their aims over the last 20 months apart from destruction , with all the petrodollar moneys and the sophisticated weaponry and involvement of US, Turkish and Arab countries. Even Bashar Assad in his interview to Russia Today confirms the same.
So, the attacks, the assassinations I can see them the beheadings actually of the supporters and all the injured soldiers as we seen them on videos, all are aimed at scaring the people and pushing them desperately to accept these terms or face that kind of sort or style of terror activities in their own cities and towns.

Press TV: How successful do you think they have been in scaring the people, as you say, at this point in time? Will they be able to instill enough fear in the people that you think that they will be able to get the upper hand or what will it take – my main question is – what will it take to regain security in Syria?

Shaath: We’ve seen all that before, all such crimes were planed very well in the ‘shock and awe’ doctrine used by the US war on Iraq and proxy wars in the area from Somalia to Afghanistan.

That is the contexture, which they are marketing right now to the people of Syria and in line with George W. Bush doctrine, which is “you are either with us or against us” to prepare such future.

The West is desperate now… after the election of Obama for the second term, they are going to intensify their war to destabilize Syria to try to collapse it from within.
The people in Syria, they’ve seen before the waves of refugees from Iraq coming to them and told them the horror stories of the shock and awe they faced in Iraq. Syrians are determined to withstand the shock and awe doctrine tactics the Americans used in there. So the Syrians are aware of what kind of future would be waiting for them if they bow to such a tactics.

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Justice for Palestine, Jews Step Forward.

These are the moral voices of bravery and justice inside JEWS STEP FORWARD

This indie documentary highlights twenty-four moral voices within the American Jewish community speaking on behalf of justice for the indigenous Palestinian people.  Directed and produced by Elika Rezaee and Marjorie Wright, this powerful, truthful, controversial documentary has been screened at festivals around the world.  It has been recognised by the 2016 justice Awards Festival and given a certificate of merit as the best “Human Rights, War and Peace film in the category Documentary Feature” by the sixteen International Film Festivals.

“Few are willing to brave the disapproval of their fellows, the censure of the colleagues, the wrath of their society. Moral courage is a rarer commodity than bravery in battle or great intelligence. Yet it is the one essential, vital quality for those who seek to change a world that yields most painfully to change. Each time a person stands up for an idea, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, (s)he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centres of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.”– Robert F. Kennedy. These are the moral voices of bravery and justice inside JEWS STEP FORWARD.

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Zionist entity ‘Israel’ fabricating fictitious victories in South Lebanon.

Shaath, said “there is a complete paralysis in northern occupied Palestine, as identified by and stated by the former Zionist entity Minister of Security Avigdor Lieberman. Who said “Nasrallah’s Statement it meant, an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth”

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Zionists occupation army falsely claim a “victory” against the resistance to psych up its forces. Lebanese Hezbollah stated that Zionist entity ‘Israel’ claim about border clashes aims to fabricate fictitious victories.

Lebanon’s prime minister warns sternly about potential escalation in the aftermath of a recent ‘Israeli’ border incursion, saying the occupying regime is trying to manipulate the rules of engagement with the country.

“The enemy is trying to change the rules of battle with Lebanon,” Hassan Diab tweeted on Tuesday. “I call for caution in coming days because I fear the situation will deteriorate in light of heightened tensions on our border,” he added.

Saeb Sha’ath, an author and Middle East political expert said in an interview with Press TV: there is a complete paralysis in northern occupied Palestine, as identified by and stated by the former Zionist entity Minister of Security Avigdor Lieberman. Who said “Nasrallah’s Statement it meant, an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth”

  Sha’ath added  “As a result of this tension,  a military vehicle crashed in the Shebaa Farms,  killing of one soldier and wounding another.  Actually yesterday the Zionist occupation army clashed with shadows   “the shadows of the resistance fighters .”.

Sha’ath said “the panic swept the political, military, security, inelegance and the media circles  within the Zionist entity after the announced  position in Hizballah’s  statement.”

Martyr Ali Kamel Mohsen

A day earlier, Zionist entity ‘Israel’ fired dozens of shells into Lebanon’s Shebaa Farms, which Tel Aviv has occupied since 1967. A Reuters’ witness counted dozens of Israeli shells hitting the occupied area.

The Zionist regime claimed it launched the attack after an attempt by Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement to “infiltrate” into the occupied territories.

The movement has roundly rejected the claim, saying the Zionist regime has come up with the account to falsely claim a “victory” against the resistance and try to psych up its forces.

‘Nasrallah dictating agenda to Israel’

Addressing the recent developments, Amiram Levin, former commander of the Zionist ‘Israeli’ military’s Northern Command, said “It is [Hezbollah’s Secretary General Seyyed Hassan] Nasrallah that dictates the agenda to ‘Israel’.” Nasrallah, he cited the case of the ‘Israeli’ occupation forces incursion — that came with apparently no provocation on the part of Hezbollah — as an instance of the regime going off half-cocked due to its fear of the resistance group. “The security incident of the last day is shameful,” Levin said.

Former Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman, meanwhile, acknowledged the regime’s fearfulness of Hezbollah. He attributed the trigger-readiness of the  Zionist regime’s forces to the Zionist entity’s  assassination of Ali Mohsen, a Hezbollah member near the Syrian capital Damascus last Monday. The atrocity warranted outspoken warnings from the resistance movements.

Lieberman said the entire northern part of the territories that are under ‘Israeli’ occupation have become “crippled” since the assassination of Ali Kamel Mohsen, who was martyred during the latest Zionist ‘occupation aggression against Syria that was staged from the Tel Aviv-occupied Golan Heights.

Although Hezbollah has said it reserves the right to retaliate for the atrocity, the movement asserted on Monday that “the answer to the martyrdom of [our] brother,  Ali Kamel Mohsen, in the vicinity of Damascus airport has not been given yet.”

“Zionist occupiers must still wait for that answer and their punishment at the hands of the resistance forces,” it added, refuting Tel Aviv’s claims that it tried to strike the occupied territories in an act of revenge.

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Iran will restore commitments to ‘JCPOA’ nuclear deal when its interests are met.

Shaath: The US alliance want to see a failing state that they can control, to loot Iran and put it under their control. And, to stop Iran from becoming a strong state, who can help the region to develop, this is the strategic aim; which we all can see, as well the leadership of Iran can see it

Tehran has never severed ties with the IAEA

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The Islamic Republic will continue its peaceful nuclear program according to the terms of agreement with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) since Tehran sees the peaceful use of nuclear energy as an inalienable right of the nation, says a senior Foreign Ministry official. Press TV interviewed Saeb Shaath, Mid East political expert to discuss the issues.

Shaath: Iran’s leadership understands that from day one of the Iranian revolution throwing out the Sha tyrannical regime and the US forces and Zionists with their reactionary forces in the region, they joined forces together to destabilise the new sovereign Islamic state, which the people of Iran brought to power.

 The US alliance want to see a failing state that they can control, to loot Iran and put it under their control. And, to stop Iran from becoming a strong state, who can help the region to develop, this is the strategic aim; which we all can see, as well the leadership of Iran can see it.         

So, we see the western and Israeli intelligence services, are waging covert and overt operations inside Iran sabotaging and assassinating of scientists, starting lots of troubles in the country and as well waging underground asymmetric warfare.

The leadership of Iran understands well why the USA and the Zionist entity ‘Israel’ are doing so.

We can see that the United States, is acting as a rogue state, since Trump’s administration arrived to office, it started to pull the USA out of many international commitments, one of them is the Iranian peaceful nuclear program, that to serve the interests of the USA and some others.

Iran understands that peaceful use of nuclear energy is an inalienable right for the country; since the Iranians are insisting, that if they to continue with their commitments, the terms of agreement with (IAEA) have to be meet.  For Iran, that means Trump’s administration not to impose these “toughest ever” sanctions against Iran, and to retract from them and to listen to the international community, to the UN Security Council which supported such a deal.

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