UK Govt.’s military plans against Syria

West against Syria

The war-hungry hooligans have started licking their bloody lips again.  This time they are hungrier, grown shameless and shows utter dis-respect towards rest of the world, UN Security Council and the UN itself.  

Latest news from UK confirms that UK Government is drawing up contingency military plans in response to the alleged chemical weapons usage in Syria.

What are the current ground realities?

  • Though it looks highly possible, usage of chemical weapons is not yet proven.
  • It is not known who used the chemical weapons.  But of course, US and UK require no proof to “confirm” it is the Syrian Government to be blamed.
  • UN Security Council has not agreed on any attack on Syria, which is a UN member state and a sovereign country.

Where is world politics heading to? 

When did it become a norm that an independent country could be attacked based on speculations and accusations? 

It is true that Syria is going through an intense civil war, with both sides doing all they could do to defeat the other.  But that does not give US or UK any excuse to intervene.  They are not world police.

Rebels in Pak-occupied-Kashmir – while conducting terrorist attacks – are crying for decades that India is oppressing civilians in the region.  Does that give rights to US/UK or any other war-obsessed nation a license to attack India? 

The world should join Russia and China to strongly oppose and condemn any plans of attack against Syria.  Military decisions, if any, is the very last option, taken at UN level, with full agreement and support from all members of UN Security Council.  Period.

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2 thoughts on “UK Govt.’s military plans against Syria

  1. Interesting post. I posted something on this topic a while ago; baring in mind what you’ve written you may be interested. rileyfrost.wordpress.com/2013/08/26/what-are-the-concequences-of-military-intervention-in-syria/

    1. Thank you for your comments; went through your article which is a good one with facts and figures. Quoting your post, it is absolutely essential for UK and US Governments to remember that “any military intervention without approval from the UN Security Council would be deemed a breach of international law”.
      Mere this fact is good enough for rest of the world to take stance against these bullying countries. What is currently happening in Syria is an intense civil war. Though it is unfortunate, it is not for the UK and US to intervene here as world police. It is for the UN Security Council and member states to take a decision and get it approved. Then, and then only, an intervention is internationally approved. That intervention decision could very well be a non-military one too.

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