Published time: August 28, 2013 20:18
By Pepe Escobar
Only a few days before the 12th anniversary of 9/11, Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama might be fighting side by side with… al-Qaeda, as he was foolish enough to be trapped by his own rhetoric on Syria.
The dogs of war bark and the caravan… is Tomahawked. Amid out-of-control hysteria, the proverbial “unnamed US officials” spin like demented centrifuges.
Obama’s “kinetic operation” on Syria will fall out of the sky “in the next few days.” It will be “limited,”lasting only “three days,” or “no more than two days.” It will “send a message,” a “short, sharp attack” against less than 50 sites on a list of targets.
But then long-range bombers may “possibly” join the Tomahawk barrage, and all bets are off.
A proverbial, anonymous “senior administration official”even stressed the “desire to get it done before the president leaves for Russia next week.”
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