Hillary Quite Contrary: American Zealotry

About Hillary Clinton in public on the world stage on Sri Lanka on 22 April 2009

“One glaring instance of this blinding zealotry in the wielding of power was when Clinton directed a tongue-lashing at the government of Sri Lanka on the 22nd April 2009 for engendering “a terrible humanitarian tragedy.”[1] about 36 hours after all the Western ambassadors had been shown real time aerial footage[2] of some 100-110,000 civilians streaming across the shallow parts of Nandikadal Lagoon to safety in the wake of a remarkable SL Army military operation launched on the night of the 19th April.” …Michael Roberts = https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2017/04/26/the-death-toll-in-2009-deceit-and-myopia-international-and-lankan/#more-25087

             The Exodus 21-24 April 2009    Smoke from air strike in Syria – 1413219939287_wps_33_Smoke_from_an_airstrike_b-300×199.jpg

Hillary Clinton in secret internal policy suggestion for Middle East, 31 December 2012

“The best way to help Israel deal with Iran’s growing nuclear capability is to help the people of Syria overthrow the regime of Bashar Assad, ….

The end of the Assad regime would end this dangerous alliance. Israel’s leadership understands well why defeating Assad is now in its interests. Bringing down Assad would not only be a massive boon to Israel’s security, it would also ease Israel’s understandable fear of losing its nuclear monopoly. Then, Israel and the United States might be able to develop a common view of when the Iranian program is so dangerous that military action could be warranted.

 In short, the White House can ease the tension that has developed with Israel over Iran by doing the right thing in Syria. With his life and his family at risk, only the threat or use of force will change the Syrian dictator Bashar Assad’s mind.”

Hillary Clinton in Internal Email available via some leak, From Choice & Truth, “Clinton Email: We Must Destroy Syria For Israel.” 2 October 2016, http://yournewswire.com/clinton-email-we-must-destroy-syria-for-israel/

The U.S. navy Tomahawk cruise missile was used to strike a base in Syria under the control of President Bashar al-Assad Thursday night, after he used chemical weapons that killed dozens of civilians on Tuesday. =April 7, 2017 = http://cjme.com/article/1220863/syrian-u-s-professor-reacts-us-missile-strike

PARTICULARLY RELEVANT

Padraig Colman “President Hillary Clinton and Sri Lanka,” June 2016, https://pcolman.wordpress.com/2016/06/30/president-hillary-clinton-and-sri-lanka/

ALSO  SEE

 

Gerald H. Peiris: “The Doctrine of Responsibility to Protect: Impulses, Implications and Impact,” 30 June 2010, http://www.slguardian.org/2010/06/the-doctrine-of-responsibility-to-protect-impulses-implications-and-impact/  AND https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#search/from%3A(geraldpeiris%40yahoo.com)+OR+to%3A(geraldpeiris%40yahoo.com)/1510fc7141751033?projector=1

Jeyaraj, D. B. S. 2009d “Wretched of the Earth break Free of Bondage,” Daily Mirror, 25 April 2009, http://dbsjeyaraj.com/dbsj/archives/380.  

Hull, C. Bryson & Ranga Sirilal 2009 “Sri Lankan War in Endgame, 100,000 escape rebel zone,” 23 April 2009, http://www.reuters.com/article/us-srilanka-war-idUSTRE53J0IZ20090422

Hull, C. Bryson & Ranga Sirilal 2009 “Sri Lanka’s long war in bloody final climax,” 17 May 2009, http://mg.co.za/article/2009-05-17-sri-lankas-long-war-in-bloody-final-climax

Reddy, Muralidhar 2009 “Final Assault. A first-hand account of the war and the civilians’ plight as Eelam War almost comes to a close,” Frontline, 26/11, May 23-June 5, 2009, http://www.frontline.in/navigation/?type=static&page=archive

Choice & Truth 2016 ” Hillary Clinton’s Anti-Syrian Fire & Brimstone, 31 December 2012” — as reprinted subsequently at https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2017/04/26/hillary-clintons-anti-syrian-fire-brimstone-31-december-2012/#more-25167

Roberts, Michael 2017 “The Death Toll in 2009: Deceit and Myopia, International and Lankan,”26 April 2-017,  https://thuppahi.wordpress.com/2017/04/26/the-death-toll-in-2009-deceit-and-myopia-international-and-lankan/

 

END NOTES

[1] Michael Roberts, “Simpletons at the World’s Peak,” 2010: 290. See also Washington Post “Clinton & self-styled peacemakers obstructing Tiger defeat,” 27 April 2009.

[2] This was at the SLAF HQ at Slave Island Colombo: see C. Bryson Hull, “Sri Lanka opens eye in the sky on war zone,” 20 April 2009, http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSCOL450259. Subject to exceptions, it appears that the mainline western media has not acknowledged the exceptional character of the GSL operations that penetrated and eventually seized control of the Last Redoubt between 19th April and 18/19th May. It is feasible to describe the operations as work that involved saving lives with force insofar as killing a few in battles was the only way of saving the majority – and we know that some 295,000 Tamil civilians and Tigers survived.

 

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