UK Says It Can Legally Strike Syria without UN Backing
The British government has announced that its legal advice says military attacks on Syria are justifiable.
The advice states the legal basis for any such action would be "humanitarian intervention", even if permanent UN members Russia and China block it.
UK intelligence chiefs have told the PM it is "highly likely" the Syrian government was responsible for a chemical attack last week, the BBC reminds.
The UK Parliament will later vote on whether to back the principle of military intervention, but the leader of the opposition Labour Party, Ed Miliband, has said MPs should not have to decide on what he called an "artificial timetable". Speaking in the Commons, he insisted any UK action should be based on the principle that "evidence should precede decision; not decision precede evidence".
US President Barack Obama stated that he had not yet made a decision on whether to order a military strike against Syria.
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"The news that Russia is diverting ships into the area has now meant that she has shown her true colours"---btw, the USA and GB war ships are ALREADY in that area. What about their "true colours"?
" This move definitely does support that Assad regime..."-----"this move" supports the non-interference only, it is the attempt of Russia to prevent USA&Co' military intervention, to prevent killing Syrians by "Tomahawks" missiles ...the vain attempt, however.
But now the UK parliament has voted against any military action and so the UK is out of the picture. Maybe that will put a strain in UK/USA relationship but it will also show the US that the UK will not always follow their lead. Remains to be seen how other western countries will react. The UK action should not be construed as support for the Assad regime, it is certainly not that, but rather the UK is tired of being a world policeman a role it has done longer than any other nation on the globe (about 200 years - since Nelson's time). I am sure the UK will support bringing down the Assad regime in other ways. The news that Russia is diverting ships into the area has now meant that she has shown her true colours. This move definitely does support that Assad regime and shows that, despite all her protestations, she does have an agenda - but we all knew that didn't we?????????
Obama-Kerry-Hegel are no match for Bush-Cheney-Rumsfeld; they were the masters of war creation and superb to cook fake documents which can have not only fooled the world powers but our great General too. Poor Obama team started to bluff, but caught miserably red handed and now waiting for their BAIL to arrive. Still, it is not too late to wash their dirty hands and leave SAUDI PRINCE to go home and think about moving to Swiss before they are also become target of the Saudi masses. Obama has lost his face and reputation but still he has not lost everything, he can take a U-Turn and save his dynasty.
USA acts as a vassal to the Saudi Kings!
If Mark Twain is revived in his grave and informed that the USA’s president kisses the hand of a Saudi monarch he will turn in his grave. If he is informed that the USA uses its power to destroy the secular Arab states and to install on their place societies governed by the sharia law he will probably decide to die again.
He would not understand how reinstalling the sharia societies, and in fact uniting the Arab world on entirely religious principle …serves USA ….
Mark Twain described the Arabs and their culture in his collection “Innocents abroad” very clearly. He would be appalled in what USA is doing now. I do not understand how the casualties of the Eleven of 11 September would understand it too.
How this “most free” Christian country evolved into puppet of rich petrodollar kings it is partial mystery.
He has to know that the USA administration is infiltrated with Arab financial interest, so USA simply acts as a servant to the Arab billionaires.
But still strange!!!!!!. Is this country so week, so ignorant and so demoralized so it is incapable to foresee the dangers of its actions???
How destroying secular state and reviving the sharia Islamic states helps USA and its people I do not understand!!!!!! It certainly does not help the Christan secular states of Europe!!
It will actually create new religious empire…with its emissaries acting as advisers or even presidents of USA. I cant see bright future for Israel too. Saladin destroyed the Jerusalem kingdom, because he united the Arabs!!! Secular Syria cannot unite the Arabs. But sharia based religious empire like the Caliphate or the Ottoman empires will wipe out Israel by a single word of its leader.
UK will be officially recognized as a Muslim country before Bulgaria!!!!
I am sure of that!!!
There is something common between persons with heavy alcoholic headache and nations suffering imperial ambitions.
That is they are not very clever.
I know because I am Bulgarian and my ancestors lived under the sharia law for centuries ..that UK's official conversion to Islam will be extremely pailful.
Painful like deaf. But obviously the strong man and money lenders in UK do not know this. Their imperial past deprived them of some kind on knowledge.
The great Brits will vomit their gats!!!!
They think they are subtle but they are not!!!