By Kevin Barrett
The latest news from Syria is that the US is imposing new and draconian sanctions.
I believe they started just about now. And, of course, the US has been destabilizing Syria for many years now, militarily, as well as economically. And it seems like they’re ratcheting up the economic destabilization efforts in order to prevent—or they hope at least to prevent—the Syrian government from fully reestablishing sovereignty over all of its territory and resources.
The US is in fact stealing Syrian resources. It has installations where it’s pumping oil with the help of its ISIS (Daesh) helpers. They still occupying portions of Syria, and stealing 200,000 barrels of oil every day according to estimates from the Syrian government.
And Trump is actually bragging about this rather than denying it. He says we’re staying there to steal—I think he didn’t use the word “steal” but he might as well have—he will stay there to seize the oil, to take the oil.
So, the American leaders are shameless in their war of actual terrorism and economic terrorism against countries that don’t obey every single one of their orders.
This underlines the importance of the world figuring out how to get out from under the US dollar and the institutions it dominates.
The only reason the US is able to starve the Syrian people like this and to try to starve people from so many other countries with these similar draconian sanctions—and you know we’re reaching the point where there are sanctions on a long list of countries, that soon it’ll be about half the world that will be under us sanctions— the only reason they can do that is because the Bretton Woods post-World War Two architecture of the world financial networks all runs through Washington and runs through international banker controlled institutions like the Bank of International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland, which is the headquarters of the Rothschild banking cabal that rules the West, and uses US state power as one of its main instruments.
The world needs to find a way to build a new financial architecture that is multilateral, that doesn’t all get piped through this banking cabal in Basel and its hired politicians in Washington DC.
And of course as more and more of the world gets sanctioned, including Syria, there is more and more motivation for countries like Russia and China and Iran and Syria and Venezuela, and any country that wants to trade with them which is probably most of the world, to figure out how to do it by getting around these sanctions. And this is going to put more pressure on the dollar, which is already getting a little bit shaky. They keep propping up the dollar by creating new crises.
The COVID-19 made in a lab US bio-war complex attack on the world very likely was a destabilization effort with many objectives, including taking down the globalized trade system that is the engine of China’s economic growth.
And additionally to scare the world and destabilize the world because the panic reaction is always to run back to the US dollar. But there’s a limit to how often they can pull that trick before the world gets wise and realizes the dollar isn’t worth the toilet paper it is printed on.
So that’s the larger situation. Meanwhile the people of Syria are trying to rebuild their country, and they are suffering from this economic terrorism. And the world needs to stand up and say no and find ways to get rid of the sanctions, to evade these sanctions, and to help Syria rebuild itself and come back to life after this horrific terrorist war that the US started on Syria on behalf of Israel…and, of course, on behalf of that Zionist international banking cabal that owns the United States, and uses US state power and has as its headquarters the fake state of Israel squatting in occupied Palestine.
Kevin Barrett is an American author, journalist and radio host with a Ph.D. in Islamic and Arabic Studies. He has been studying the events of 9/11 since late 2003. He recorded this article for Press TV website.