As a prisoner in North Vietnam, John McCain made a propaganda recording. He said he was guilty of war crimes.
If we are feeling especially magnanimous it is possible to forgive McCain. He was, after all, a prisoner during the war and POWs were not treated very well by the North Vietnamese. Of course, considering what the US did to North Vietnam—relentless bombing, even on Christmas, and the widespread destruction of civilian infrastructure—the attitude of North Vietnam against bomber pilots in understandable. The JASONs, billed as Pentagon
Of course, considering what the US did to North Vietnam—relentless bombing, even on Christmas, and the widespread destruction of civilian infrastructure—the treatment by North Vietnam against bomber pilots in understandable. The JASONs, billed as Pentagon
The JASONs, billed as Pentagon wisemen, even mulled nuking North Vietnam, but concluded a campaign using 3,000 tactical nukes per year wouldn’t make much of a difference. The Pentagon didn’t even have 3,000 tactical nukes in its arsenal at time.
John McCain’s crimes in Vietnam, however, are minor when compared to what he later accomplished.
McCain and South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham have have repeatedly demanded the US conduct aerial bombing of Syria and put boots on the ground to remove Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.
In 2013, McCain crossed into Syria form Turkey with General Salem Idris, who leads the Supreme Military Council of the Free Syrian Army.
“McCain’s two-hour visit has garnered a lot of attention because some bloggers claim that two of the rebel leaders seen in the photos that McCain posted to his Twitter account look very much like leaders of the Islamic State: Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and Muahmmad Noor,” notes Global Research.
McCain is intimately involved in covert skullduggery.
Senator McCain has a long relationship with the CIA as the president of the State Department-funded International Republican Institute. The IRI organized the overthrow of Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide in 2004, and has been involved in many other overthrow operations, including the coup in Ukraine.
According to journalist Thierry Meyssan, who is based in Damascus, McCain participated in every color revolution over the past 20 years. Also according to Meyssan, McCain chaired a meeting held in Cairo on February 4, 2011, which NATO had organized to launch the “Arab Spring” in Libya and Syria. The so-called uprising in Syria began shortly afterward.
Meyssan’s claim that McCain is intimately involved with CIA-organized overthrows makes lot more sense than the fiction that nobody knows who Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is or how this violent Iraqi al-Qaeda leader ended up meeting of ‘Syrian rebels’ with the senator inside of Syria. The inescapable conclusion is that all of the men at the meeting, including al-Baghdadi are CIA assets, and that IS is a CIA creation.
McCain’s reelection opponents in Arizona have focused on his record as a POW. However, if they really want to send him into retirement, they should concentrate on his collaboration with al-Baghdadi and the Islamic State.