[Editor’s note: As you will read in the following article, the 1957 plan to carry out a regime change operation in Syria, is being implemented today. The same process is being adopted to bring Bashar Al Assad down. For those calling us “conspiracy theorists”, this article proves that indeed, there’s always been conspiracies and plots to destabilize non aligned countries which didn’t serve western interests. Thanks in advance for sharing this article. That proves what we’ve been saying & reporting since day 1, what Syrian president himself declared many times, what Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah underlined in his speech yesterday July the 18th as in many other speeches before, there is an international plot against Syria]
Documents show White House and No 10 conspired over oil-fuelled invasion plan
- The Guardian, Saturday 27 September 2003 02.35 BST
Nearly 50 years before the war in Iraq, Britain and America sought a secretive “regime change” in another Arab country they accused of spreading terror and threatening the west’s oil supplies, by planning the invasion of Syria and the assassination of leading figures.
Newly discovered documents show how in 1957 Harold Macmillan and President Dwight Eisenhower approved a CIA-MI6 plan to stage fake border incidents as an excuse for an invasion by Syria’s pro-western neighbours, and then to “eliminate” the most influential triumvirate in Damascus.
The plans, frighteningly frank in their discussion, were discovered in the private papers of Duncan Sandys, Mr Macmillan’s defence secretary, by Matthew Jones, a reader in international history at Royal Holloway, University of London. Continue reading