Without Evidence of Assailant, United States Military Attacks Yemen’s Houthis in Retaliation for Missiles Fired Near a US Destroyer

I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…

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After Attacking Yemen’s Houthis, US Admits They Don’t Know Who Fired Missiles:
http://ronpaulinstitute.org/archives/peace-and-prosperity/2016/october/14/after-attacking-yemen-s-houthis-us-admits-they-don-t-know-who-fired-missiles/

(Jason Ditz) Yesterday, the United States attacked and destroyed a series of radar stations belonging to the Shi’ite Houthis in Yemen, along the Red Sea coast. This was described as retaliation for the missiles fired sort of near a US destroyer off shore, and presented as preventing future such strikes.

Yet today, Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook admitted that the US still hasn’t actually made any determination who fired those missiles in the first place. It is unclear why they retaliated against the Houthis, who denied involvement, apart from Cook saying that the US believes Iran has “been supportive of the Houthi rebels.”

(Read entire article here…)

My Commentary: Just the incident needed to start WWIII, eh?

Reminds me of this…

The Gulf of Tonkin Incident:
http://nsarchive.gwu.edu/NSAEBB/NSAEBB132/press20051201.htm

As I’ve said before, the “Occupy Rectum” movement is definitely a most enduring one! It’s hard to believe that it is STILL going strong, after all these centuries! It’s all good, though. I’ll just continue to maintain my position: standing upright, facing the horizon, secure in the knowledge that the ASS is no place for the HEAD to be!

“Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities.” – Voltaire
“War is a racket. It always has been.” – Smedley Butler
“All warfare is based upon deception.” – Sun Tsu

Remember the Kuwaiti Incubator Baby HOAX back in 1991, which was used as the pretext for America’s FIRST Gulf War? No?
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nayirah_(testimony)

How Bush Sr. Sold the Bombing of Iraq:
http://www.counterpunch.org/cohen1228.html

Kuwaiti Incubator Babies Lie:
http://www.whale.to/b/kuwait_babies.html

What about this gem?

BBC News Uses “Iraq Photo to Illustrate Syrian Massacre”:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/syria/9293620/BBC-News-uses-Iraq-photo-to-illustrate-Syrian-massacre.html

I can keep going with the examples, if you’d like!

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