A Proxy War Is Raging In Syria

“Our” Sunni Terrorists Are Fighting “Their” Hezbollah Terrorists

Right now inside Syria, Hezbollah terrorist fighters – backed by the Syrian government, Iran and Lebanon – are fighting Al Qaeda, Hamas and Muslim Brotherhood terrorist fighters – backed by the U.S., Israel, the Eurozone, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

BBC reports:

The military chief of the main umbrella group of Syrian rebels … claimed that more than 7,000 fighters of the Lebanese Shia movement [Hezbollah ] were taking part in attacks on the rebel-held town of Qusair.

The French foreign minister has estimated the number at 3,000-4,000.


Hezbollah fighters have been in Syria for some time now but their numbers appear to have grown rapidly over the last few weeks ….

Not only did the U.S., Israel and Saudi Arabia largely create, sponsor and fund Al Qaeda, but also two other groups fighting on the side of the Syrian rebels: Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood.

This is a proxy war.

As we’ve documented in detail, the U.S., Israel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and their allies back the Sunni jihadists against Shia Muslims.  Indeed, the U.S. is involved in a religious war – between the two factions of Islam (and is actually backing the most violent elements) – as part of a geopolitical strategy to exert control over the natural gas market.

BBC notes:

[There is] growing concern in the US that the conflict in Syria is morphing into a complex regional war by proxy.

ABC News reports:

Hezbollah and Al Qaeda fighters edging closer to full scale confrontation


Syria’s conflict is often described as a “civil war,” but that is only true insofar as it has yet to spill over into another country on a large scale or draw in too many different forces. But it is the quintessential proxy war, with the Alawite (an offshoot of Shia Islam) Assad regime backed up by Shia allies Hezbollah and Iran, as well as Russia and China.

The Sunni rebels are supported by the Islamist rulers of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey, as well as the U.S., France, Britain and others.


In December, Syrian rebels [i.e. Sunnis] burned down a Shiite mosque in northern Idlib province. Fighting between Hezbollah and Jabhat al-Nusra is being waged closer and closer to the Zeinab shrine. Shiite villages are coming under attack by militants who praise Osama bin Laden and Sunni villagers are being slaughtered by regime loyalists. Sectarian fighting has already leaked across the border into northern Lebanon.  [For example, Syrian rebels – Sunnis – apparently shelled Shiites inside neighboring Lebanon.] The stage has been set.

“When Hezbollah and Israel are both actively fighting in the same third country,” writes Ramy Khoury, a professor of international affairs at the American University of Beirut, “and Iran and the United States are both actively warning about their determination to act to protect their allies and their interests in that same third country, it is time to make another pot of coffee and make sure you have plenty of fresh batteries at home for your transistor radio.”

All people of good faith are calling for an end to all foreign soldiers and foreign weapons  in Syria … be they from Iran, Lebanon and Russia, or the U.S., Israeli, Saudi Arabia and Europe.

Of course, the U.S. has been arming the Syrian opposition since 2006.

Indeed, American neoconservatives planned regime change … and considered carrying out acts of violence and blaming it on the Syrian government as an excuse for regime change was discussed over 50 years ago by British and American leaders.

But the answer is not to send more arms to “our” terrorists to fight “their” terrorists …  or vice versa.

The answer is for all sides to stop pouring gas on the fire, getting all foreign troops and arms out, and letting the Syrian people sort it out.

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  • Chris

    Amazing post! Thanks a lot for sharing.


  • Dave

    Seems a natural extension of the “fund both sides and make them fight to distract the public” tactic, similar to the ongoing “Liberal” vs. “Conservative” conflict.

  • barry60x

    There’s big money in mayhem.

  • hp

    Being assigned the “terrorist” badge by Zionists big and small is in the eyes of those who see, an honor.
    Nasrallah is one of the most respected and honored men in the world.
    And not because he owns all the newspapers, radio and TV stations.

    • Robert Barsocchini

      I was going to say that when mentioning Hezbollah, you can’t just say “Hezbollah terrorist fighters”, as it says in the first line of this article. You should say that the Hezbollah militia was formed, as you can find somewhere as basic as Wikipedia, after the US-backed Israeli invasion of Lebanon, to protect the Lebanon from the foreign terrorist invading hordes. That’s honorable.

      But if you are going to simply say “Hezbollah terrorist fighters”, then you have to also say “American terrorist fighters”, whenever you mention US forces, as the USA is engaged in, has committed, is supporting, and has supported terrorism to an extent that Hezbollah will never achieve, even if it wanted to.

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    Right now inside the US, Obama terrorist fighters – backed by the Cliton/Bush government, Bildabergers and Banksters – are f-ing American citizens – backed by Constitutionalists, the law and God. Same thing different name.

  • HS

    The fact that the US is openly supporting Al Qaeda is ominous. Not only does it demonstrate how comatose the US public really is, but, also, that they’re prepared to stop pretending that the US is a democracy. I do believe that we are getting down to nut cutting time.

  • Stacy Regenerous

    Funding “both sides” is hardly unique, especially in the 20th century where the US armed — both sides in many conflicts. The US created Al Qeada so it should come as no surprise a meaningless label is used most often to describe mercenaries of all types that are supported. The public meanwhile, is fed a torrent of distraction, and with an uptick in patriotism and propaganda in the last week or so.

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