US Congress Woman Tulsi Gabbard (D) Visits Syria


Human Wrongs Watch

By Jan Oberg, TFF Director*

Lund, Sweden – January 26, 2017 (TFF) – Tulsi Gabbard* and former peace presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich (D) have just visited Aleppo and Damascus in Syria and met citizens, religious leaders and President Assad.

© Jan Oberg 2016

Watch here how CNN tries to frame her as siding with Assad:

Starting out with Twitter girl Bana with President Erdogan (one more time – how stupid does CNN think we are?) and then showing no interest in what she reports because it doesn’t fit the deceptive Western narrative.
Much more important, however, listen to what Gabbard says in just 6 minutes about:

– the role of the US and its support to terrorists,

– there being no moderate rebels,

– the destruction in Syria,

– the human suffering,

– the role of the Syrian leadership,

– what the alternative to al-Assad would be,

– the right of the Syrians to decide their future

– what we must understand to help bring about peace.

And about how wrong it is to support the same terrorists in Syria that the US fights elsewhere.

She shows you how important it is to go there.

Mindblowing evidence, briliantly presented, of there being a much broader truth.

Gabbard has a military background and has served in Iraq and Kuwait. She knows what warfare means.

She is passionate about children, the environment and security.

Here five things to know about her.

She shares some views with Trump, supported Sanders and then Clinton. Here her views on security and intervention in foreign countries and her position on a series of other issues.

In other words, Gabbard is not that easy to categorize.

Her statement is a turningpoint. As was the liberation of Aleppo…

Thanks Tulsi Gabbard for this blow to soon 6 years of twisted, unprofessional and fake news reporting about Syria.

Thanks for your unique focus on the suffering of millions of innocent people. You have my respect!

See this short interview.

She will be framed and silenced today and turn out to be right the day after tomorrow.

See also:

Jan Oberg’s photo stories from Aleppo

TFF PressInfo 398: Syria and Aleppo: Old news media falling

TFF PressInfo 397: Syria’s destruction – When everybody thinks power and no one thinks peace.

About the author: 

fileDr Jan Oberg, Peace studies professor. PhD in sociology, peace and future researcher. Associate professor (Docent) at Lund University, thereafter visiting or guest professor at various universities. 

Former director of the Lund University Peace Research Institute (LUPRI); former secretary-general of the Danish Peace Foundation; former member of the Danish government’s Committee on security and disarmament.

Visiting professor at ICU (1990-91) and Chuo Universities (1995) in Japan and visiting professor for three months at Nagoya University in 2004 and 2007 and four months in 2009 – at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto. Oberg has taught peace courses for more than 10 years at the European Peace University (EPU) in Schlaining, Austria and teaches MA courses twice a year at the World Peace Academy (WPA) in Basel, Switzerland. Learn more about Jan Oberg.

Jan Oberg’s article was published in: TFF – Transnational Foundation for Peace and Future Research. Go to Original.

About TFF:  TFF is an independent think tank, a global network that aims to bring about peace by peaceful means. It inspires a passion for peace from the grassroots to the corridors of power.

TFF is an all-volunteer global network. It promotes conflict-mitigation and reconciliation in general, as well as in a more targeted way in a selected number of conflict regions – through meticulous on-the-ground research, active listening, education and advocacy. Learn more about TFF

2017 Human Wrongs Watch

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