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Tuesday, 3 September 2013

SYRIA CRISIS: CNN's Amanpour in hysterical war mongering mode, comes out as an anti-democratic thug

Neo-con fascists, clamoring for a war in Syria, are outraged that parliaments are actually going to vote on the issue, and not have it rammed down their throats. Christiane Amanpour, has outdone herself over the past few days in virulent, hysterical war mongering. Sickening is her thuggish approach to something we, in the West, call "democracy". Parliament, democratic votes may not be taken seriously in Iran, but they are taken so, by us. Being an Iranian, perhaps she has forgotten this. 



CHRISTIANE AMANPOUR, CNN CHIEF INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENT: Well, it's obviously the subject of immense scrutiny. And obviously if he wins, it's a massive, massive victory for him and for the United States. And if he loses it will be a catastrophe for the United States, not just him as President Obama. 

Because it's all about America's place in the world now. And let's face it, it was Britain who brought really -- started this sort of vote ball rolling. David Cameron going to parliament and losing, it just sent shock waves through England, through Great Britain and through allies and through the rest of the world. 

It's put Britain's place in the world at great risk and in great question right now because Britain has always been in the last many, many decades, together with the United States in all of these military ventures. So that's a big problem right now France right now is catching the sort of vote bug, but they're saying, no, we are not going to have a vote even though some opposition politicians are saying, hey, if the British did and the Americans will, why shouldn't our parliament. 

France is going to have a public debate on Wednesday, but there will be no vote, according to the prime minister. And they say they will back the United States and go with the United States if there's action. They're worried if the U.S. doesn't go, are they going to be left going it alone? 

The full transcript may be read here. 


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