As the battle for East Ghouta began heating up in 2018, a reader wrote
to me and suggested that there must be something incredibly important in
East Ghouta for the United States and the rest of the “Western” world
to react in such a volatile way. If recent reports coming from al-Mayadeen are true, that reader may be proven correct.
According to a report by al-Mayadeen and FARS News, a number of British troops have been captured in Douma. The source cited by al-Mayadeen
says the troops are believed to be part of the “international
coalition” and a plan to launch a ground assault in Damascus in
coordination with the U.S. The report suggests that the US and NATO as
well as Jordan and Israel had planned to launch attacks on Syria from
several different fronts. However, as the Syrian military began
operations to liberate Ghouta, the plan was disrupted.
The news agency claims that, after the Syrian and Russian militaries
discovered the plot, the operation to liberate Ghouta was launched.
Sputnik International writes:
The US and Turkey sought to rescue foreign “militants and
agents operating for Israel, Jordan and NATO,” now trapped in Ghouta,
and move them to Idlib, the source says.
The Turkish initiative to help with the evacuation of Nusra Front
terrorists from Ghouta has reportedly been a coverup for “special
foreign forces that were among the ranks of the Al-Qaeda-affiliated”
Nusra front terror organization.
“Therefore, the US has ordered Jaysh al-Islam, Faylaq al-Rahman and
other terrorist groups to allow the evacuation of civilians from Eastern
Ghouta to army-held regions in a bid to provide the ground for these
foreign agents to also leave Ghouta in disguise and enable the Turkish
intelligence service to send them to specified regions in At-Tanf and
northern Syria which are under the control of US troops,” the source
Western mainstream media outlets, however, are claiming that the reports are false.
For instance, a report in the Sun states,
FALSE reports which circulated in Iran claimed a group of British soldiers were captured in Syria.
The Sun Online contacted the Ministry of Defence, who denied the claims made by Iran’s semi-official news agency.
The unverified report was attributed to a journalist – based in Moscow – working for Lebanon’s news channel al-Mayadeen.
Fars agency claimed the “British military men” who were taken in
Eastern Ghouta, near the capital of Damascus were seized by
Syrian-Russian military forces.
The report claimed the Brit soldiers were part of a plot involving “terrorists and NATO forces” to attack Damascus.
If the reports are true, we call on the Syrian and Russian
authorities to release video, photos, or some other form of evidence to
at least corroborate that the British troops have been captured.
Regardless of the accuracy of this report, Ghouta has long been known
as the “eyes and ears” of Israel in Syria and has long been used to
terrorize and pressure the capital. For that reason alone, Ghouta has
been strategically significant for both parties.
Brandon Turbeville writes for Activist Post – article archive here – He is the author of seven books, Codex Alimentarius — The End of Health Freedom, 7 Real Conspiracies, Five Sense Solutions and Dispatches From a Dissident, volume 1 and volume 2, The Road to Damascus: The Anglo-American Assault on Syria, The Difference it Makes: 36 Reasons Why Hillary Clinton Should Never Be President, and Resisting The Empire: The Plan To Destroy Syria And How The Future Of The World Depends On The Outcome. Turbeville
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